Performs a variety of high risk OB ultrasound examinations and procedures using established protocols with some degree of individual judgment based on circumstances and patient conditions. Produces and records high quality sonographic images in accordance with physician practice protocols. Responsible for the independent operation of sonographic equipment, performing all exams and providing a preliminary summary of findings to the physician. Provide direct patient care that ensures efficient access to safe, quality and compassionate care, in an environment that is welcoming to patients and their families.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Performance that meets or exceeds IHA CARES Values expectation as outlined in IHA Performance Review document, relative to position.
EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program.
CREDENTIALS/LICENSURE: Valid, unrestricted certification by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in the specialty(ies) as appropriate. Valid CPR certification. Required for OB/GYN specialties: Valid, unrestricted accreditation in Nuchal Translucency and Nasal Bone Imaging.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Experience can vary depending on the credentials attained; between 1 and 3 years with above credentials.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS (ABILITIES & SKILLS):
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MINIMUM ENVIRONMENTAL EXPECTATIONS:
This job operates in a medical facility and requires regular walking to various locations around the hospital/clinic. Employees will be working where there is patient care equipment. Hazardous materials, including bloodborne pathogens and bodily fluids are also present. Exposure to sharps, patients' conditions and some unpleasant sights, smells and contagious diseases is possible. This position requires significant interaction with people (many of whom are scared, hurt and/or ill) which can be stressful and result in competing priorities.
Established in 1994, IHA is one of the largest multi-specialty medical groups in Michigan delivering more than one million patient visits each year, practicing based on the guiding principle: our family caring for yours. Lead by physicians, IHA is committed to providing the best care with the best outcomes for every patient and an exceptional work experience for every provider and employee. Recognized as Metro Detroit’s Top Physician Group by Consumer Reports magazine, IHA offers patients from infancy through senior years, access to convenient, quality health care with extended office hours and urgent care services, online patient diagnosis, treatment and appointment access tools. IHA is based in Ann Arbor and employs more than 3,000 staff, including more than 1,000 providers consisting of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, care managers and midwives in more than 150 practice locations across Southeast Michigan. IHA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System and a member of Trinity Health.