Performs sonography in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.
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 physician in a variety of imaging procedures.
Recognizes significant structures, artifacts, pathology, and equipment limitations.
Evaluates, synthesizes, and communicates diagnostic information to the attending physician or radiologist.
Communicates effectively with the patient and health care team and provide education regarding the procedure and equipment to ensure patient understanding.
Associate's degree or higher in Science required upon hire OR
Associate's degree or higher in related field required upon hire
A combination of education, training and experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
No experience required
RDMS - Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer required upon hire OR
RDCS - Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer required upon hire OR
RVS - Registered Vascular Specialist required upon hire OR
RVT - Registered Vascular Technologist required upon hire OR
RT(S) - Registered Radiological Technologist in Sonography required upon hire AND
BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this position
Skills and Attributes
Requires in-depth skills and knowledge of the specialized concepts, practices, and procedures in the area of specialization.
Utilizes in-depth knowledge of the specialization as well as business needs to recommend appropriate action.
Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment.
Works under minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Lifting 0-25 lbs: Frequently
Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely
Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely
Carrying 0-25 lbs: Frequently
Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely
Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely
Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently
Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Frequently
Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Frequently
Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely
Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently
Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently
Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently
Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently
Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently
Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently
Owensboro Health Core Commitments
INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers.
RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community.
TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future.
INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health.
SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do.
EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.