Sonographer PRN

Ascension Health Baltimore, MD
Job ID: 259420Sonographer PRNBaltimore, MarylandRegular / Day

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Additional Job Information

Title: Sonographer PRN

City, State: Baltimore,MD

Location: St Agnes Hospital-Baltimore MD

Department: Perinatology 001

Additional Job Details: PRN,Day, 0 hours,Weekly

About Us

For more than 150 years, Saint Agnes Hospital, part of Ascension, has been dedicated to the art of healing by providing exceptional care to the greater Baltimore area. Built on a strong foundation of excellent medical care and compassion, Saint Agnes and the physicians who practice here are committed to providing the best care for our patients for many years to come.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Performs diagnostic procedures on patients using ultrasound waves to examine tissue and body structure, providing quality images to radiologists and physicians for interpretation.

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.

* Other duties as assigned.

* Reviews medical records and orders to ensure proper exam is performed and correct history is obtained. Completes all finishing work to include proper patient ID, requisitions, patient chart documentation and all forms required for the specific exam.

* Provides protection in accordance with prescribed patient and equipment operator safety standards to include applications of immobilization restraints.

* Demonstrates competency in the use of the Radiology Information System and if applicable, the PACS system.

* Independently performs quality control procedures at the designated intervals on imaging and ancillary equipment to ensure compliance with the Federal and Joint Commission standards of care.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

* Required Credential(s):

* Certified BLS Provider specializing in Health Service Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Or military CPR-First Aid training.

* Registered Medical Radiation Therapist specializing in Sonography obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

* Certificate

* Required: Graduate of accredited school of sonography at date of hire

* HS or Equivalent

* Required: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) at date of hire Preferred: Associate's degree in sonography from an accredited school at date of hire

Work Experience:

* Required: One year of clinical experience in sonography at date of hire.

* Preferred: Experience in maternal / fetal medicine / high risk OB

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Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

As an equal opportunity employer, Saint Agnes Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, veterans status, military service, or any other legally protected status.

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