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Fetal Ultrasonographer II - 45041

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Location: LOC_MAIN-Main Hospital 

Req ID: 119272

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Ultrasound Team Leader, performs a variety of complex technical tasks in Fetal Ultrasound utilizing high frequency sound waves to detect anatomical abnormalities at 20 week gestation in accordance with prescribed sonographic procedures, assist physician as needed and performs at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail.

Job Responsibilities

1. Performs all Ultrasound techniques and examinations according to the procedures determined by the physicians.

  • Selects proper transducer and application for the specified type of ultrasound exam.
  • Produces optimal sonographic images for diagnostic interpretation 100% of the time.
  • Selects proper technical factors and operates US equipment as directed 100% of the time.
  • Assists physician in interpretation of complex fetal anomalies, documents pertinent information on appropriate worksheets as illustrated by Fetal Ultrasound Protocols.
  • Provides protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards to ensure the well-being of patients, hospital personnel, general public and self while performing duties 100% of the time.
  • Maintains constant attention to patient assigned to sonographer for the examination 100% of the time.
  • Assists the physician as necessary during outpatient invasive procedures and operating room procedures; supply the physician with appropriate equipment necessary for such procedures.
  • Assist in scheduling patients if necessary in a manner to promote workflow efficiency.

 

2. Maintains records of exams.

  • Responsible for proper identification on images including patient identification and patient demographics 100% of the time.
  • Maintains appropriate records of examination 100% of the time.
  • Maintains the integrity and efficiency of the Radiology Information System 100% of the time.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Department’s Picture Archiving System as applicable to ultrasound.

 

3. Conducts self in a professional manner.

  • Refers to the Fetal Ultrasound Team Leader and/or Radiology Director of Clinical Operations for any unresolved problems relating to staffing, morale, work methods, discipline and other activities 100% of the time.
  • Promotes professionalism, continuing education and staff development 100% of the time.
  • Participates in the formal in-service program provided for Radiology Complex.

 

4.  Assists in preparation of lectures and/or publications relating to Fetal US within and outside the institution; if requested by the Team Leader or one of the physicians.

 

5.  Responsible for maintaining the continuing education required for this position.

  • Completes all mandatory education required by hospital
  • Obtains 10 CE credits/year or 30 credits/3 years as required by the ARDMS
  • Obtains 12 CE credits/year or 24 credits/2 years as required by the ARRT,  if also registered in another modality by the ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists)
  • Maintains training and competency in high-level disinfection procedures as outlined by the Department of Infection Control and Radiology

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

OB/GYN from ARDMS

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: High School Diploma/GED. Certification of graduation from an Ultrasound program.

 

Required Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of maternal fetal medicine/obstetrical ultrasound experience

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Experience:  A minimum of seven (7) years of maternal fetal medicine/obstetrical ultrasound experience.

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Knowledge of all types of OB/GYN ultrasound imaging, and maternal fetal medicine imaging and procedures
  • Knowledge of Radiology Information Systems
  • Provides Family Centered Care
  • Integrates knowledge and assessment of patient and family (Age- Specific Competency)
  • Ability to work independent of supervision
  • Good organizational skills
  • Excellent phone etiquette and communication skills
  • Able to handle multiple tasks

 

Responsible for maintaining the continuing education required for this position.

  • Completes all on-line Mandatory education required by hospital
  • Obtains 10 CE credits/year or 30 CE credits/3 years as required by the ARDMS
  • Obtains 12 CE credits/year or 24 credits/2 years as required by the ARRT,  if also registered in another modality by the ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists)

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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