Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - Pelandale Specialty Center
SUMMARY: Competently performs a variety of standard, specialty and complex obstetric diagnostic sonographic examinations and procedures with little or no supervision; producing quality studies under a variety of conditions. Demonstrates independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative in the application of non-ionizing high frequency ultrasonic waves for prenatal diagnosis. Applies appropriate patient care and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure. Accurately receives instructions verbally, written and electronic, and ensures they are carried out as directed. Demonstrates anatomy for interpretation and/or intervention by or at the request of the Perinatologist. Maintains and respects patient's confidentiality. Exercises professional judgment in the performance and delivery of service excellence while maintaining a demeanor complementary to medical and professional code of ethics. Maintains knowledge of, observes, and enforces the safety measures in Environment of Care. Position may involve some travel throughout the regional area.
REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a High School Diploma and graduation from a formal program in Ultrasonography that meets the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) qualifications or trained through a Radiology Technician program or Associate's degree in Ultrasonography (or other Imaging related field).
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of hire or transfer into the position. Minimum two (2) years work experience as a DMS. Must possess sound judgment and critical thinking skills to appropriately evaluate situations and determine the best method for achieving optimal results. Sound knowledge of anatomy/physiology within the perinatal environment. Good communications skills and ability to use proper channels of communications to achieve optimal service and results.
Certification in the following:
- ARDMS - at least one other specialty (preferred)
POSITION DETAILS: Part time 40 hours per pay period.
LOCATION: Modesto, CA