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Sonographer (6795)

Posted: Jun 3, 2022 RAYUS Radiology
Job Number: 6795
Contact Name: Chelsea Frolik
Agency: No
Phone:


Facility: RAYUS Radiology
Location: Bridgeton, Missouri
USA
Degree: BS
Compensation:
Perm/Temp: Perm
Workload: Full Time
Supervisory Exp.: No
Certifications:
Position Type:
  • Clinic
Skills:
  • Sonography - Ultrasound
Date Posted: 06/03/2022
Contact Information
Job Number: 6795
Contact Name: Chelsea Frolik
Company: RAYUS Radiology
Agency: No
Phone:
Fax:
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SSM Health Imaging Services, a part of RAYUS Radiology, is looking for a Sonographer to join our team. As a Sonographer/Ultrasound Technologist you will independently operate sonographic equipment, and perform and communicate the results of diagnostic examinations using sonography. This shift is 9:00 am - 5:30 pm.

You'll be part of a team providing a wide range of screening, diagnostic and interventional procedures with compassion and integrity to ensure the highest quality, access, service and value to our patients, referring providers and partners. ?You'll play an important part of that process by taking a patient centered approach, you will assure that services are provided within professional standards and that a high standard of medical ethics is maintained. You'll also remain self-motivated to increase your level of understanding and knowledge of the field, disease, and new procedures as they evolve.

Essential Duties:

(85%) Sonographic Examination

  • Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic sonography examinations, including breast,
    ABI and a full range of other sonography examinations
  • Screens patient before exam for any precautions or contraindications pertaining to the
    examination
  • Obtains and reviews the requisition for examination in order to be aware of information
    such as procedure requested, clinical history, patient condition or any other special
    requirements
  • Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify, record, and adapt procedures as
    appropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images
  • Uses independent judgment during the sonographic exam to accurately differentiate
    between normal and pathologic findings
  • Independently initiates additional ultrasound imaging procedures to facilitate optimum
    diagnostic results (e.g., endovaginal exam, Doppler, etc.)
  • Analyses sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information and medical history, and
    communicates findings to the appropriate physician
  • Maintains positive attitude and working relationships with radiologists, referring offices
    and other associates and peers
  • Converses with doctors, nurses, patients and family members as required
  • Accurately maintains patient records within Radiology Information System (RIS)
  • Provides interpreting physician with an oral or written summary of technical findings
  • Identifies problems, secures relevant data to identify possible causes; generates
    alternative courses of action and possible consequences
  • Assists with the daily operations of the sonographic laboratory
  • Maintains an orderly and clean work area promoting good safety habits for patients and
    co-workers

(10%) Operational Support

  • Demonstrates responsibility and accuracy for electronic data entry and maintenance
  • Completes exam billing
  • Maintains ultrasound equipment and work area, and maintains adequate supplies
  • Participates in continuous quality improvements activities
  • Assists with training new associates, providing resource and technical expertise
  • Establishes and maintains ethical working relationships and good rapport with all
    interrelating hospitals and referring physicians
  • Helps supervisor gain support for unit goals and plans

(5%) Performs other duties as assigned

Required

  • Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program or Cardiovascular
    Technology Program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied
    Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
  • Active certification by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)
    in the specialty(ies) as appropriate

Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Advanced registry in Vascular, Abdomen, OB, and Breast imaging
  • Bilingual

RAYUS Radiology is challenging the status quo by shining the light on radiology and making it a critical first step in diagnosis and proper treatment. We are committed to delivering clinical excellence in communities across the U.S., driven by our compassionate, safe, and cost-efficient care, and superior service to referring providers and patients. RAYUS Radiology is built on our brilliant medicine, brilliant team, brilliant technology and services—all to provide the highest level of patient care possible.

We bring brilliance to health and wellness. Join our team and shine the light on Radiology Services!

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