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Sonographer II - Grade 852

Location: Walnut Creek, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 702966 Date posted: 08/08/2018
Description:
Under the direction of the Imaging Services Director and Chief of Radiology/ Imaging Services, or other Clinical Service Director where applicable, produces two-dimensional ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for use by Physician in diagnosis of disease and study of malfunction of organs. Performs technological functions to ensure optimal diagnostic quality of patient care utilizing efficient and safe processes.

Essential Functions:
- Exhibiting a high degree of tact, courtesy, and poise, explains procedures to patient to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation.
- Prepares and positions patient for examination.
- Selects equipment for use in ultrasound setup according to specifications of examination. Selects transducer and adjusts equipment controls according to organ to be examined, depth of field, and other specifications of test..
- Starts equipment that produces images of internal organs and records diagnostic data on magnetic tape, computer disk, strip printout, or film.
- Moves transducer, by hand, over specified area of body and observes sound wave display screen to monitor quality of ultrasonic pattern produced.
- Photographs images of organs shown on display module or removes strip printout from equipment to obtain permanent record of internal examination.
- Keys test data and patient information into computer of ultrasound equipment to maintain record of test results.
- Orients new hires.
- Performs other related duties as necessary.
- Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- N/A
Education
- High School Diploma/GED required.
License, Certification, Registration
- Must have two (2) ARDMS (American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers) registries in any specialty. Must demonstrate competency and perform both specialties routinely.
- BLS required.
 
Additional Requirements:
- NT certification is required to perform genetic screening for Prenatal Diagnostic Centers. Applicants may be hired without certification, but will be required to obtain it within 90 days of hire.
 


Preferred Qualifications:
- N/A

Primary Location: California,Walnut Creek,Walnut Creek Hospital 1425 S. Main St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 Shift: Day Workdays: On-Call Working Hours Start: On-Call Working Hours End: On-Call Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: United Healthcare Workers - West Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Imaging / Radiology Department: Ultrasound Travel: No

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