Multimodality Sonographer 10k Sign On
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Posted on: November 23, 2021
FULL TIME DAYS
The Multi-modality Sonographer performs any combination of basic to
advanced ultrasound services and procedures for patients, which may
include:? abdominal, Ob/Gyn, cardiac, vascular, musculoskeletal and
small parts.? This position analyzes the patient?s clinical history
in order to identify the purpose of the examination, frames the
clinical questions that the examination is intended to answer and
expands the examination as necessary to answer clinical
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Performs multiple modality ultrasound procedures utilizing a
variety of equipment and techniques and makes the necessary
measurements required for the interpretation to obtain accurate,
high quality results.
Identifies and defines abnormalities specific to the procedure and
extends the scope of the examination appropriately, deviating from
standard techniques when necessary and correlating other diagnostic
test results with anatomy and function. Utilizes appropriate
protection measures during procedures.
May assist physicians in the procedure rooms and operating rooms by
performing ultrasound studies to aid in proceeding with complex
procedures to decrease risk factors.
Prepares patients for procedures and obtains clinical history from
the patient including related physical findings and pertinent
laboratory data in order to adapt the imaging techniques to obtain
comprehensive and diagnostic exams to alleviate the probability of
erroneous clinical interpretation of the ultrasound. Explains the
purpose of the ultrasound examination to the patient and answers
Records statistics and performs daily maintenance of the ultrasound
Lab and its equipment, reporting all malfunctions as
Acts as a resource to other staff, physicians and students
regarding equipment, techniques, procedures and studies to optimize
Works closely with ultrasound team to ensure quality processes and
adherence to protocols, and assists with unit and/or organization
accreditation activities as delegated.
Implements protocols as new technology evolves, and ensures
implementation and adherence to system standards.
Assures operation of equipment by performing quality checks
following manufacturer?s recommendations and troubleshooting
equipment as required.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Must be familiar with approved clinical protocols for each type of
ultrasound examination to be performed.
Must meet all of the qualifications and requirements for any two of
the following modalities: Ob/Gyn, cardiac, vascular,
musculoskeletal, or small parts, and will work a minimum of 25% of
the time in the second modality. Pediatric and adult scopes are
considered separate specialties by certification.
Knowledge and ability to apply complex sonographic principles,
instrumentation and techniques.
Knowledge of relevant anatomy and physiology for each different
Knowledge of proper infection control, including precautionary
Knowledge of relevant laws regarding patient confidentiality and
Ability to interact and communicate effectively, both orally and in
writing, with healthcare providers, including other sonographers,
physicians and nurses.
Skilled in the utilization of computers and medical equipment.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
EDUCATION - Grad of an Accredited Program
EXPERIENCE - 2 Years of Experience
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Adv Cardiac Sonographer (ACS), Reg Congenital Cardiac Sono (RCCS),
Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS), Reg Diag Cardiac Sonographer
(RDCS), Ped.Echocardiography (PE) (RDCS-PE), Reg Diag Medical
Sonographer (RDMS), RDMS-Pediatric Sonography (PS) (RDMS-PS), Reg
Musculoskeletal Sono (RMSK), Registered Vascular Sonographe (RVS),
Registered Vascular Tech (RVT): Must have two of the following
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