Sanford Health Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (PRN) | Radiology Ultrasound in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Facility: West Patient Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies
Responsible for performing ultrasounds in a professional and diagnostic manner. Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify and record appropriate anatomical, pathological, and diagnostic images. Thoroughly understand the operation of the ultrasound machine and utilize new technologies. Performs a variety of ultrasound examinations. Establishes and maintains ethical working relationships and good rapport with patients and all organizational staff.
Maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times and is self-motivated to increase the level of understanding and knowledge of the sonography field. Displays empathy, compassion, and integrity.
Possesses an understanding of cross-sectional anatomy. Conducts self professionally at all times, even during moments of high stress.
Assists when necessary with the maintenance of accreditation requirements and processes. Understands age-related protocols for various testing. Coordinate work with physicians or other healthcare team members, including providing assistance during invasive procedures when applicable.
Supervises and train students and medical sonographers as needed. Reports and calls in-service requests on equipment when needed.
Additionally, based on the facility, some Sanford markets/facility sites may expand job responsibilities to include echocardiography.
This particular PRN tech would be to help with vacations, LOAs, sick time, etc. We have 1 prn right now that is able to help during the day with open hours. Just in 2 weeks, my staff picked up 120 extra hours on top of their allotted hours and 30+ hours are still available. We had approximately 400 hours (55 shifts) of vacation and LOA in 6 weeks. I had to make my staff mandatory pick up extra hours.
Graduate of an accredited school of Diagnostic Imaging, Allied Health Certificate/Diploma or a minimum of one year equivalent work experience is preferred.
Registration in at least one of the following areas of sonography is required: Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS), Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT), American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), or registry eligible. Registry preferred within two years after hiring.
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Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-24872