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PRN Sonographer

Location
DeSoto, Texas
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
22 Sep 2022

RAYUS Radiology, formerly Center for Diagnostic Imaging, is looking for a PRN/temporary Sonographer to join our team. As a Sonographer/Ultrasound Technologist you will independently operate sonographic equipment, and perform and communicate the results of diagnostic examinations using sonography. Shifts will vary.

You'll be part of a team providing a wide range of screening, diagnostic and interventional procedures with compassion and integrity to ensure the highest quality, access, service and value to our patients, referring providers and partners. You'll play an important part of that process by taking a patient centered approach, you will assure that services are provided within professional standards and that a high standard of medical ethics is maintained. You'll also remain self-motivated to increase your level of understanding and knowledge of the field, disease, and new procedures as they evolve. 

Essential Duties:

Creates a positive experience for every customer, every day by believing in and practicing our core values of accountability, compassion, drive, excellence, and integrity.

(85%) Sonographic Examination

  • Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic sonography examinations, including breast,
    ABI and a full range of other sonography examinations
  • Screens patient before exam for any precautions or contraindications pertaining to the
    examination
  • Obtains and reviews the requisition for examination in order to be aware of information
    such as procedure requested, clinical history, patient condition or any other special
    requirements
  • Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify, record, and adapt procedures as
    appropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images
  • Uses independent judgment during the sonographic exam to accurately differentiate
    between normal and pathologic findings
  • Independently initiates additional ultrasound imaging procedures to facilitate optimum
    diagnostic results (e.g., endovaginal exam, Doppler, etc.)
  • Analyses sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information and medical history, and
    communicates findings to the appropriate physician
  • Maintains positive attitude and working relationships with radiologists, referring offices
    and other associates and peers
  • Converses with doctors, nurses, patients and family members as required
  • Accurately maintains patient records within Radiology Information System (RIS)
  • Provides interpreting physician with an oral or written summary of technical findings
  • Identifies problems, secures relevant data to identify possible causes; generates
    alternative courses of action and possible consequences
  • Assists with the daily operations of the sonographic laboratory
  • Maintains an orderly and clean work area promoting good safety habits for patients and
    co-workers

(10%) Operational Support

  • Demonstrates responsibility and accuracy for electronic data entry and maintenance
  • Completes exam billing
  • Maintains ultrasound equipment and work area, and maintains adequate supplies
  • Participates in continuous quality improvements activities
  • Assists with training new associates, providing resource and technical expertise
  • Establishes and maintains ethical working relationships and good rapport with all
    interrelating hospitals and referring physicians
  • Helps supervisor gain support for unit goals and plans

(5%) Performs other duties as assigned

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Details

  • Job Reference: 718802304-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: RAYUS Radiology
  • Location: DeSoto, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent