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  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
    • Duties will include knowledge of all invasive and non-invasive ultrasound procedures. Proficient in all diagnostic OB US imaging, portable and vascular exams. The Perinatal Sonographer will have operating knowledge of all US equipment and computer based systems. Technologists should perform sonographic exams of the highest quality. The Perinatal Sonographer will give correct and detailed patient histories and accurate interpretation of exams. The US tech will have good communication skills with the Supervisor, Perinatologist, Radiologists, co-workers, patients and other staff. Eisenhower Medical Center (EMC) is an ACR accredited institution. All technologists must have ARDMS, OB/GYN, NT at time of certification
  • Reports to
    • Director of Maternity Services
  • Supervises
    • N/A
  • Ages of Patients
    • Neonate/ Infant
    • Pediatric
    • Adolescent
    • Adult
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • High Potential
  • Qualifications
    • Education
      • Required: Associate’s degree in Ultrasound Technology
    • Licensure/Certification
      • Required: American Heart Association BLS, ARDMS OB/GYN specialty; Nuchal Translucency Certification (The Fetal Medicine Foundation or ARDMS registry)
        • Current, or ability to obtain within 6 months:
          • Nuchal translucency certification through NTQR or Fetal Maternal Foundation
          • Nasal Bone certification
          • CLEAR certification
        • Current, or ability to obtain within 1 year:
          • Fetal echocardiography certification
    • Experience
      • Required: Proficient scanning general and Perinatal Scanning, five (5) years of previous experience
  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
    • Uses independent judgment and systematic problem solving methods to produce high quality diagnostic information and optimize patient care. Reports equipment failures to the appropriate supervisor or staff member.
    • Generates reports on the PACS system (Viewpoint), works with the attending physician to visualize sonographic examination on the OB view workstations.
    • Provides summary findings to the physician to aid in patient diagnosis and management. Prepares accurate and comprehensive preliminary reports and contacts referring physicians when required, according to established procedures.
    • Judges adequacy of image. Knows limitations of exam due to gestational age, fetal position, or patient habitus.
    • Be proficient in fetal anatomy, physiology and the processes of both genetic and teratogenic abnormalities.
    • Organizes daily work schedule and performs related clerical duties as required. Responsible forroom preparation and clean-up, and equipment sterilization as needed.
    • Communicates appropriately, asks for assistance and informs Perinatologist of problems.
    • Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality while providing a safe environment for patients.
    • Checks equipment for optimal set-up, determines correct equipment usage, cleans and disinfects equipment as per Infection Control or Manufacturer policies and guidelines.
    • Use Universal Precautions in all situations per policy and procedure.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of patient age-specific needs and provides the care needed.
    • Obtains appropriate medical history before patient examination and prepares patient for exam.
    • Follows department protocols for each exam.
    • Documents any changes in patient condition using appropriate forms and contacting Radiology RN when necessary.
    • Keeps patient informed of exam procedures, any delays, and allows patient to ask questions regarding the procedure.
    • Keeps open communication with Perinatology and Emergency Department Physicians and staff on patient exam, delays, concerns and care.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of operating room sterile field procedures.
    • Proficient in doing portable exams in the OR.
    • Performs Sonographic images of the highest technical quality
    • Sets up sterile trays and assists the Radiologist in invasive procedures with Ultrasound guidance.
    • Proficient in using all Ultrasound equipment including the Nicolet Vascular Lab and reporting all deficiencies to the immediate supervisor.
    • Proficient in documenting appropriately in: PACS, Patient chart, required forms and billing.
    • Prioritizes procedures and utilizes time wisely to complete daily workload within the scheduled shift.
    • Covers for receptionist and tech assistant as needed.
    • Flexible working additional shifts and different shifts as needed.
    • Maintains cleanliness of all Ultrasound rooms, machines and control area.
    • Enters correct charges and supplies in the computer.
    • Gives accurate and detailed interpretations of exams.
    • Responsible for protecting Personal Health Information (PHI) and maintaining compliance with Privacy Policy. Uses the minimum PHI necessary when completing assignments.
    • Any other duties as defined by management or physicians.

Eisenhower Health offers a generous benefits package and a matched retirement plan.

Employees are eligible to participate in a benefits program designed to make a difference for you and your family.

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What Our Nurses Say

One of my very favorite things about working at Eisenhower Health is the culture on inclusivity that we have and a strong base for evidence-based practice.

Lori

Neonatal Nurse

One of the greatest things about working as a nurse at Eisenhower Health is how much support you get from Administration. We keep on improving the process here. It's a fantastic place to work.

Richard

Nursing Supervisor

My favorite thing about working at Eisenhower Health is the camaraderie within my unit and with the different departments.

Jennifer

Registered Nurse

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