at OU Medicine, Inc. in Edmond, Oklahoma, United States
Position Title:Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - Edmond - PRN
Under immediate to general supervision and direction of a mentor/preceptor, this entry-level position works to achieve the initial competencies required to deliver specialized cardiovascular and/or radiologic technology services to adult and/or pediatric patient populations for the purpose of aiding medical staff in the diagnosis, care, treatment and surveillance of simple to complex conditions, defects and/or diseases.
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
Utilizing entry-level knowledge, abilities, skills and available resources, provides safe, high quality, efficient and cost-effective patient-centric care and support services under routine or emergent conditions in a variety of care settings to include, but not limited to; acute inpatient facilities, outpatient physician practices, diagnostic/urgent care centers and remote statewide outreach clinics.
Prepares patients for procedures and correlates clinical history with procedures ordered by physicians to be performed
Communicates and collaborates with patients, families, and other members of the multidisciplinary care team to identify and implement the actions necessary to achieve the clinical outcomes, operational goals and service expectations desired.
Utilizes a variety of highly specialized cardiovascular and/or radiologic equipment and techniques to perform a diverse range of diagnostic, interventional and/or surgical procedures in accordance with established scope of practice guidelines.
Conducts post-procedure review with or without preceptor to confirm that all required elements are completed, documented, and that technical quality is consistent with established department protocols and/or applicable accreditation standards.
Transfers images and data to the appropriate archival systems, enters technical data/findings and prepares study for reporting by physician.
Performs operator-level quality control checks, cleaning, high-level disinfecting and other user maintenance per manufacturer instructions for use and other regulatory guidelines.
Participates in continuing education, professional development and research activities to maintain competencies and promote continuous improvements in care and treatments.
Performs other duties as assigned
Education: Associate's degree or higher, preferred
Licensure/Certifications/Registrations Required: Must meet applicant eligibility requirements and published standards for ARDMS, ARRT, or CCI in the cardiovascular or radiologic technology specialty required by the hiring department. Must be achieved within 12 months of hire date. Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association required upon hire.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Based on specific assignment, skill in applying principles of cardiovascular and/or radiologic technology, medical imaging, medical terminology, positioning of patients, and medical ethics. Must be able to work as part of a team and follow instructions; must be able to consistently and dependably report to work as scheduled. Ability to be sensitive to patients' physical and psychological needs. Ability to maintain accurate records and work accurately with names, numbers, and codes. Ability to draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendations. Ability to exercise discretion in handling confidential information and exercise sound judgment. Must be able to multi-task and remain calm in stressful situations. Must possess ability to understand various operations, policies, and procedures. Ability to work and communicate with staff, patients and their families, and meet their needs in a professional, polite, courteous, compassionate, and cooperative manner. Must display a high level of initiative, effort and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently. Ability to work with minimum supervision and demonstrate attention to detail.
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