Assess, plan, implement and evaluate ultrasound services consistent with professional practice standards to optimize patient outcomes and promote interdisciplinary communication. He/she is responsible to practice within their scope of licensure in accordance with approved policies, procedures and protocols. Non-invasive studies are conducted according to provider directives using training in ultrasound scanning techniques and applying knowledge of cardiovascular disease. Results are documented into the electronic patient health record and communicated to provider.
* People At The Heart Of All We Do
Fosters an inclusive and engaged environment through teamwork and collaboration.
Ensures patients and families have the best possible experiences across the continuum of care.
Communicates appropriately with patients, families, team members, and our community in a manner that treasures all people as uniquely created.
* Safety And Performance Improvement
Behaves in a mindful manner focused on self, patient, visitor, and team safety.
Demonstrates accountability and commitment to quality work.
Participates actively in process improvement and adoption of standard work.
Demonstrates responsible use of LRH's resources including people, finances, equipment and facilities.
Knows and adheres to organizational and department policies and procedures.
* Standard Work Duties: LRHPG Sonographer
Compile information that is gathered during sonographic procedures, selects and records representative images demonstrating normal anatomy and/or variants and/or pathological conditions.
Able to select the appropriate images to scan based on providers orders.
Able to correctly positon patients for optimal scanning of testing area. Able to identify scanning parameters needed for optimal and concise studies for effective physician interpretation.
Engage safety and infection control standards at all times to prevent cross-contamination with patients.
Assists with scheduling to ensure smooth patient flow and optimal use of equipment.
Role models through professional development, continuous learning, and improvement of competence in the practice Echocardiography.
Actively participates in team development and quality improvement measures.
Qualifications & Experience
Graduate of an accredited program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
Licenses Essential: Current Certification by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).
Licenses Preferred: Current Certification by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) in more than one specialty.
Certifications Essential: BLS
Experience Essential: One year Diagnostic Medical Vascular Sonography imaging experience.