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SSM Health Sonographer II in Bridgeton, Missouri

Located at DePaul Hospital, this PRN Sonographer position is perfect for the candidate who loves to directly interact with patients, work in a team environment, and use state of the art equipment. You will be part of a terrific staff and interact with all patient types and levels of medical personnel. At SSM patient care is our number one priority and we would love to have you join our team.

Performs diagnostic procedures on patients using ultrasound waves to examine tissue and body structure, providing quality images for interpretation. The registration requirement for this position is a registered sonographer holding two or more registries appropriate for the department in which the sonographer works. Ex: ABD/OB, ABD/MSK, ABD/BR

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sets up and adjusts all equipment and manually maneuvers transducers to perform exams.

  • Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures.

  • Performs routine and complex studies and assists in a variety of imaging procedures.

  • Recognizes significant structures, artifacts, pathology and equipment limitations.

  • Ensures equipment is properly functioning. Reports potential problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel. Lock/tag out equipment if appropriate.

  • Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).

  • Assists in maintaining a clean, and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area and any other areas in department.

  • Maintains compliance with regulatory agencies.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Associate's degree

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex

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