Sonographer - PRN Insight Health Corp.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota for more than three decades, partnered with Insight Imaging in 2012 to create one of the nation?s largest radiology providers for fixed site and mobile diagnostic imaging and interventional services. Together we have 116 retail imaging centers, 128 mobile units and operate in more than thirty states. Our organization served nearly a million patients in 2013, offering a wide range of screening, diagnostic and interventional procedures that complement each community?s needs, in collaboration with radiologists, healthcare providers, hospitals and health systems.
We are currently seeking a Sonographer to join our Mountlake Terrace team on a temporary basis.
The Diagnostic Sonographer is responsible for the independent operation of sonographic equipment, and for performing and communicating results of diagnostic examinations using sonography. Maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times. Remains self-motivated to increase level of understanding and knowledge of the field, disease, and new procedures as they evolve.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Creates a positive experience for every customer, every day by believing in and practicing The Experience
Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic sonography examinations, including breast, ECHO, ABI and a full range of other sonography examinations
Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify, record, and adapt procedures as appropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images
Uses independent judgment during the sonographic exam to accurately differentiate between normal and pathologic findings
Independently initiates additional ultrasound imaging procedures to facilitate optimum diagnostic results (e.g., endovaginal exam, Doppler, etc.)
Analyses sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information and medical history, and communicates findings to the appropriate physician
Provides interpreting physician with an oral or written summary of technical findings
Identifies problems, secures relevant data to identify possible causes. Generates alternative courses of action and possible consequences. Reaches conclusions and solutions based on thorough analysis and reasoning
Coordinates work schedule with supervisor and/or scheduling desk to assure workload coverage
Assumes responsibility for the safety, mental and physical comfort of patients while they are in the sonographer's care
Assists with the daily operations of the sonographic laboratory
Demonstrates responsibility and accuracy for electronic data entry and maintenance
Maintains a daily log of patients seen / completes exam billing forms
Maintains ultrasound equipment and work area, and maintains adequate supplies
Participates in continuous quality improvements activities
Participates in the maintenance of laboratory accreditation
Establishes and maintains ethical working relationships and good rapport with all interrelating hospitals and referring physicians
Keeps supervisor well informed of status of assignments. Responds to requests and leadership of supervisor. Helps supervisor gain support for unit goals and plans.
Performs other work-related duties as assigned
COMPETENCIES (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES) REQUIRED:
Ability to work in a team setting and under tight deadlines
Ability to prioritize, work independently, and manage simultaneous assignments
Ability to be flexible in schedule and adaptable to constant change
Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and frequent interruptions
Ability to work with a positive attitude
Ability to pay attention to the smallest details involved in taking service to the next level
Ability to recognize potential abnormalities and prioritize accordingly
Ability to effectively communicate with patients and staff using excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to be at work on time and as scheduled
Ability to remain calm in difficult situations
Ability to effectively operate sonographic equipment
Ability to evaluate sonograms in order to acquire appropriate diagnostic information
Ability to integrate diagnostic sonograms, laboratory results, patient history and medical records, and adapt sonographic examination as necessary
Ability to use independent judgment to acquire the optimum diagnostic sonographic information in each examination performed
Ability to evaluate, synthesize, and communicate diagnostic information to the radiologist or referring physician
Ability to communicate effectively with the patient and the health care team, recognizing the special nature of sonographic examinations and patient?s needs
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and health care team
Ability to work effectively with others toward common unit goals. Actively and positively contributes to morale and teamwork
Ability to maintain and safeguards strict patient confidentiality
Knowledge of basic level computer skills
Knowledge of safety techniques needed for staff and patients
Knowledge of and adherence to company policies and protocols
Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program or Cardiovascular Technology Program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) is required
Bachelor of Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography is desirable.
Active certification by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in the specialty(ies) as appropriate
Advanced registry in Vascular, Abdomen, OB, and Breast imaging desirable
We are committed to quality, advanced imaging services, subspecialty radiologists and thoughtful, patient-centered care. Looking to the future, we know that our associates are the key to our company?s growth and success. No matter the individual role, each one of our associates excels in applying their talents and ideas to meet organizational goals.
If you?re a person who is motivated to go above and beyond, inspired by working with the best and compelled to do the right thing, our organization is the right choice for you.
CDI is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered without discrimination with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability veteran status or other statuses protected by state, local or other applicable laws. This policy extends to all aspects of employment, including recruitment and hiring.
CDI and its associates have an employment relationship, which is known as employment-at-will. This means that either CDI or an associate has the right to terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any reason with or without cause or prior notice.
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