Beaumont Health System Ultrasonographer in Royal Oak, Michigan
divGeneral Summary:The Fetal Imaging Division is limited to obstetrical sonography ranging from 1supst /suptrimester pregnancy evaluation (pregnancy viability/ectopic pregnancies, and fetal evaluation including nuchal translucency) to 2supnd/sup and 3suprd/suptrimester fetal evaluation (including routine fetal evaluation, detailed ultrasound examination, fetal echocardiography, biophysical profiles, cervical length evaluation, and Doppler evaluation). In addition, procedures including amniocentesis and chorionic villous sampling are performed.ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Verifies patient identification and physician order.Provides procedural information/education to the patient/family prior to each exam.Acquires an accurate patient history and documents in the medical record.Performs Ultrasound and related patient care procedures using age appropriate methods for patient's physical ability and/or limitations.Proficiently operates ultrasound imaging equipment and performs necessary quality control and quality assurance testing.Monitors patients during procedures to ensure patient safety.Reviews ultrasound images with the Radiologist as necessary.Ensures STAT requests are relayed to radiologist in a timely manner.When required, assists with procedures using sterile technique, receives and documents samples for lab processing. Disposes of fluids according to biohazard protocols.Ensures equipment is wiped down between patients and exam room is clean and properly stocked with linen and supplies.Accurately and efficiently uses hospital computer systems for verifying orders, viewing schedules and sending information to PAC's.Uses effective inter/intra-departmental communication and participates with medical staff, management, technical and support staff.Assist in training new staff/students.Verifies correct patient, correct exam / final verification, clarify questionable orders with ordering physician or Radiologist.General span lang="EN"Requirements/spanulliRegistered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographerswith Certification in Ob/Gyn sspan lang="EN"trongly preferred/span/lilispan lang="EN"Experience in NT, amino guidance, detail exams, trans-vaginal CL, Fetal Echo/span/lilispan lang="EN"5 years of experience in OB/GYN at a high risk unit preferred/span/li/uldiv/div/divBeaumont Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.