The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer works with medical and administrative personnel to provide the best possible patient experience. This position provides image guidance during medical procedures on a regular basis.
Duties and Responsibilities
Performs ultrasound examinations for surgery patients, medical abortion patients, patients undecided about termination, medical abortion follow up ultrasounds, IUD placement and follow up ultrasounds for patients with problems. Operate ultrasound equipment to produce and accurately record images.
Provides ongoing patient assessment through observation of patient and records; reports findings accurately and on time.
Ensures that equipment performance is optimum, performs appropriate quality control test and adjustments to maximize image quality.
Participates in quality monitoring and evaluation activities and maintains measures to ensure quality standards are met.
Proactively fulfills patient care responsibilities as requested by medical providers and Clinical Services Manager, facilitating efficient flow of patients.
Communicate efficiently and perform professionally with peers, supervisory staff, and patients.
Maintains confidentiality of patients and follows all HIPAA regulations.
Please note this position description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position.
Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Current Certification from a Sonography Program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or Canadian Medical Association (CMA), OR
Current Certification by ARMDS, with OBGYN specialty, or
Current Registration by ARRT in sonography
Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of CHOICES.
Consideration will be given to those currently certified with ARMDS, planning to sit for OBGYN Specialty.
This job operates in a professional office, birthing center, health clinic and hospital environment. This role requires contact with patients. Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.
This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.
OSHA Blood borne Pathogen Exposure Determination: Based on the OSHA guidelines for protection against occupational exposure to hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HlV), this position includes tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, and tissues.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb; pushing; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms; grasping; kneeling; stooping, and repetitive motion.
The physical requirements of this position are: exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.
This role requires frequent standing.
Must have good balance and coordination.
CHOICES will not discriminate in employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, parental status, body size, gender or gender identity or any characteristic protected by law. LGBTQI, BIPOC, and Latinx candidates are encouraged to apply.
We sincerely thank you for your interest. Due to volume of applicants only individuals selected for interview will be contacted.
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About CHOICES Memphis Center for Reproductive Health
CHOICES Memphis Center for Reproductive Health is an independent, non-profit community health agency, established in 1974. We recently relocated to our beautiful brand-new state of the art facility. As we grow, we are continuously in search for energetic individuals that are passionate about Reproductive Health to join our team. CHOICES provides a full gynecology practice with a variety of sexual and reproductive health services, including abortion, midwifery care, and gender affirming care for more than 3,000 people each year. Our mission is to provide patient-centered medical care and champion sexual and reproductive rights.