Maternal Fetal Medicine (Unscheduled, Day shift) -
Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of
Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, excellence, humility,
integrity, justice, teamwork and wholeness.
The Sonographer-Advanced MFM, under minimal supervision,
performs complex diagnostic ultrasound exams and participates in
Maternal Fetal Medicine procedures for CH and LLUH facilities.
Provides high level of care to high risk obstetrics ultrasound
patients. Provides excellence in clinical services, in educational
activities, in research and development activities, in employee
environmental conditions, and in reduction of medical cost.
Performs other duties as needed.
Associate's Degree required. Graduate of a Commission of
Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) Program
required. Minimum Two years ultrasound/specialty experience
preferred. Experience may be considered in lieu of education if
licensure and certification requirements are met.
Manipulate transducers and ultrasound instrumentation; computer
skills to manage patient data, i.e. QA, ability to communicate
effectively about complex matter with others who have varying
levels of comprehension. Explain procedures to patients, instruct
students and residents to perform sonograms, and work in teams to
accomplish specific patient care goals. Excellent interpersonal
skills in dealing with patients, physicians and co-workers. Analyze
and interpret patient clinical data and ultrasound findings, follow
simple/moderate/complex instructions, recognize and appropriately
report safety problems or other problem situations, and measure
parameters on patient sonogram, i.e. flow velocities. Demonstrates
the ability to recognize priorities and deal with them
appropriately. Able to read; write legibly; speak in English with
professional quality; use computer and software programs necessary
to the position; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment.
Must have excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with patients
of all ages, physicians and co-workers. Possess the ability to
communicate effectively about complex matters. Able to relate and
communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with
others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing
policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure;
lead, supervise, teach, and collaborate; accept direction. Possess
good decision-making skills. Able to communicate effectively in
English in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think
critically; perform basic math functions; manage multiple
assignments effectively; work well under pressure; problem solve;
organize and prioritize workload; recall information with accuracy;
pay close attention to detail. Able to distinguish colors and
smells as necessary for patient care; hear sufficiently for general
conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and
distinguish various sounds associated with the work place/patient
care; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and
written documents necessary to position; discern temperature
variances through touch.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required. Registered
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) certification in Abdomen and
OB/GYN required. Specialty credential Nuchal Translucency required.
Specialty in Fetal Echocardiography preferred.
- Organization: LLU Childrens Hospital
- Employee Status: Regular
- Schedule: Unscheduled
- Shift: Day Job