SSM Health Vascular Sonographer in Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
Performs appropriate diagnostic procedures, records patient test results and reports results.
Monitors patient comfort and safety during tests, alerting physicians to abnormalities or changes in patient responses.
Maintains adequate supplies and verifies all equipment is in proper working condition; reports deficiencies and failures.
Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately.
Ensures all activities comply with regulatory agency standards.
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.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
- Associate's degree or completion of a sonography certification program
- No experience required
Constant standing and walking.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).
Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.
Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent lifting/moving of patients.
Frequent reaching, gripping and keyboard use/data entry.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
Occasional use of vision to identify and distinguish colors.
Occasional bending, stooping, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Rare kneeling and sitting.
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