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Ultrasound Technologist - Perinatal

Job ID 84933 Date posted 12/20/2017
  • Facility: Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • City: La Mesa
  • Department: Ultrasound - Perinatal
  • Category: Radiology Jobs
  • Job Status: Per Diem
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 0.0
  • Shift Start: 8 AM
  • Shift End Time: 4:30 PM
Location
This position is located in La Mesa, in San Diego County
 
Hours
Per Diem position - 8:00am - 4:30pm
Monday through Friday
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Current ARDMS certification
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Knowledge of Perinatal ultrasonography procedures
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Three years’ Perinatal ultrasonography experience
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish or Arabic)

Summary
The Ultrasound Tech – Perinatal obtains high-quality images and performs various exams according to Imaging Dept. protocols and guidelines.  Will perform scans with top-of-the-line equipment for quality obstetrical images reviewed by Perinatologist, R4 reporting system and verifies correct charges with Perinatologist in a timely manner. Works in tandem with other sonographers to ensure scheduled patients and INPT add-ons are accommodated, supported by HCP and receptionist, reports to Supervisor.
The Perinatal Ultrasound department is located within the Women’s Center at Sharp Grossmont Hospital.  This position will be responsible for the specialty of Perinatal Ultrasonography. We run 3 rooms with state of the art imaging equipment sent and stored in PACS, and utilize the R4 reporting system. Our staff is highly trained and certified to meet the needs of San Diego Community.  The sonographers work closely with the Perinatologist physicians who are dedicated to providing the highest quality care to moms-to-be and their infant.  The team of highly skilled maternal-fetal medicine specialists (Perinatologists), look forward to working closely with the patients and the obstetricians to optimize the pregnancy outcome.  We work in a collaborative team environment which continues to grow and strive to give the best care possible while meeting the diverse needs of our patients and family members.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 542 beds.  The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices.  This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Essential Physical Requirements may include
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Twisting (trunk)
  • Twisting (neck)
  • Bending (waist)
  • Flexing/Extending (neck)
  • Gripping/Grasping
  • Reaching below shoulder level
  • Keyboarding
  • Mousing
  • Bed mobilization (scooting / rolling)
  • Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)
  • Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer
  • Lifting up to 10 pounds
  • Push/Pull over 100 pounds
  • Carrying up to 10 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
Keywords: Ultrasound Technologist, Diagnostic Ultrasound Tech, ARDMS, sonographer, diagnostic sonographer perinatology 

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