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Per Diem Sonographer

Company: Pediatrix
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer provides diagnostic ultrasound tests for patients. The diagnostic medical sonographer works with other members of the healthcare team to provide comprehensive care to patients.Responsibilities:Prepares patients for ultrasound examination.Prepares patients for physicians.Explains procedures to the patient prior to the commencement of the testing and provides patient education related to medical ultrasound.Explains procedures to assure cooperation and optimum test results.Ensures the appropriate consent and/or declinations are obtained.Conducts ultrasonic diagnostic procedures and records anatomical, pathological and/or physiological data for interpretation by a physician.Assists physician during invasive procedures requiring ultrasound guidance.Maintains patient confidentiality.Maintains patient charts and records, and records and processes sonographic data and other pertinent observations made during the procedure for presentation to the interpreting physician.Code appropriately for services performed; submit completed billing work sheets daily.Notify Patient Service Associate of additional services performed which require authorization.Maintains proper operation of the ultrasound equipment. Recognizes equipment malfunctions and takes appropriate corrective action.Responsible for maintaining adequate inventory of ultrasound supplies.Maintain archives/records scans.Maintains effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public.Acts in a non-directive, non-judgmental manner, recognizing an individual's religious, ethical, and moral opinions/beliefs.Recognizes ethical, legal and professional issues inherent in providing care to patient.Comply with safety and security training and OSHA standards/regulations.Complete all required Compliance Training.Participates in staff development, in-service workshops and educational activities.Participates in professional development activities and meetingsMaintains professional affiliations.Performs other assigned duties as directedQualifications:An individual must possess a current/valid certification in diagnostic ultrasound.Satisfactory completion of one of the following; at least two (2) years in Allied Health Educational Program and one (1) year on-the-job training in ultrasonography, or completion of an approved ultrasonography educational program.Maintain or be eligible for certification the American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer.Must provide evidence of continuing education credits to fulfill accreditation requirements.Benefits and Compensation:Benefits for Full Time employee and qualified dependents:Health Insurance including prescription drugsDental InsuranceVision InsuranceLife InsuranceShort- and Long-Term disability optionsEmployee stock purchase program - 15% discount 401k with company match Long Term Care (LTC)Pre-tax Health Savings Account (HSA)Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)Aflac Hospital, Critical Illness and Accident plansIdentity ProtectionEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) Part Time Regular employee classifications also receive this benefit Available to part-time regular and part-time casual employees age 21 and overThe expected pay for the position ranges from $39.66 - $68.27 per hour. The actual pay range will be computed based on years of relevant experience.About Us:Pediatrix Medical Group, Inc. (Pediatrix) is the nation's leading provider of physician services. Pediatrix-affiliated clinicians are committed to providing coordinated, compassionate and clinically excellent services to women, babies and children across the continuum of care, both in hospital settings and office-based practices. Specialties include obstetrics, maternal-fetal medicine and neonatology complemented by more than 20 pediatric subspecialties, as well as pediatric primary and urgent care clinics. The group's high-quality, evidence-based care is bolstered by significant investments in research, education, quality-improvement and safety initiatives. The physician-led company was founded in 1979 as a single neonatology practice and today provides its highly specialized and often critical care services through more than 5,000 affiliated physicians and other clinicians in 37 states.Please Note: Fraudulent job postings/job scams are becoming increasingly common. All genuine Pediatrix job postings can be found through the Pediatrix Careers site:

Pediatrix is an Equal Opportunity Employer:All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Keywords: Pediatrix, Seattle , Per Diem Sonographer, Other , Seattle, Washington

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