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Sonographer Specialty - Springfield Healthplex - FT

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Springfield
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Job Description:






Featured Benefits:


  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan assistance - up to $10,000!
  • State-of-the-art medical and training facilities
  • Paid parental leave for birth/adoption of a child
  • Retirement benefits with match from day one











    Sonographer Specialty
    The Specialty Sonographer administers sound patient care practices according to hospital and department policies/procedures to ensure the safety of patients. Completes ancillary tasks to ensure efficient and consistent departmental operations. Demonstrates safety for patients, staff, and self as outlined in department protocols and regulatory guidelines. Maintains equipment, exam rooms, and work areas in a neat and safe condition. Provides clinical services according to specialized ultrasound practice standards and acts as a resource to students, nurses, fellows, and other technologists to ensure optimal department functions.
    Responsibilities:

    • Identifies errors and takes immediate action for corrections.
    • Assists physicians in performing TEE, Fetal Echoes, and AV optimization studies by using departmental protocols to provide optimum results.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of proper sterile technique and isolation precautions as they pertain to the various specialty procedures.
    • Recognizes clinical and/or emergent problems that may interfere with exams and takes appropriate action to resolve them and produce the most desirable outcomes.
    • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of intravenous (IV) heparin locks and central line usage as they pertain to Sonography.
    • Demonstrates proper technique for injection of IV contrast, or other test-enhancing solutions, in alignment with standards of the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
    • Demonstrates proper care and aseptic cleaning of all patient-related equipment by following established department policies to ensure the quality of care provided to patients.
    • Uses proper cleaning techniques on all TEE probes as well as maintaining the Glutaraldehyde solution to include daily testing of the solution and test strips - maintains all logs associated with this technique.
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      Requirements:

      • Work schedule: FT, Night shift Sun-Thurs 11:30p-7a
      • Location: Springfield Healthplex
      • Education: Graduate of an accredited diagnostic ultrasound school with a specialty or five plus years on the job training in a hospital performing specialized sonograms
      • Experience: One year experience in a hospital/healthcare environment in the performance of Specialized Diagnostic Medical Sonography
      • Certification: ARDMS, CCI or ARRT registered. Must have RVT/RVS/VS with specialty in Vascular or Neurosonology; or RDCS/RCS with a specialty in Adult Echo, Fetal Echo or Pediatric Echo; or RDMS/ARRT with at least two sonographer specialties (ie: OB/GYN, Breast, AB) , ARDMS, CCI or ARRT registered; BLS & CPR from the AHA















Keywords: Inova Health System, Washington DC , Sonographer Specialty - Springfield Healthplex - FT, Healthcare , Springfield, DC

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