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Sonographer - GYN - (Sonography - Sono)

Company: Club Staffing
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Adult opening in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This and other diagnostic medical sonographer jobs brought to you by AlliedHealthJobCafe.com

Job Description & Requirements
Sonographer - GYN - (Sonography - Sono)
StartDate: 07/11/2022Available Shifts: 12 D, 10 D Pay Rate: $1850.00 - 2100.00

Overview:Under the direction of the Ultrasound Supervisor and/or Radiologist, performs all types of ultrasound, and non-invasive vascular procedures utilizing independent judgement and initiative. Safety/Risk Management:Locates and properly operates oxygen, suction, blood pressure and other essential patient care equipment.Consistently observes patients before, during and after procedures, making and using appropriate immobilization devices.Appropriately transfers patients to/from stretchers, wheelchairs and on/off procedure table, giving care to IV's and other appliances.Safely operates all equipment and immediately reports malfunctions, being able to locate all emergency switches, and consistently understanding of emergency procedures and radiation safety.Assures that all data entered/ retrieved from physician's orders and/or computer system is accurate, verifying accuracy prior to procedure. Coordination of Services:Reviews orders for diagnosis and prescriptions, appropriately scheduling patient and department resources for services.Performs all procedures according to protocol stated in procedure manual, unless directed otherwise by radiologist/physician, presenting completed procedure to radiologist/ physician for interpretation.Collaborates with staff members and physicians to assure delivery of optimal patient care at all times, consistently demonstrating ability to revise department schedule and staff assignments to meet patient and physician needs and maintain a smooth functioning department with limited rooms and equipment.Assumes responsibility for portions of quality improvement program, understanding all phases, and keeping all documentation current and available, following through with any problem areas.Assists in department orientation program as needed, assuming responsibility of training new staff, and assisting staff members in keeping orientation program up to date, contributing to development of educational needs of support staff and/or students.Evaluates diagnostic procedure for appropriateness, taking corrective measures if needed, and screening for previous procedures. Complex Aspects:Provides diagnostic sonograms with the ability to recognize structures visualized.Assists radiologist/physician in ultrasound interventional guided procedures along with providing essential patient care.Able to transmit images and troubleshoot PACS system. Basic Aspects:Greets patients by name, introduces self; provides patients with thorough explanation of procedures, efficiently performs procedure, and uses good judgment with add-on cases to meet patient needs and department needs without disrupting schedule.Understands safe and proper machine operation, maintaining working knowledge of machine emergency procedures and radiation safety procedures, reviewing as needed or at least yearly.Demonstrates technical proficiency in producing diagnostic images with the ability to recognize abnormalities, obtaining the appropriate images for each procedure, and positioning patients according to department protocol.Prepares and stocks rooms for various exams, checks equipment between patients; orders supplies as needed, and cleans room and equipment between patients, including patient waiting area.Effectively alters routine procedures when patient condition indicates, making appropriate changes on requisitions, submitting exams timely, and completing charges appropriately and correctly.Assists in the transportation of patients/specimens/supplies and any other needs of the department.Works fair share of on-call, holidays, and covering vacations, remaining willing to adjust personal schedule in case of fluctuations in workload or departmental need, and displaying flexibility by willingly working in any area or changing scheduled work hours.Maintains alignment with ETO policy, clocking in and out at scheduled time, no earlier than six minutes before/after scheduled shift, eliminating (when possible) overtime on a weekly basis. Communication Management:Routinely questions patient/family members before a procedure to obtain pertinent patient history.Monitors equipment operation and alerts appropriate personnel of any problems in a timely manner.Keeps manager and supervisor informed of any issues, problems or situations requiring attention or follow up.Recognizes the need to assist other staff members during the busy times throughout the day, asking what needs to be done and readily volunteering in other areas including office, scheduling, etc.Shares all relevant information at end of shift, reporting both verbally and written when both are possible.Assures all communications regarding patient care are timely and appropriate, recognizing patient crises and initiates appropriate measures. Technology:Understands applications and effectively uses hospital and department computer systems.Enters saves prints and retrieves information from systems; uses barcodes to improve efficiency and accuracy, ensuring that all procedure charges are properly entered/revised in system and/or submitted to appropriate person throughout shift.Performs equipment quality control testing as required.Maintains working knowledge of new technology, accepting responsibility for keeping informed of current department practices.Initiates appropriate downtime procedures when necessary Job Summary: Under the direction of the Ultrasound Supervisor and/or Radiologist, performs all types of ultrasound, and non-invasive vascular procedures utilizing independent judgement and initiative. Safety/Risk Management: Locates and properly operates oxygen, suction, blood pressure and other essential patient care equipment.Consistently observes patients before, during and after procedures, making and using appropriate immobilization devices.Appropriately transfers patients to/from stretchers, wheelchairs and on/off procedure table, giving care to IV's and other appliances.Safely operates all equipment and immediately reports malfunctions, being able to locate all emergency switches, and consistently understanding of emergency procedures and radiation safety.Assures that all data entered/ retrieved from physician's orders and/or computer system is accurate, verifying accuracy prior to procedure. Coordination of Services: Reviews orders for diagnosis and prescriptions, appropriately scheduling patient and department resources for services.Performs all procedures according to protocol stated in procedure manual, unless directed otherwise by radiologist/physician, presenting completed procedure to radiologist/ physician for interpretation.Collaborates with staff members and physicians to assure delivery of optimal patient care at all times, consistently demonstrating ability to revise department schedule and staff assignments to meet patient and physician needs and maintain a smooth functioning department with limited rooms and equipment.Assumes responsibility for portions of quality improvement program, understanding all phases, and keeping all documentation current and available, following through with any problem areas.Assists in department orientation program as needed, assuming responsibility of training new staff, and assisting staff members in keeping orientation program up to date, contributing to development of educational needs of support staff and/or students.Evaluates diagnostic procedure for appropriateness, taking corrective measures if needed, and screening for previous procedures. Complex Aspects: Provides diagnostic sonograms with the ability to recognize structures visualized. Assists radiologist/physician in ultrasound interventional guided procedures along with providing essential patient care. Able to transmit images and troubleshoot PACS system. Basic Aspects: Greets patients by name, introduces self; provides patients with thorough explanation of procedures, efficiently performs procedure, and uses good judgment with add-on cases to meet patient needs and department needs without disrupting schedule.Understands safe and proper machine operation, maintaining working knowledge of machine emergency procedures and radiation safety procedures, reviewing as needed or at least yearly.Demonstrates technical proficiency in producing diagnostic images with the ability to recognize abnormalities, obtaining the appropriate images for each procedure, and positioning patients according to department protocol.Prepares and stocks rooms for various exams, checks equipment between patients; orders supplies as needed, and cleans room and equipment between patients, including patient waiting area.Effectively alters routine procedures when patient condition indicates, making appropriate changes on requisitions, submitting exams timely, and completing charges appropriately and correctly.Assists in the transportation of patients/specimens/supplies and any other needs of the department.Works fair share of on-call, holidays, and covering vacations, remaining willing to adjust personal schedule in case of fluctuations in workload or departmental need, and displaying flexibility by willingly working in any area or changing scheduled work hours.Maintains alignment with ETO policy, clocking in and out at scheduled time, no earlier than six minutes before/after scheduled shift, eliminating (when possible) overtime on a weekly basis.

Required Qualifications
BLS - required
RDMS - required
RVT - required
Vascular
OB/GYN
General
Neonatal Heads
Transcranial Dopplers


Preferred Qualifications
N/A

Facility Location
Located in the heart of the state, Oklahoma's capital city is alive with endless entertainment options and recreational choices. Home to a prestigious higher education and medical community, Oklahoma City offers travelers great professional opportunities and plenty to see and do in their spare time. Visit the Oklahoma City Museum of Art or one of the city's many performing arts venues for a delightful cultural experience.

Job Benefits
Allied travel assignments are typically for 13 weeks and offer generous packages that include:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Free Private Housing
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!

    About the Company
    Club Staffing, an AMN Healthcare company, is the leader in allied healthcare staffing, with thousands of travel positions available throughout the United States. We are dedicated to meeting the unique needs of each allied healthcare professional; whether it's travel, per diem, temp-to-perm, or permanent. We also offer more therapist, laboratory and medical imaging jobs in more places than other travel companies. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. - We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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Keywords: Club Staffing, Oklahoma City , Sonographer - GYN - (Sonography - Sono), Healthcare , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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