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Sonographer opportunity in Northern Arizona

Posted: Sep 15, 2022 Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation
Job Number: RAD-22-00012
Contact Name: Byron Bizardi
Agency: No
Phone:


Facility: Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation
Location: Tuba City, Arizona
USA
Degree: Not Specified
Compensation:
Perm/Temp: Perm
Workload: Full Time
Supervisory Exp.: No
Certifications: ARDMS or ARRT Sonography; Basic Life Support
Position Type:
  • Hospital
Skills:
  • Sonography - Ultrasound
Date Posted: 09/15/2022
Contact Information
Job Number: RAD-22-00012
Contact Name: Byron Bizardi
Company: Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation
Agency: No
Phone:
Fax: 928-283-2042
Website: Visit Website
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Provide General Ultrasound and vascular procedures as needed to maintain optimal patient flow. This is a shared position between TCRHCC Tuba City and Sacred Peaks. This position requires travel either to Sacred Peaks or to Tuba City two (2) days per week or as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Perform Abdominal Ultrasound procedures to include but not be limited to General Ultrasound examinations, venous, Transvaginal Exams and Pelvic Ultrasound exams.
  2. Performs Ultrasound studies for diagnosis, and sonographic guidance to assist clinicians during invasive procedures. Operates ultrasound equipment in all applicable modes to produce and record two-dimensional imagery cross-sectional anatomy to include all normal and pathological processes for review and interpretation. Performs a variety of Ultrasound studies for confirmation of pregnancy, fetal age, multiple gestation, fetal anomaly, hydraminos, abruption placenta, enlarged uterus, suspected tubal pregnancy and inflammatory disease.
  3. Reviews scheduling of OB/GYN procedures of patients, taking into consideration the complexity of patient’s conditions, travel of examination and time of scheduling to allow for more efficient handling of more patients and maintaining the quality of service on a daily basis. Correlates clinical history, pertinent clinical data and other ancillary diagnostic examinations to obtain an ultrasound examination of optimal clinical value.
  4. Instructs patients on required exam preparations, receives patient, explains methods of procedure, positions patients, and obtain appropriate scans necessary for the requested examination. Documents and obtains measurements required for obstetrical and gynecologic examinations. Develops, collates and presents examination for final interpretations; maintains and keeps records on all diagnostic procedure performed.
  5. Performs and documents PI activities to promote appropriateness and quality of service to patients. Differentiates artifacts form normal or pathological processes and recognized equipment limitations.
  6. Responsible for proper maintenance and performance of ultrasound equipment, documents quality control tests and repair services with in-house bio-medical engineers.
  7. Scans appropriate documentation into Radiology RIS program as required for EMR
  8. Keeps accurate records of reports returned and distributes as needed
  9. Assist in writing Ultrasound related policies and/or procedures when necessary
  10. Responsible for ordering Ultrasound supplies for both Tuba City and Sacred Peaks location
  11. Ensure proper PPE is worn at all times while on duty including but not limited to, face mask, gloves, gown, isolation gown, NIOSH-approved N95 filtering facepiece respirator or higher, if available), and eye or face shield.
  12. Complete all donning and doffing tasks in a safe acceptable method and discard of used PPE accordingly. (see CDC website for most current updates)
  13. Complete task training for all routine cleaning and decontamination processes for all surfaces contaminated by a communicable disease to ensure a high level of patient, visitor, employee and external customer satisfaction.
  14. Performs other duties as assigned.


NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS Education: Must have successfully completed radiology training from an AMA approved school of Ultrasonography
License/Certifications:

  • Must have and maintain a current unrestricted ARDMS or ARRT Sonography Certification
  • Must have and maintain a current valid certification of the following throughout employment:
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association

Experience:

  • Must have a minimum of one (1) year of Abdominal/OBGYN Experience.