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Sonographer

SCL Health System Grand Junction, CO
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Job Description

Sonographer-18005228 

This position is responsible for performing clinical assessment, uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify and record appropriate anatomic and pathological ultrasound images and maintaining a high degree of quality of those images.
  • Performs ultrasonic diagnostic procedures of specified body areas by properly positioning patients and locating/scanning areas for interpretation as directed by the physician or radiologist.
  • Explains procedures to patients and/or family members ensuring cooperation and optimum test results and to reduce anxiety.
  • Analyzes sonograms, obtains a medical history and demonstrates excellent communication skills and self confidence when presenting this information to the radiologist.
  • Prepares or cleans patient rooms by changing linens, stocking supplies, wiping off tables and cleaning equipment, ensuring an efficient and clean working environment.
  • Assists physicians with such procedures as needle biopsies, amniocentesis, renal biopsies, etc. by scanning patient, marking patient's body and determining angle of puncture as requested.
  • Maintain patient information by purging or updating patient film jackets and/or filing reports or film files to ensure accurate patient records.
  • Maintains ultrasound equipment by performing scheduled cleanings/tests and documents results. Contacts service personnel and notifies supervision of malfunctioning equipment.
  • Performs other related duties as directed in order to support the achievement of established goals and objectives.

·         The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.       

 

  • High School diploma or equivalent, required
  • Successful completion of a formal Ultrasound training program or equivalent training, required
  • Current certification, or registry eligible for certification, through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), required
  • Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, or obtain certification within one month of employment, required
  • One (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred
 

Organization

: SCL Health Medical Group - Western Colorado, Grand Junction, CO

Primary Location

: CO-Grand Junction
Department: SMG PSO-SMMG-Vascular Surgery

Schedule

: Per Diem/PRN

Shift

: Day Shift

Job Posting

: Jun 11, 2018, 2:35:20 PM
FTE: 0.2

 Medical Imaging

Recruiter

: Mary Murray

Job Details

Date Posted June 12, 2018
Date Closes July 12, 2018
Requisition 18005228
Located In Grand junction, CO
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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