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Sonographer

Company: Legacy Health
Location: Gresham
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Sonographer

US-OR-Gresham

Job ID: 21-20282
Type: Regular Full-Time
Mount Hood Medical Center campus

Overview

***Hire On Bonus provided for this position***

Ultrasounds and biopsies can be scary procedures for some patients. Your skill and compassion as a sonographer will help to put patients at ease. Your sound judgment will be used to determine imaging technique and patient treatment. Through your expertise, you will help to fulfill Legacy's mission of making life better for others.

This position works every weekend as the only Sonographer on duty.

Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center is East County's full-service hospital, always expanding to meet the community's growing needs and offering an award-winning patient experience delivered with a personal touch. We offer advanced imaging, a modern emergency department, a welcoming family birth center, surgical services, intensive care, cancer care, gastroenterology and more.

Responsibilities

IMAGING :
Provides quality images with accuracy and efficiency, using optimal skills and knowledge of all equipment.
Performs and maintains competency in Abdominal, OB/GYN, Small Parts, Biopsy, Carotid, Peripheral Venous, and Peripheral Arterial ultrasound studies in accordance with department standards and guidelines as detailed in the Ultrasound Procedure Manual.
Recognizes the significance of structures visualized, differentiates artifacts and records scan for permanent record.
Operates all ultrasound imaging equipment to insure accurate and quality images.
Develops and presents films and related patient information to physician for diagnosis.
Assists with patient transport by moving patients using standard procedures.

DOCUMENTATION :
Gathers complete documentation of all pertinent information to provide accurate and timely service to customers.
Identifies patient by checking patient's I.D., full name and medical record number according to department procedure.
Reviews patient chart and orders to insure correct examination.
Labels images completely with demographic, position and other needed documentation.
Logs activities, gathers charging information and charges exams as required.
Follows department and hospital procedures and policies.
Performs quality control and quality assurance, records results and reports variance from normal equipment function.

PERSONAL & PATIENT CARE AND SAFETY :
Provides for personal and patient care and safety using professional judgment in accordance with written standards so there is no injury to self or others.
Practices universal and blood and body fluid precautions, and sterile practices according to procedures.
Communicates and uses knowledge of related anatomy and physiology to insure appropriate and effective care to neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
Maintains awareness of patient status and takes appropriate actions to meet their needs.

PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOR :
Practices professional communications, appearance, conduct, punctuality, attendance and attitude that lead to physician, patient and co-worker respect and confidence.
Informs and educates patient and/or family of all needed information concerning the exam performed.
Uses professional judgment and presents a professional image of competency to customer and staff.
Maintains professional appearance, punctuality, flexibility, confidentiality and guest relations.
Handles stressful situations in ways that promote positive outcomes.
Takes personal initiative to maintain current in education (journals, books, in-services, seminars, etc.) and certification.
Participates in presenting professional information to colleagues.

Qualifications

Education: Graduate of accredited school of ultrasound

Skills : Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems applicable to job functions.

LEGACY'S VALUES IN ACTION:

Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy's Values in Action.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

PI159562328

Keywords: Legacy Health, Gresham , Sonographer, Healthcare , Gresham, Oregon

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