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Maternal Fetal Medicine Sonographer

Company: Pediatrix
Location: Newport Beach
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer provides diagnostic ultrasound tests for patients. The diagnostic medical sonographer works with other members of the healthcare team to provide comprehensive care to patients.

  • Escorts patient and family to and from examination room.
  • Explains exam to patient and family prior to the commencement of the test to assure cooperation and optimum test results.
  • Acquires anatomical, pathological, and/or physiological data for interpretation by a physician.
  • Maintains patient charts and records, and records/processes sonographic data and other pertinent observations made during the procedure for presentation to the interpreting physician.
  • Creates a preliminary report for physician review/signature.
  • Reviews studies with physicians.
  • Assists physician with procedures such as amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling.
  • Codes appropriate for services performed.
  • Maintains proper operation of the ultrasound equipment.
  • Recognizes equipment malfunctions and takes appropriate corrective action.
  • Maintains laundry for examination rooms.
  • Responsible for maintaining adequate inventory of ultrasound supplies.
  • Follows the accredited laboratory protocols for obtaining two-dimensional images, color flow, Doppler, and m-mode where applicable.
  • Follows and complies with universal precautions and OSHA standards.
  • Follows and complies with safety and security training.
  • Rotates as needed to cover Sonographer absences.
  • Performs related and other assigned duties as directed.
    • Minimum six months experience as an ultrasound technician working in OB/GYN and/or MFM setting preferred.
    • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
    • Skilled in operating ultrasound equipment.
    • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Requirements
      • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • Graduate of an accredited sonography program with a degree in ultrasonography or equivalent.
      • ARDMS OB/GYN certified or eligible
      • Fetal echo certification or eligible to obtain with 12 months of hire. Fetal echo experience preferred or will be provided. Participates in staff development, in-service workshops, and educational activities. Participates in professional development activities and meetings.
      • Completion of a program containing OB/GYN ultrasonography.
      • CPR certification required.
      • Satisfactory completion of one of the following; at least two (2) years in Allied Health Educational Program and one (1) year on-the-job- training in ultrasonography, or completion of an approved ultrasonography educational program.
      • Maintain or be eligible for certification as an American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS).
      • Must provide evidence of continuing education credits to fulfill accreditation requirements.
        Benefits for Full Time employee and qualified dependents: Health Insurance including prescription drugsDental InsuranceVision InsuranceLife InsuranceShort- and Long-Term disability optionsEmployee stock purchase program 15% discount*401k with company match**Long Term Care (LTC)Pre-tax Health Savings Account (HSA)Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)Aflac Hospital, Critical Illness and Accident plansIdentity ProtectionEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) *Part Time Regular employee classifications also receive this benefit.** Available to part-time regular and part-time casual employees age 21 and over. The expected pay for the position ranges from $37.00 - $60.00 per hour. The actual pay range will be computed based on years of relevant experience.
        Pediatrix Medical Group, Inc. (Pediatrix) is the nations leading provider of physician services. Pediatrix-affiliated clinicians are committed to providing coordinated, compassionate and clinically excellent services to women, babies and children across the continuum of care, both in hospital settings and office-based practices. Specialties include obstetrics, maternal-fetal medicine and neonatology complemented by more than 20 pediatric subspecialties, as well as pediatric primary and urgent care clinics. The groups high-quality, evidence-based care is bolstered by significant investments in research, education, quality-improvement and safety initiatives. The physician-led company was founded in 1979 as a single neonatology practice and today provides its highly specialized and often critical care services through more than 5,000 affiliated physicians and other clinicians in 37 states. Please Note: Fraudulent job postings/job scams are becoming increasingly common. All genuine Pediatrix job postings can be found through the Pediatrix Careers site: . #PedSon
        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Keywords: Pediatrix, Newport Beach , Maternal Fetal Medicine Sonographer, Healthcare , Newport Beach, California

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