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Ob/Gyn Sonographer - $39-59 per hour

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAdvocate Aurora Health is seeking a Ob/Gyn Sonographer for a job in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Ob/Gyn Sonographer
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 20 hours per week
  • Shift: days
  • Employment Type: Staff
    Major Responsibilities:
    • Performs obstetric and pelvic diagnostic ultrasound procedures, including: genetic sonograms, basic fetal echocardiography, amniocentesis, sonohysterograms, umbilical cord flow studies, amniotic fluid indices, portable imaging, transvaginal ultrasounds, biophysical profiles, early amniocentesis, placental biopsies, specialized doppler studies, fetal urocentesis, intracardiac transfusions, Chorionic Villi Sampling (CVS) and assisting with prenatal diagnosis and termination procedures as medically indicated.
    • Selects proper transducer and technical factors for accurate ultrasound procedures, which may include doppler, color imaging, M-mode and real time. Utilizes non-standard techniques when necessary with independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative in the performance of ultrasonography for diagnosis.
    • Reviews medical records to obtain necessary clinical information including patient history, lab results, and physician orders prior to examination, and communicates with patients to obtain history data.
    • Calibrates, adjusts, and maintains ultrasound equipment. Evaluates new products and equipment for possible future use. Notifies biomedical department and leadership when equipment failures occur.
    • Participates in department quality assurance studies, and prepares and maintains records of ultrasound examinations which includes documenting billing codes of performed procedures to ensure accurate patient charges.
    • Assists in the clinical instruction of sonography students, OB/GYN residents, and medical students.
    • Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties, which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper technique.
    • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures. Age-specific information is developed further in the departmental job standards.Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification Required:
      • Medical Sonographer (RDMS) registration with Abdomen issued by the American Registry of Diagnostic Med Sonography (ARDMS) needs to be obtained within 1 year, and
      • Medical Sonographer (RDMS) registration with OB/GYN issued by the American Registry of Diagnostic Med Sonography (ARDMS) needs to be obtained within 1 year, and
      • Medical Sonographer (RDMS) registration with Fetal Echocardiography issued by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) needs to be obtained within 2 years, and
      • Nuchal Translucency credential issued by the Nuchal Translucency Quality Review Program needs to be obtained within 1 year, and
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required,.Education Required:
        • Advanced training beyond High School that includes the completion of an accredited or approved program in Sonography.Experience Required:
          • No experience required.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
            • Advanced knowledge of fetal abnormalities and their diagnosis.
            • Proficient in performing scans of various anatomical areas and identifying cross sectional human anatomy, distinguishing normal from abnormal, to establish initial evaluation of sonograms.
            • Excellent communication, interpersonal and patient service skills to work effectively with physicians, patients and other staff members.
            • Basic computer proficiency (e.g. email, electronic medical records).Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
              • Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.
              • Must be able to stand 50% of the day.
              • Must be able to walk, lift, squat, bend and twist continuously.
              • Must be able to:
              • lift up to 50 lbs. from floor to waist.
              • lift up to 20 lbs. over the head.
              • carry up to 40 lbs. a reasonable distance.
              • Must be able to:
              • push/pull with 30 lbs. of force.
              • perform a sliding transfer of 150 lbs. with a second person present.
              • Must be able to frequently push or pull 100 lbs.
              • Must be able to use hands and feet to operate ultrasound equipment.
              • Must have clear speech, vision and hearing.
              • Must wear protective clothing (i.e. isolation gowns, protective eyewear, etc.) as needed.This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.Advocate Aurora Health Job ID #R113681. Posted job title: Sonographer - OB/GYNAbout Advocate Aurora HealthAdvocate Aurora Health's 22,000 nurses demonstrate our values of excellence, compassion and respect, collaborating to advance our stated purpose of helping people live well. To encourage you to be the best nurse you can, Advocate Aurora will provide support, tools and resources for orientation, education and professional development, in the care setting that is best for you. Your voice as a team member will be heard clearly whether you're at one of our 10 Magnet® designated hospitals or more than 500 sites of care. Join our team and be inspired to chart a course for Advocate Aurora to become the best place in the nation for nurses to pursue their passion.Benefits
                • Holiday Pay
                • Guaranteed Hours
                • Continuing Education
                • 401k retirement plan
                • Pet insurance
                • Wellness and fitness programs
                • Mileage reimbursement
                • Employee assistance programs
                • Medical benefits
                • Dental benefits
                • Vision benefits
                • Life insurance
                • Discount program

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Oshkosh , Ob/Gyn Sonographer - $39-59 per hour, Healthcare , Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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