Maternal Fetal Medicine Sonographer - Owensboro Health

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Maternal Fetal Medicine Sonographer

Schedule: Full-Time Shift: Days
Maternal Fetal Medicine Hours: 8a - 5p

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  • Job Summary
    Performs sonography in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization. Responsible for larger, more complex assignments. Duties and tasks are broad in nature. Serves as a resource for more complex problems.
  • Job Responsibilities
    • Sets up and adjusts all equipment and manually maneuvers transducers to perform exams.
    • Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures.
    • Performs routine and complex studies and assists physician in a variety of imaging procedures.
    • Recognizes significant structures, artifacts, pathology and equipment limitations.
    • Evaluates, synthesizes, and communicates diagnostic information to the attending physician or radiologist.
    • Communicates effectively with the patient and health care team and provide education regarding the procedure and equipment to ensure patient understanding.
  • Organizational Responsibilities
    • Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures. Executes all tasks and behaves in a manner consistent with a culture of compliance, safety, and a high-reliability organization; behavior supports the organization's core commitments of Integrity, Service, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, and Innovation.
  • Education
    • Associate's degree in Science or related field required. A combination of education, training, and experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Licensure/Certification/Registration
    • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS), Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT), Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS, Registered Radiological Technologist in Sonography (RT(S), or Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) required. Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) in Obstetrics and Gynecology or Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) Fetal Echocardiography preferred. Certified as a Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this position.
  • Work Experience
    • 0 to 4 years progressive experience in a related field required.
  • Skills & Attributes
    • Requires in-depth skills and knowledge of the specialized concepts, practices, and procedures in the area of specialization. Utilizes in-depth knowledge of the specialization, as well as business, needs to recommend appropriate action. Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision.Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • FLSA Classification
    • Non-Exempt
  • Disclaimer
    • This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees. Specific duties and responsibilities consistent with the general nature and level of work described may vary by department and additional related duties may be assigned as needed. Some duties listed may not apply to all areas.
  • Additional Position Related Details
    • Populations Served
      • Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment.

    • Physical Requirements

      • Activity & Frequency:
        • Bending/Stooping - Frequently
        • Climbing - Occasionally
        • Keyboard Data Entry - Frequently
        • Kneeling - Frequently
        • Lifting/Moving Patients - Frequently
        • Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - 0-25 lbs - Frequently
        • Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - 25-75 lbs - Frequently
        • Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - over 75 lbs - Never
        • Pushing/Pulling - 0-25 lbs - Frequently
        • Pushing/Pulling - 25-75 lbs - Frequently
        • Pushing/Pulling - over 75 lbs - Occasionally
        • Reaching - Frequently
        • Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements - Frequently
        • Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements - Frequently
        • Running - Rarely
        • Sitting - Occasionally
        • Squatting - Frequently
        • Standing - Frequently
        • Walking - Frequently
        • Audible Speech - Constantly
        • Hearing Acuity - Constantly
        • Smelling Acuity - Never
        • Taste Discrimination - Never
        • Vision: Depth Perception - Constantly
        • Vision: Distinguish Color - Constantly
        • Vision: Seeing - Far - Constantly
        • Vision: Seeing - Near - Constantly
    • Exposures

      • Owensboro Health is committed to providing a safe working environment including training and access to person protective equipment necessary to this position. While performing duties of this position, occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is present for all employees.

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