M Health Fairview is looking for a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer at St. John's Hospital in Maplewood, MN. We are known for our award-winning heart, stroke and cancer care. Imaging Technologists provide services to patients and physicians through the creation of high quality diagnostic imaging, provides quality age-appropriate patient care according to established standards of practice, and works collaboratively with all members of the health care team.
This is a night, 72 hour (.9 FTE) position that is benefit eligible. Typical work schedule of 12 hour shifts from 7PM to 7AM, week 1 will be Thursday - Saturday and week 2 will be Wednesday - Friday.
Performs a wide variety of thorough, diagnostic ultrasound exams.
Educates patients prior to and throughout their ultrasound exam. Ensures all patient questions are answered and focuses on minimizing patient anxiety.
Prepares for exams prior to patient's arrival. This includes reading the providers order, reviewing pertinent medical history, consulting with clinician or radiologist, preparing paperwork and gathering supplies.
Facilitates the performance of interventional procedures such as reading the providers order, gathering medical history, coordinating care with other departments, setting up correct equipment and supplies, using proper sterile technique and communicating appropriately with performing physician.
Makes quick and patient focused decisions in times of high patient volume and rapid change.
Keeps patient environment and work space clean and organized, which includes stocking linen and supplies in an organized and timely manner.
Completes requisitions and charges for supplies in a timely and accurate manner, ensuring our patients receive prompt diagnosis and care.
Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.
Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements.
Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned.
Associate's Degree - Associate's degree from an accredited school of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Basic Life Support (BLS) - Must be current and from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association
Registered Diagnostic Med Sonographer (RDMS) - RDMS to be achieved within one year of hire.
1 year of hospital based experience Knowledge: Proficiency in breast, general, interventional, OB and vascular ultrasound
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Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider netwo...rk and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.