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Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Float Pool

Location: Denver, CO Additional Locations:
Job Number: 815950 Date posted: 08/01/2019
Description:
Operates diagnostic ultrasound equipment to produce images of specified areas of the body in accordance with Radiologist's instructions, and using knowledge of ultrasound techniques and procedures, anatomical and pathological relationships, and the contour and composition of the body. Makes members/patients and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; develops and sustains productive member/patient relationships. Actively seeks information to understand member/patient circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs. Builds rapport and cooperative relationships with members/patients. Considers how actions or plans will affect members; responds quickly to meet member/patient needs and resolves problems.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Courteously instructs patients regarding preparation for examination; explains procedures to be performed. Positions patients to obtain desired images in accordance with physician's instructions and using knowledge of human anatomy.
  • Operates diagnostic ultrasound equipment to produce images of specified areas of the body; monitors images and identifies anatomical structures. Makes necessary adjustments to obtain optimal images. Labels images as appropriate. Operates and maintains image recording equipment.
  • Instructs patient, in a courteous manner, regarding imaging procedures. Positions patients and operates imaging equipment following established practice guidelines. Reviews images for accuracy and technical quality according to established standards. Submits images for interpretation by radiologist or designee. Practices ALARA principles.
  • Assists with procedures such as interventional procedures, provides patient education; obtains informed consent as needed. Practices sterile techniques and standard precautions.
  • Follows established quality assurance/quality control program. monitoring the operating condition of the equipment and accessories. Promptly reports equipment malfunctions to supervisor.
  • Follows established quality assurance/quality control program. monitoring the operating condition of the equipment and accessories. Contacts service engineer and promptly reports equipment malfunctions to supervisor.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies, according to established levels.
  • Communicates clearly, effectively and appropriately both verbally and with written communication. Demonstrates courteous and appropriate telephone skills. Considers the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process in delivery of services to patients in the age group served.
  • Exercises clinical judgment within scope of practice. Maywork with students and may be required to work at the reception desk or on the phones to schedule appointments.
  • Performs other duties as required. May include assisting in other areas of the department.
  • May require working with radiant energy sources, and with biological and/or hazardous materials.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • N/A
  • Education
  • Two (2) years of college level education or equivalent experience in a health care field.
  • Completion of an approved training program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • Currently registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in the specialty areas of Abdomen, and/or Obstetrics/Gynecology.
  • Vascular registry required.

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Ability to operate Radiologic equipment and perform related technical procedures.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 35 pounds.
  • Excellent customer service skills required, with a focus on patient centered care.
  • Basic computer skills required.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prefer six (6) months of experience as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer.
  • Primary Location: Colorado,Denver,Franklin Medical Offices 2045 Franklin St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: SEIU - Local 105 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Imaging / Radiology Department: Medical Imaging Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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