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General Sonographer

Company: Tanner Health System
Location: Wedowee
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Plans, coordinates, supervises, and carries out the activities of the ultrasound area. Work is carried out in an independent, professional manner with minimal supervision. Education
Technical or Vocational school plus up to 2 years specialty training Experience
No prior work experience required Licenses & Certifications
*BLS through the American Heart Association (CPR) Qualifications
*A.R.D.M.S. or registry eligible.
*ARDMS within one year of hire date or must possess one ARDMS credential (RVT, RDCS, or RDS).
Requirements:
Area of Responsibilities
*Demonstrates competency in patient care (as described in the system wide age specific competency for ultrasound) for the following age categories: a - Neonate (through 28 days). b - Infant (29 days to 1 year of age). c - Toddler (1 year through 2 years of age). d - Preschool (3 years to 5 years of age). e - School Age (5 years to 12 years of age). f - Adolescent (12 years to 18 years of age. g - Adult (18 years to 65 years of age). h - Geriatric (65 years of age and older).
*Participates in continuing education and department meetings as certification.
*Performs ultrasound procedures.
*Responsible for maintaining all professional registrations and certifications mandated per policy and as set forth by TJC and other regulating agencies.
*Responsible for stocking ultrasound area with proper supplies.
*And other related duties as assigned.
*May be assigned to work a shift or take call at any ultrasound site within Tanner Health System.
*Responsible for maintenance of proper patient records.
*Responsible for OA/AC programs.
*Responsible for ultrasound maintenance on equipment including proper records. Compliance Statement
Employee performs within the prescribed limits of Tanner Health System's Ethics and Compliance program. Is responsible to detect, observe, and report compliance variances to their immediate supervisor, the Compliance Officer, or the Hotline. Education
Technical or Vocational school plus up to 2 years specialty training Experience
No prior work experience required Licenses & Certifications
*Healthcare Provider (CPR) Supervision
*None Qualifications
*A.R.D.M.S. or registry eligible.
*ARDMS within one year of hire date or must possess one ARDMS credential (RVT, RDCS, or RDS). Definitions
*Plans, coordinates, supervises, and carries out the activities of the ultrasound area. Work is carried out in an independent, professional manner with minimal supervision. Contact With Others
Requires frequent but limited contacts with many others to do job, or extensive contacts with a limited number of categories of people to apply procedures or treatment. Requires discretion and tact to interpret departmental procedures. Effect Of Error
Probable errors may be serious and involve losses such as improper costs, overpayment, waste of material, damage to equipment, and delay in processing work. Effect usually confined within the organization. Most of work not subject to direct verification or check. Regularly works with some confidential data such as account, salaries, patient medical records, which if disclosed might have adverse internal or external effects. Supervisory Responsibility
Occasionally uses assistance of aide or helper in performance of task Mental Demands
Assignment requires planning and arranging own work to reach definite objectives. Applies knowledge of a specific field using several varied procedures or techniques. Solves non-routine technical, treatment, or operational problems under general guides Physical Effort
Considerable physical effort - Lifts, carries, or handles medium weight equipment, materials, or supplies most of day. Occasional physical effort with heavy objects (over 60 lbs.). Works in reaching or strained positions frequently. Working Conditions
Considerable - (About 75% of the day) Involved in exposure to dirt, odors, noise, or some work is performed with exposure to temperature/weather extremes/occupational risk and probability of coming into contact with blood borne pathogens, other potentially infectious diseases, or biomedical/bio-hazardous materials. Working Conditions Aspects For Immunizations
*Performs tasks involving contact with blood, blood-contaminated body fluids, other body fluids, or sharps (needles)
*Directly works with Patients less than 12 months of age Physical Aspects Continually (at least once per day)
*Manual Dexterity - picking, pinching With fingers etc.
*Hearing
*Reaching - above shoulder
*Reaching - below shoulder
*Visual
*Color Vision
*Speaking
*Standing
*Balancing
*Handling - seizing, holding, grasping Frequently (at least 3 times a week)
*Walking
*Lifting up To 25 lbs.
*Lifting 25 To 60 lbs.
*Lifting over 60 lbs.
*Pushing/Pulling - up To 25 lbs.
*Pushing/Pulling - 25 To 60 lbs.
*Pushing/Pulling - over 60 lbs. Occasionally (at least once a month)
*Bending
*Typing
*Feeling (Touch) - determining temperature, texture, by touching
*Running - In response To an emergency
*Carrying
*Kneeling
*Squatting
*N95 Respirator usage (PPE)
*Hazmat suit usage (PPE)

Keywords: Tanner Health System, Columbus , General Sonographer, Healthcare , Wedowee, Georgia

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