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Perinatal Sonographer- Per Diem Day

Company: Hackensack University Medical Center
Location: North Bergen
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Overview How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system. A Periatal Sonographer at Hackensack Meridian Health performs all types of ultrasound exams on perinatal patients for diagnostic purposes. Optimally operates various types of ultrasound equipment, and exercises independent judgment as to which views are necessary for correct diagnosing purposes. Preps patients accordingly, and assists the perinatologist. Responsibilities A day in the life of a Perinatale Sonagrapher - Per Diem at Hackensack Meridian Health includes: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Images and measures appropriately. Performs all types of exams. Judges adequacy of image. Knows limitations of exam due to gestational age, fetal position, or patient habitus. Recognizes normal and abnormal anatomy. Develops differential diagnosis of findings. Asks appropriately for assistance and informs perinatologists of problems. Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality while providing a safe environment for patients. Checks equipment for optimal set-up, determines correct equipment usage, cleans and disinfects equipment as per Infection Control policies. Presents case to perinatologist and discusses plan of care. Ensures delivery of excellent customer service resulting in positive and improving patient satisfaction scores for department and Medical Center. SUPPLEMENTAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Maintains supplies and restocks as needed. Promotes a compassionate and supportive environment. Demonstrates prompt and consistent service. Incorporate customer's and patient's rights into all aspects of job performance. Communicates (verbally and/or in writing) ideas and instructions to others clearly, accurately and effectively. Demonstrates listening skills, solicits input and feedback from others. Takes responsibility for own actions and attitude. Provides extraordinary service to our patients and customers. Demonstrates ability to work with others effectively within and outside the department. Displays knowledge of PMC services and programs, and the locations that provide these services. Contributes to a clean, safe and uncluttered work environment. Behaves professionally in all interactions with patients, families and other staff members. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION: Associate's degree in Ultrasound technology Certification in Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography required. First Trimester Certification, Fetal Medicine Foundation Nuchal Translucency WORK EXPERIENCE: 2-3 years prior experience required. If you feel the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today! Our Network Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) is a Mandatory COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination Facility As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.

Keywords: Hackensack University Medical Center, North Bergen , Perinatal Sonographer- Per Diem Day, Healthcare , North Bergen, New Jersey

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