206 Bay Avenue/ P.O. Box 1665, Richton, Mississippi 39476, (601)788-6316

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Sonographer PRN

In collaboration with staff radiologists, this job independently performs advanced diagnostic ultrasound procedures in accordance with prescribed safety procedures and protocols.  This job is a clinical mentor for junior staff and students.

Education

Required - Completion of a CAHEA approved formal training program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

Work Experience

Required - None.

Preferred - 2 years Sonographer experience.

Certifications

Required - Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) or registry eligible (required within 1 year of hire).

Advanced certification in area(s) of specialty according to facility need.

Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

- Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information.

- Must be proficient with windows-style applications and keyboard.

- Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individual throughout the patient care process.

- Knowledge of the anatomy of the liver, gallbladder, aorta, spleen, kidneys, bile ducts, and pancreas to perform abdominal ultrasound and the pathology of these organs to provide radiologists with a preliminary diagnosis.

Job Duties

- Verifies physician order and procedure to assure accuracy.

- Utilizes radiology information systems to facilitate care.

- Explains procedure to patient to ensure understanding.

- Independently operates equipment to complete imaging procedure according to protocol (including assisting radiologists in guided procedures in a variety of settings)

- Reviews patient images prior to transmission to ensure images meet diagnostic quality standards.

- Completes timely quality control procedures in accordance with regulatory standards and performing notification/remediation as warranted.

- Assists in the facilitation of departmental operations (inventory, staff schedules, equipment maintenance, etc.)

- Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.

- Other related duties as required.

 

Physical and Environmental Demands

- The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following:l Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

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