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Sonographer - Chabert Campus - Full Time (Open)

Company: Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Location: Houma
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

This job performs various diagnostic ultrasound examinations under the direction of a radiologist in the outpatient and inpatient environment. Compiles history and diagnostic information from the Ultrasound examination and presents the Radiologist with preliminary sonographic findings.Up to 15k Sign On Bonus!!!EducationRequired -High School diploma or equivalent
Work ExperienceRequired -None.
CertificationsRequired -Certification by The American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in the areas of Abdominal and OB-Gyn ultrasound or Cardiac SonographyBasic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart AssociationRegistered Vascular Technologist (RVT) Certification within two years of hireKnowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information.
  • Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process
  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information
  • Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard
  • Knowledge of the anatomy of the liver, gallbladder, aorta, spleen, kidneys, bile ducts, and pancreas to perform abdominal ultrasound and the pathology of these organs to provide radiologists with a preliminary diagnosisJob Duties
    * Utilizes consistent techniques to accurately gather relevant information from the patient, medical record, significant others and health care providers.
    * Selects appropriate equipment and set-up based on procedure protocol, specifications and standards.
    * Selects, prepares and sets up ultrasound equipment and supplies including transducers.
    * Performs timely and appropriate inspections to ensure equipment is properly calibrated in accordance with manufacturer and/or department protocol and guidelines.
    * Corrects persistent coding issues with referring providers and departments.
    * Demonstrates responsibility for professional development and learning map.
    * Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
    Ochsner 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, protected veteran status, or disability status.
    Physical and Environmental Demands
    The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.#LI-SF1

Keywords: Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans , Sonographer - Chabert Campus - Full Time (Open), Healthcare , Houma, Louisiana

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