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DMS - Per Diem - Maternal Fetal Center

at Valley Children's Healthcare

Posted: 9/8/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 4593
Keywords: patient

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DMS - Per Diem - Maternal Fetal Center

JOB SUMMARY: Competently performs a variety of standard, specialty and complex obstetric diagnostic sonographic examinations and procedures with little or no supervision; producing quality studies under a variety of conditions. Demonstrates independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative in the application of non-ionizing high frequency ultrasonic waves for prenatal diagnosis. Applies appropriate patient care and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure. Accurately receives instructions verbally, written and electronic, and ensures they are carried out as directed. Demonstrates anatomy for interpretation and/or intervention by or at the request of the Perinatologist. Maintains and respects patient's confidentiality. Exercises professional judgment in the performance and delivery of service excellence while maintaining a demeanor complementary to medical and professional code of ethics. Maintains knowledge of, observes, and enforces the safety measures in Environment of Care.

REQUIREMENTS: This position requires: A) an Associates Degree in Ultrasonography (or other Imaging related field) or High School Diploma/GED plus graduate of a formal program in Ultrasonography that meets the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) qualifications or trained through a Radiology Technician program; B) Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer credentials in Obstetrics/Gynecology (RDMS-OBGYN) and at least one other registry through the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography-ARDMS. 3 or more specialties preferred; C) certificate of competency in Nuchal Translucency (NT) screening within 6 months of hire; D) BLS; and E) a minimum of six (6) months experience in Diagnostic Medical Sonograph.Exposure to High Risk OB and Fetal Echocardiography preferred. Bilingual skills preferred. Must possess sound judgment and critical thinking skills to appropriately evaluate situations and determine the best method for achieving optimal results. Sound knowledge of anatomy/physiology within the perinatal environment. Good communication skills and ability to use proper channels of communication to achieve optimal service and results.

SHIFT DETAILS: Per diem; hours as needed


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