Sonographer - General Ultrasound - Day/Evenings

Waynesboro, PA | Clinical Care | Imaging Services | FTE: 0.9 | Regular | Tracking Code: 109470

General Summary

Performs a variety of routine diagnostic ultrasound procedures at a general skill level.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs all ultrasound techniques and examinations such as, abdominal scans, retroperitoneal scans, obstetric and gynecological scans, small parts and neonatal head scans, vascular scans, and assist with interventional procedures.
  • Schedules cases to coordinate with other patient examinations.
  • Positions and transfers patients safely and comfortably and explains basic procedure.
  • Selects proper technical factors on an individual patient basis.
  • Selects and operates equipment as needed to perform required exams.
  • Maintains equipment in efficient operating order; performs preventative maintenance on a regularly scheduled basis; contacts outside service for major malfunctions.
  • Prepares and maintains written documentation as required by the profession and the department.
  • Knowledge and use of digital image storage systems such as PACS.
  • Job accountabilities specific to the WellSpan Medical Group: - Directs patients to rooms and obtain vitals of patients.

Common Expectations:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
  • Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
  • Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings, and workshops.
  • Maintains records of examination data and other pertinent information on patients.
  • Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
  • Supervises, assists and evaluates students in the clinical education setting.
  • Secures and returns supplies such as film, linens, medicine, patient folders.

Required for All Jobs:

  • Performs other related duties as identified.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan's values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Physical Demands:

  • Standing - Frequently
  • Walking - Frequently
  • Sitting - Occasionally
  • Carrying/Lifting - Occasionally (50lbs)
  • Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (50lbs)
  • Kneeling/Crouching - Occasionally
  • Reaching - Occasionally
  • Talking - Frequently
  • Hearing - Frequently
  • Repetitive Motions - Occasionally
  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Occasionally

Working Environment:

  • Occupational Hazards - Occasionally
  • Bloodborne Pathogen - Exposure

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • Associates Degree Required

Work Experience:

  • Less than 1 year Relevant experience. Required

Licenses:

  • Basic Life Support Upon Hire Required and
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer-Abdomen Upon Hire Required or
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer-Breast Upon Hire Required or
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer-Fetal Echocardiography Upon Hire Required or
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer-Neurology Upon Hire Required or
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer-OBGYN Upon Hire Required or
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer-Pediatric Upon Hire Required or
  • Registered Vascular Technologist Upon Hire Required

Courses and Training:

  • Accredited program in ultrasound technology. Upon Hire Required
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