The Sonographer works as medical imaging professional who provides clinically relevant information to assist the physician with the diagnosis and treatment of OB patients. The Sonographer works as part of a diverse team of OB sonographers skilled in the care of high risk obstetric patients. This position reports to the Clinical Manager.
Ensure the safe, productive, and efficient sonography operations.
Ensure all patients enjoy a positive experience, treated with the care and compassion expected.
Ensure all tasks provided and associated with patient care, patient administrative processes, and related duties comply with all regulatory and accreditation standards, as well as clinical policies and procedures.
Establish favorable working relationships with all staff members associated with center operations, including medical receptionists, nurses, physicians and related staff.
Stewardship and Professionalism
Uphold and consistently represent the values and mission of the organization at all times. Represent the organization in a highly professional manner at all times.
Ensure compliance and attention to all corporate policies and procedures.
PRIMARY TASKS AND DUTIES
Performs high-risk ultrasound studies in accordance with AIUM (American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine) guidelines.
Performs nuchal translucency studies in accordance with FMF (Fetal Medicine Foundation) guidelines.
Maintains ARDMS (The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography) and FMF (Fetal Medicine Foundation) certifications as required.
Assists physician in invasive procedures (i.e. CVS, amniocentesis).
Works as a team member in keeping rooms stocked, clean and report problems with equipment as needed.
Properly disinfect ultrasound probes as needed.
Properly dispose of biohazardous material as needed.
Performs charting in Viewpoint in a timely manner
Efficiently uses Athena and Viewpoint for scheduling and reporting of exams.
All other duties as assigned.
Completion of an Accredited Ultrasound Program
Registered in OB/GYN by the ARDMS (New graduate must be registered within 6 months of hire.
Certification through the FMF in nuchal translucency and nasal bone within 1 year of employment.
Experience in high-risk OB ultrasound preferred
Internal Number: 123
About Chesapeake Health Care
Three Lower Counties Community Services, Inc. was incorporated in 1994 to provide primary medical and dental care to patients in Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties in Maryland. Since then, our services have expanded to include care for migrant/seasonal farm workers, mental health, pharmacy, obstetrics and gynecology, urogynecology, maternal fetal medicine, dental, and pediatrics.
In 2016, we changed our name from Three Lower Counties Community Services to Chesapeake Health Care to more accurately reflect our core mission, which is to provide affordable, culturally competent patient and family-centered health care. As a Community Health Center we serve the healthcare needs of the three lower counties of the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
In 2017, we opened a new OB/GYN facility, which is located in the Woodbrooke Medical Campus in Salisbury. This 26,700 sq. ft. facility has 32 exam rooms. We have providers who specialize in Obstetrics, Gynecology, Urogynecology, and Maternal Fetal Medicine.
Our employee workforce has grown to more than 400 people. In 2018, more than 49,000 patients received health care services. We continue to grow and provide exemplary service to our p...atients.
Chesapeake Health Care’s mission is to provide affordable, culturally competent patient and family-centered health care, leading to individual and community wellness to residents of the three lower counties in Maryland, regardless of their ability to pay.
The vision of Chesapeake Health Care is to have a community that comes together in health, to eliminate the suffering of disease and social conditions of our neighbors by expanding service and decreasing disparities.
The values of Chesapeake Health Care are value of Life, Affordability and Availability, Listening and Learning Skills, Unity and Empathy.