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Sonographer- PRN

Company: Fort Jesse Imaging & Gale Keeran Center for Women
Location: Normal
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Join an energetic, patient-focused team! Fort Jesse Imaging Center is currently seeking an experienced Sonographer for a PRN position at our outpatient imaging center located in Normal, IL.PRN Position will be utilized to cover day shifts when needed and Saturdays when needed.JOB SUMMARY:Under the direction of the Radiology Medical Director, the Sonographer:

  • Performs sonographic procedures at the request of and for interpretation by a licensed independent practitioner.
  • Ensures services are performed in a safe environment in accordance with established guidelines and regulatory requirements.
  • Serves as part of the imaging center team and seeks as well as provides feedback for improved clinical practice.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
    • Receives, relays, and documents verbal, written, and electronic orders in the patient's medical record.
    • Corroborates patient's clinical history with physicians order and procedure, ensuring information is documented and available for use by a licensed independent practitioner. May also verify informed consent, if applicable.
    • Assumes responsibility for patient needs during procedures.
    • Records anatomical, pathological, and/or physiological data for interpretation by a physician.
    • Assists the physician in gathering sonographic data necessary to diagnose a variety of conditions and diseases.
    • Identifies, prepares, positions patient, and competently performs procedure by using established Sonographic protocols or as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner for diagnostic interpretation or intervention, to achieve the highest quality image.
    • Conducts POC Creatinine clearance testing in accordance with established Sonographic protocols or as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner for diagnostic interpretation.
    • Evaluates images for technical quality, ensuring proper identification is recorded.
    • Identifies and manages emergency situations.
    • Provides education to patients, as well as students and other health care providers.
    • Performs ongoing quality assurance activities and maintains equipment.
    • Performs Diagnostic Ultrasound procedures or examinations as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner.
    • Optimizes equipment parameters to ensure diagnostic exams are of consistent technical and administrative quality as requested by a licensed independent practitioner.
    • Assists a licensed independent practitioner with interventional procedures.
    • Manipulates and reconstructs digital data for display or hard copy records, ensuring proper identification is evident.
    • Maintains archival storage of digital data as appropriate.
    • Assists in maintaining supply inventory.
    • As required, instructs students and residents and performs preceptor duties as necessary.
    • Establishes ownership of clinical area by taking pride in appearance and readiness of exam rooms, equipment, and supplies.
    • Participates in performance improvement activities.
    • Demonstrates consistent use of AIDET (Acknowledge patient, Introduce yourself, provide Duration/timeline for test, Explain the test, & Thank them for choosing our center) and HEAL ( Hear them out, Empathize, Apologize, & Leap into action to solve) when interacting with patients/customers.
    • Takes the initiative to help other modalities/areas of the Imaging Center as assigned or when work load/area allows.
    • Attends/participates in staff meetings, in-services, and center-wide meetings as scheduled.
    • Performs all other duties as assigned.. Requirements:EXPERIENCE:
      • Up to 5 years experience as a licensed Sonographer.EDUCATION:
        • Must be a graduate of an approved program of diagnostic sonography.LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:Must be registered or registry eligible through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (RDMS) or ARRT (S). RVT certification required within one year of hire, in addition to one of the following: OB, Abdominal or General. Additionally, must meet the state licensure requirement for the state in which they practice. BLS certification required within 60 days of hire.SKILLS/ABILITIES:
          • Skill in operation of Sonography equipment as well as applicable ancillary equipment.
          • Ability to work independently and multitask.
          • Ability to provide documentation accurately and concisely.
          • Demonstrates understanding of human cross-sectional anatomy, physiology, pathology, radiopharmacology, and medical terminology.
          • Knowledge of computer applications, including information and billing systems, keyboard input, digital archiving, and retrieving of data.Our outpatient imaging center offers competitive salary and benefits. Pre-employment drug screen and background check are required. If qualified, please apply today for immediate consideration.OIA partners with local healthcare providers to develop, own and operate quality, easily accessible, service-oriented outpatient diagnostic imaging centers. To learn more, visit us at Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Fort Jesse Imaging & Gale Keeran Center for Women, Normal , Sonographer- PRN, Healthcare , Normal, Illinois

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