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PERINATAL SONOGRAPHER

Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 64766
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 32311074730903-Maternal Child Health

Overview

Job Summary: The Maternal Fetal Medicine Perinatal Sonographer is a skilled practitioner in assisting with the assessing, planning, implementing and evaluation of care of the Perinatal OB/GYN patient. Maintaining a high standard of patient care and under indirect supervision, performs consistently accurate and high quality diagnostic ultrasound examinations in the specific area of Perinatal OB/GYN in both an inpatient and outpatient setting.  Prepares preliminary findings for physicians and responsible for notifying physician when a life-threatening problem is identified; understands and demonstrates appropriate customer service behaviors in performance of job duties.

Specifications:

  1. Education:  Must be a High School or GED Diploma Graduate.  Graduate of AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology or a BS in Ultrasound.      

 

  1. Experience:     None

 

  1. Certification/License/Registration:     Registered or registry eligible through ARDMS.  Must successfully obtain & maintain ARDMS certification within 6 months of employment date. ARDMS fetal echo certification desired.

 

  1. Position Titles and Number Supervised:    None 

 

  1. Special Training/Skills:     Must be able to remain calm in stressful situations.  Must display courtesy and empathy toward patients, co-workers and physicians.  Must be able to make sound judgments and execute the appropriate actions based on the needs of patients and knowledge of departmental policies and procedures.  Must have good communication skills and be discrete with confidential information in accord with HIPAA guidelines.