Women & Infants - Prenatal Diagnosis Center Job ID: 06089-xx750-007
The Ultrasound Technologist performs diagnostic ultrasound studies, demonstrating expertise in carrying out Level 1 ultrasounds including growth and doppler scans. Competency in Level 2 obstetrical ultrasound procedures and NT certification is preferred. If hired without Level 2 experience or NT certification, it is the expectation that the new hire will demonstrate competency in Level 2 scans and certification after six months of training within the department. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of ultrasound equipment. The Ultrasound Technologist assesses the findings in the ultrasound examinations and assists the MFM physicians in interpreting the ultrasound studies. Maintains associated records for ultrasound studies, and coordinates quality assurance activities including cleaning and maintenance of equipment. Flexes between offsite locations as needed by department with a minimum of one weeks advanced notice to cover vacations and leave of absence. Will be asked on occasion to flex to other offsite to cover if someone has called out sick. Primary location for employee will be PDC Providence.
Completion of a one or two year program or certified training course, followed by certification examination. Registry with the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) and certification in OBGYN, is required. Must be competent in scanning pregnant women in the first, second, and third trimester, including targeted anatomic survey [Level 2 scans] (NT after six months of training upon hire within the department). Must be proficient in the English language.