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Sonographer- Maternal Fetal Medicine (Ft. Myers)

Company: Pediatrix
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Overview: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.I enjoy working for Pediatrix because all the doctors and staff are great. We all come together for our common goal of providing excellent patient care. If you love a great working environment and working together as a team, Pediatrix is for you.Boyd Mathew, Sonographer, Pediatrix Medical GroupResponsibilities:Prepares patients for ultrasound examination.Prepares patients for physicians.Explains procedures to the patient prior to the commencement of the testing and provides patient education related to medical ultrasound.Explains procedures to assure cooperation and optimum test results.Ensures the appropriate consent and/or declinations are obtained.Conducts ultrasonic diagnostic procedures and records anatomical, pathological and/or physiological data for interpretation by a physician.Assists physician during invasive procedures requiring ultrasound guidance.Maintains patient confidentiality.Maintains patient charts and records, and records and processes sonographic data and other pertinent observations made during the procedure for presentation to the interpreting physician.Code appropriately for services performed; submit completed billing work sheets daily.Notify Patient Service Associate of additional services performed which require authorization.Maintains proper operation of the ultrasound equipment. Recognizes equipment malfunctions and takes appropriate corrective action.Responsible for maintaining adequate inventory of ultrasound supplies.Maintain archives/records scans.Maintains effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public.Acts in a non-directive, non-judgmental manner, recognizing an individuals religious, ethical, and moral opinions/beliefs.Recognizes ethical, legal and professional issues inherent in providing care to pregnant women, infants and children.Comply with safety and security training and OSHA standards/regulations.Complete all required Compliance Training.Participates in staff development, in-service workshops and educational activities.Participates in professional development activities and meetingsMaintains professional affiliations.Performs other assigned duties as directed.Qualifications:Minimum 1 year 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.RequirementsHigh 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 eligibleCPR 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 and Compensation:Benefits for Full Time employee and qualified dependents: Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Progyny Fertility Benefits Teladoc Health and Second Opinion Services 401(K) Thrift Program & Sharing Plan** Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) 15% discount* Basic Employee; Spouse; Child Life Insurance Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Employee Optional Life and AD&D Short & Long Term Disability Pre-Tax Health Savings Accounts (HSA) Employee and Dependent Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Parental Leave Benefit Sick Pay Bank Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Group Aflac Policies Identity Theft Protection Employee Charitable Fund Care.com Continuing Education Assistance Various Discount Programs *Part Time Regular employee classifications also receive this benefit **Available to part-time regular and part-time casual employees aged 21 and overAbout Us:Pediatrix Medical Group is one of the nations leading providers of highly specialized health care for women, babies and children. Since 1979, Pediatrix has grown from a single neonatology practice to a national, multispecialty medical group. 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. The groups high-quality, evidence-based care is bolstered by significant investments in research, education, quality-improvement and safety initiatives.Please Note: Fraudulent job postings/job scams are becoming increasingly common. All genuine Pediatrix job postings can be found through the Pediatrix Careers site: www.pediatrix.com/careers.#PedSonPediatrix is an Equal Opportunity Employer: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.by Jobble

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