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Sonographer- Maternal Fetal Medicine/OBGYN (Per Diem)

Company: Pediatrix
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:The diagnostic medical Sonographer provides diagnostic ultrasound tests for patients in the Maternal Fetal Medicine setting. The diagnostic medical Sonographer works independently and with other members of the healthcare team to provide comprehensive care to pregnant women.Responsibilities:Escorts patient and family to and from examination room.Explains exam to patient and family prior to the commencement of the test to assure cooperation and optimum test results.Acquires anatomical, pathological, and/or physiological data for interpretation by a physician.Maintains patient charts and records, and records/processes sonographic data and other pertinent observations made during the procedure for presentation to the interpreting physician.Creates a preliminary report for physician review/signature.Reviews studies with physicians.Assists physician with procedures such as amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling.Codes appropriate for services performed.Maintains proper operation of the ultrasound equipment.Recognizes equipment malfunctions and takes appropriate corrective action.Maintains laundry for examination rooms.Responsible for maintaining adequate inventory of ultrasound supplies.Follows the accredited laboratory protocols for obtaining two-dimensional images, color flow, Doppler, and m-mode where applicable.Follows and complies with universal precautions and OSHA standards.Follows and complies with safety and security training.Rotates as needed to cover Sonographer absences.Performs related and other assigned duties as directed.Qualifications:Minimum six months experience as an ultrasound technician working in OB/GYN and/or MFM setting preferred.Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.Skilled in operating ultrasound equipment.Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.RequirementsHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience.Graduate of an accredited sonography program with a degree in ultrasonography or equivalent.ARDMS OB/GYN certified or eligibleFetal echo certification or eligible to obtain with 12 months of hire. Fetal echo experience preferred or will be provided. Participates in staff development, in-service workshops, and educational activities. Participates in professional development activities and meetings.Completion of a program containing OB/GYN ultrasonography.CPR certification required.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 as an American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS).Must provide evidence of continuing education credits to fulfill accreditation requirements.Benefits and Compensation:Benefits for Full Time employee and qualified dependents: Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Progyny Fertility Benefits Teladoc Health and Second Opinion Services 401(K) Thrift Program & Sharing Plan** Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) 15% discount* Basic Employee; Spouse; Child Life Insurance Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Employee Optional Life and AD&D Short & Long Term Disability Pre-Tax Health Savings Accounts (HSA) Employee and Dependent Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Parental Leave Benefit Sick Pay Bank Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Group Aflac Policies Identity Theft Protection Employee Charitable Fund Care.com Continuing Education Assistance Various Discount Programs *Part Time Regular employee classifications also receive this benefit **Available to part-time regular and part-time casual employees aged 21 and overAbout Us:Pediatrix Medical Group is one of the nations leading providers of highly specialized health care for women, babies and children. Since 1979, Pediatrix has grown from a single neonatology practice to a national, multispecialty medical group. 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. The groups high-quality, evidence-based care is bolstered by significant investments in research, education, quality-improvement and safety initiatives.Please Note: Fraudulent job postings/job scams are becoming increasingly common. All genuine Pediatrix job postings can be found through the Pediatrix Careers site: www.pediatrix.com/careers.#PedSonPediatrix 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.by Jobble

Keywords: Pediatrix, Fort Lauderdale , Sonographer- Maternal Fetal Medicine/OBGYN (Per Diem), Healthcare , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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