MATERNAL FETAL MEDICINE SONOGRAPHER, Owensboro Health – Owensboro, KY 42303

MATERNAL FETAL MEDICINE SONOGRAPHER
Owensboro Health 23 reviewsOwensboro, KY 42303

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 theprocedure 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 Providerrequired within 90 days of employment in this position.

Work Experience

0 to 4 years progressive experience in a related field required.

Skills and Attributes

Requires in-depth skills and knowledge of the specialized concepts, practices, and procedures in the area ofspecialization. Utilizes in-depth knowledge of the specialization as well as business needs to recommendappropriate 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 and 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.
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 theprocedure 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 Providerrequired within 90 days of employment in this position.

Work Experience

0 to 4 years progressive experience in a related field required.

Skills and Attributes

Requires in-depth skills and knowledge of the specialized concepts, practices, and procedures in the area ofspecialization. Utilizes in-depth knowledge of the specialization as well as business needs to recommendappropriate 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 and 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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