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Sonographer

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Organization:PAMF-Palo Alto Medical Foundation CADPosition Overview: -Competently performs routine and specialized sonography procedures of moderate complexity to produce quality images to physicians and other health care providers for the diagnosis, treatment, monitoring and prevention of injury or disease. Works independently, exercising sound judgment, and executing developed clinical skills on challenging diagnostic procedures and situations to deliver accurate results in a timely manner. Gains confidence and cooperation from the patient, their family/support group, and other healthcare providers through competent patient assessment, attentive monitoring, and effective communication. Adheres to all local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure privacy and safety while delivering optimal patient care. May also be responsible for performing specific procedures and/or orient other staff to the department.Job Description:EDUCATIONEquivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.Other: Graduation from an accredited formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program. or equivalent education/experienceCERTIFICATION & LICENSUREARDMS-American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Upon HireBLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Upon HireMust possess two of the following:AB-Abdomen certification Upon HireBR-Breast certification Upon HireFE-Fetal Echocardiography certification Upon HireOB/GYN-Obstetrics & Gynecology Upon HirePS-Pediatric Sonography Upon HireRVT-Registered Vascular Technician Upon HirePREFERRED EXPERIENCE AS TYPICALLY ACQUIRED IN:2 years requires basic clinical and practical experience as typically acquired during an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program.SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGEIntermediate knowledge of diagnostic sonography principles, procedures, views, and equipment, including some experience responding to traumas and various hospital emergencies.Proficient in performing sonographic examinations with a solid understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology so as to recognize, prioritize and communicate suspicious or abnormal results.Possess written and verbal communications skills to explain sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences, including non-medical people.Well-developed time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized operating procedures and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlineWorking knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) and related information systems (Radiology (RIS), laboratory (LIS), electronic health records (EHR), EPIC, and picture archive and communication system (PACS).Ability to:--- prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies, procedures, and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.--- work independently, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions.--- identify, evaluate and resolve standard problems by selecting appropriate solutions from established options.--- ensure the privacy of each patient's protected health information (PHI).--- build collaborate relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives. -License/Certifications:ARDMS-American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography, ARDMS-Registered Vascular Technician - The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography, BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider - American Heart AssociationEducation:Vocational/Technical/Trade Certificate (Required)Job Shift:RotatingSchedule:Full TimeShift Hours:8Days of the Week:VariableWeekend Requirements:Rotating WeekendsBenefits:YesUnions:NoPosition Status: Non-ExemptWeekly Hours:40Employee Status:RegularNumber of Openings:1Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Days

Keywords: Sutter Health, Mountain View , Sonographer, Healthcare , Mountain View, California

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