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  • Dr. Mohammad Dhamrah, UMI Dean of Academics, conducts a ZOOM workshop for a group of UMI students to help them prepare for their ARDMS SPI exam. You can watch the recording of the Zoom workshop via the link provided.
  • https://careers-dignityhealth.icims.com/jobs/59314/ultrasound-technologist-i-r/job?ss=1&mode=job&iis=Job+Board&iisn=Glassdoor&mobile=true&width=360&height=668&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-480&jun1offset=-420 Ultrasound Technologist I-RJob ID 2018-59314 Employment Type Part Time w/o Benefits Department Diagnostic Radiology Hours / Pay Period 32 Facility Mercy San Juan Medical Center Shift Varied Location CARMICHAEL State/Province CA Standard Hours 2300 -0700 Work Schedule 8 Hour Overview Mercy San Juan Medical Center, a Dignity Health member, is a nationally recognized not-for-profit hospital located in Carmichael, California, serving the areas of north Sacramento County and south Placer County. The 370-bed facility is one of the region’s largest and most comprehensive medical centers, caring for more than 150,000 people each year and contains the only Comprehensive Stroke Center in the greater Sacramento region. Responsibilities To qualify for this position 2 years experience as a Ultrasound Technologist in a Medical Center environment performing a full array of ultrasound and vascular procedures is preferred.  Experience required for this position includes the following knowledge, skills and abilities. Knowledge of: PACS medical terminology, anatomy and physiology relating to ultrasound and medical imaging; ultrasound physics and instrumentation.  Ability to: perform diagnostic ultrasound and vascular procedures with a high level of expertise; distinguish between normal and abnormal pathology; work independently adjusting priorities according to changing clinical situations; prioritize work; communicate well with others; deal effectively with ill and agitated patients; review and understand medical records; work independently. Candidates must have: Ultrasound Technologist I- one ARDMS registry and a BLS certification from the American Heart Association. The incumbent operated ultrasound and related imaging equipment to produce diagnostic ultrasound studies and images according to protocols established by the Department Chairman. Demonstrates competency in care for neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Technologist is required to participate in the department's call schedule to provide weeknight, weekend, and holiday coverage. The incumbent shall demonstrate behaviors consistent with the core (Mercy) values in support with Mercy San Juan Medical Center and the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health. Sonographer tech technologist Doppler 2d3d cardiac imaging ardms diagnostic rdms vascular sonography cci rvt Qualifications Experience as a Ultrasound Technologist in a Medical Center environment performing a full array of ultrasound and vascular procedures. 2 years PACS, Medical Terminology, anatomy and physiology relating to ultrasound and medical imaging. Ultrasound physics and instrumentation. -Ultrasound Technologist I- ARDMS registry eligible. Perform diagnostic ultrasound and vascular procedures with a high level of expertise Distinguish between normal and abnormal pathology Work independently adjusting priorities according to changing clinical situations Prioritize work Communicate well with others Deal effectively with ill and agitated patients Review and understand medical records Work independently American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or board eligible. Apply Share Refer Connect With Us! � �Not ready to apply, or can't find a relevant opportunity? Join one of our Talent Communities to learn more about a career at Dignity Health and experience #humankindness.Equal Opportunity Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this telephone number
  • The diagnostic medical Sonographer provides diagnostic ultrasound tests for patients in the Maternal-Fetal Medicine setting. The diagnostic medical sonographer works with other members of the healthcare team to provide comprehensive care to patients. Qualifications Job Duties: Up to date certification in diagnostic ultrasound. Certificate of American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer or ability to obtain Satisfactory completion of one of the following; at least two (2) years in Allied Health Educational Program and one (1) year on-the-job training in ultrasonography, or completion of an approved ultrasonography educational program. 3 or more years of experience Must provide evidence of continuing education credits to fulfill accreditation requirements. Must have one of the following: 2 years or more of Allied Health Educational Program and 1 year of on the job training in Ultrasound OR have completed an approved ultrasound educational program.  Prep the patient for the ultrasound exam. Prep the patient to meet with the physician. Before starting the exam/test, explain to the patient what they should expect. Ensure the patient is prepared with the procedures to make sure the results are optimal. Obtain any consent forms/decline forms before starting the exam. Handle and oversee ultrasound, making note of any data needed for physician interpretation. Conduct ultrasound procedures during physician invasive procedures as needed.  Ensure patient confidentiality at all times.  Ensure appropriate codes for all services performed. Submit to billing on a daily basis. Record and process all ultrasound data involving observation made during the exam to ensure physician has as much information to make an informed diagnosis from results. Maintain ultrasound equipment.  Be able to recognized and issues and take appropriate actions.  If additional services need to be performed, notify Patient Service Associate to obtain all appropriate authorizations.  Ensure all ultrasound supplies are maintained with appropriate inventory.  Ensure professional relationships with all patients, staff, and public.  Scan records and maintain archived records.  Ensure full compliance of all safety and security training in accordance with OSHA standards/regulations. Must remain non-judgemental and respectful of all patients/staff religious, ethical and moral beliefs. Ensure completion of all compliance training. Recognizes ethical, legal and professional issues inherent in providing care to the patient. Engage in all staff development workshop, meetings or activities.  Maintain all professional affiliations Perform other assigned duties as needed.