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Sonographer, Maternal Fetal Medicine Sign-On Bonus

Location
San Francisco, California
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
20 Sep 2022

Organization:

SPMF-Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation - South

Position Overview:

Expertly performs routine and specialized sonography procedures of high complexity to produce quality images to physicians and other health care providers for the diagnosis, treatment, monitoring and prevention of injury or disease. Works independently, exercising sound judgment, and executing seasoned clinical skills on challenging diagnostic procedures and situations to deliver accurate results in a timely manner. Gains confidence and cooperation from the patient, their family/support group, and other healthcare providers through competent patient assessment, attentive monitoring, and effective communication. Adheres to all local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure privacy and safety while delivering optimal patient care. May also be responsible for performing specific procedures and/or orient other staff to the department.

SIGN ON Bonus: Available to external candidates in accordance with the Sutter Health policy.

Job Description:

EDUCATION

Other: Graduation from an accredited formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program or equivalent education/experience

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
ARDMS-American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Upon Hire

BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Upon Hire

AB-Abdomen certification (optional)

Fetal Echocardiography (FE) certification (optional)

OB/GYN-Obstetrics & Gynecology Upon Hire

Nuchal Translucency (NTQR or FMF)



PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AS TYPICALLY ACQUIRED

5 years requires clinical and practical experience as typically acquired during an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Advanced knowledge of diagnostic sonography principles, procedures, views, and equipment, including substantial experience responding to traumas, code blues, medical alerts, STAT calls, and various hospital emergencies.

Skilled in performing sonographic examinations with an extensive understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology so as to recognize, prioritize and communicate suspicious or abnormal results.

Possess written and verbal communications skills to explain sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences, including non-medical people.

Time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized operating procedures and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadline.

Robust knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) and related information systems (Radiology (RIS), laboratory (LIS), electronic health records (EHR), EPIC, and picture archive and communication system (PACS).

Prioritize activities and work within defined policies, procedures, and practices to achieve objectives and meet deadlines; help determine appropriate approach for new assignments

Work independently, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions.

Use experience and existing precedents or procedures to resolve atypical or infrequent problems; provide informal guidance and support to junior team members.

Ensure the privacy of each patient's protected health information (PHI).

Build collaborate relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives

License/Certifications:

ARDMS-American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography, ARDMS-Registered Vascular Technician - The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography, BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider - American Heart Association

Education:

Vocational/Technical/Trade Certificate (Required)

Job Shift:

Days

Schedule:

Full Time

Shift Hours:

8

Days of the Week:

Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Weekend Requirements:

None

Benefits:

Yes

Unions:

No

Position Status:

Non-Exempt

Weekly Hours:

40

Employee Status:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Days
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Details

  • Job Reference: 716474780-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Sutter Health
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent