Sonographer I at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 15 days ago.

Location: Shawnee, Oklahoma





Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling.

OK-SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital - Shawnee



Worker Type:

Regular



Job Summary:

Performs diagnostic procedures on patients using ultrasound waves to examine tissue and body structure, providing quality images for interpretation. The only registration requirement for this position is as a registered sonographer appropriate for the department in which the sonographer works.



Job Responsibilities and Requirements:



PRIMARY 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 in a variety of imaging procedures.

  • Recognizes significant structures, artifacts, pathology and equipment limitations.

  • Ensures equipment is properly functioning. Reports potential problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel. Lock/tag out equipment if appropriate.

  • Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).

  • Assists in maintaining a clean, and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area and any other areas in department.

  • Maintains compliance with regulatory agencies.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



EDUCATION


  • Associate's degree or completion of a sonography certification program



EXPERIENCE


  • No experience required



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent lifting/moving of patients.

  • Frequent reaching, gripping and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional use of vision to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Rare kneeling and sitting.




Licenses / Certifications:



Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), FUTURE - Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) with Abdomen (AB) Specialty within 12 months - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), FUTURE - Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) with Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) Specialty within 12 months - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), FUTURE - Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) within 12 months - Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), FUTURE - Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) within 12 months - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) with Abdomen (AB) Specialty - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) with Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) Specialty - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) - Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)



Work Shift:

Evening Shift (United States of America)



Job Type:



Employee



Department:

42060024 Ultrasound



Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40


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