Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Visiting Physicians
Published
July 1, 2020
Location
Jacksonville, FL
Category
Job Type

Description

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

U.S. Medical Management (USMM) is an affiliate of a leading Fortune 100 company. A national organization built on a continuum of care with premier healthcare providers, clinicians and patient focused individuals working together. Our Mission – “Through Compassionate Patient-Centered Care in the Home; We will Provide Exceptional Outcomes across our Continuum of Services” – Visiting Physicians Association, Pinnacle Senior Care, Grace Hospice, Comfort Hospice, Home DME & our In Home Health Assessments (IHA).

Our Values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork & Excellence are leading us to a better tomorrow for patient care. Our Purposes Centered on “We are Unified in our Work through our Continuum of Services” “We can Find Comfort that We are Making a Difference for our Patients” & “We make a Broader Positive Impact on Society”, allows USMM to be poised for a phenomenal future.

We are seeking candidates who desire the experience of delivering quality & compassionate healthcare within proven care models with patients at the forefront of everything we do.

Position Description

The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer interacts with patients to produce diagnostic images to aid in the diagnosis of medical conditions and track response to treatment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contacts patients to confirm and establish appointment times, and explains prep if needed
  • Prepares and positions patients for diagnostic imaging procedures
  • Completes all required documentation including billing information and pertinent clinical/surgical history for each patient
  • Produces and optimizes diagnostic images according to established protocols and IAC/ACR guidelines
  • Reviews images for proper identification, labeling, and quality control
  • Digitally transmits images daily for reading by Cardiologist/Radiologist
  • Performs daily inspection of assigned vehicles, ultrasound unit, and other medical equipment
  • Coordinates routine maintenance on assigned vehicle
  • Remains in contact with dispatch when work is completed for further assignments
  • Practices “universal precautions”
  • Other duties may be assigned

REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Graduate of accredited Sonography, Echocardiography, and/or Vascular program registered in modality of operation with ARDMS/CCI
  • Registered in modality of operation with ARDMS/CCI
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Maintains relationships with patients, caregivers, and coworkers by carrying out duties with compassion and drive
  • Excellent customer service, organizational, problem-solving, communication, and computer skills
  • Flexible, detail-oriented team-player who works well under pressure and functions effectively in an independent environment
  • Committed to professional growth and development

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Registration in Echocardiography, Vascular, and general
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