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SCL Health Perinatal Sonographer in Billings, Montana

Job Description:This position performs a variety of diagnostic cardiac/vascular exams under the direction of a physician for identification of abnormalities leading to patient diagnosis.Scope- Produces high quality ultrasound images and obtains appropriate measurements for each exam.- Recognizes the sonographic appearance of normal and abnormal tissue structures and provide the best image quality for documentation.- Documents all applicable patient and procedure data consistently and correctly.- Obtains and evaluate pertinent patient history and physical findings that may affect the sonographic examination.- Explains procedures adequately to patients to maximize patient comfort and cooperation.- Monitors during all phases of procedure with special care taken to insure patient emotional and physical well-being.- Communicates patient information in a professional and courteous manner to patients and to referring physician offices as required.- Maintains the ultrasound equipment for cleanliness and ensure proper equipment maintenance and equipment safety.- Calibrates and maintain equipment and order supplies when needed.- Schedules and coordinate tests.- Prepares and maintain operational logs.- Assists with Quality Assurance/Improvements audits and activities as required. Minimum Qualifications Required- Graduate of an accredited school of Diagnostic Sonography program is required- One (1) current/valid certifications from the following list required 1) Registry Eligible; 2) American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) certification with Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS); 3) Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT); 4) Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) credential- Two (2) years related sonography experience is required To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements list must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.- Regular attendance to perform work on site during regularly scheduled business hours or scheduled shifts is required- Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.- Knowledge of current principles, standards, procedures, protocols, techniques and tools/equipment relating to ultrasound examination and related procedures.- Knowledge of the intent, content and application of local, state and federal employee health standards, and regulatory requirements applicable to diagnostic ultrasound examination.Physical Requirements:Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.- and -Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.- and -Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.- and -Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.- and -Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).- and -May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.Anticipated job posting close date:*Location:Yellowstone Medical CenterWork City:BillingsWork State:MontanaScheduled Weekly Hours:*40The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.$31.28 - $55.57We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our, and for our our commitment to.Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities