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Company: Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, LLC
Location: Rochester
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position Description Sonographer Job Summary Delivers quality patient care while performing diagnostic and screening breast ultrasound and related diagnostic procedures. Must have the ability to independently operate ultrasound equipment and assist physicians in the diagnosis process. Works as a team in the sonography department to ensure efficient patient care. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Explains procedures to patient, once inside the ultrasound room, to inform them, reduce anxiety, and obtain consent and cooperation for exam. Performs routine diagnostic and screening breast ultrasound examinations following the desired protocol to identify and record appropriate anatomical, pathological, and diagnostic information and images. Correlates mammographic and MRI information with ultrasound examinations. Uses independent judgment during the ultrasound exam to accurately differentiate between normal and pathological findings. If necessary, performs other diagnostic procedures with physician (FNAC, cyst aspirations, and ultrasound core biopsy). If necessary, controls the ultrasound machine while the physician performs the ultrasound exam on the patient. Delivers the patients results while explaining the necessary follow-up needed. Completes medical billing forms, and maintains records, logs, and reports of daily work performed. Training of other staff members in regard to the ultrasound machine, procedures and protocols as needed and upon request of department manager. Is able to efficiently and accurately scan 17 patients per 8-hour workday. This expectation is liable to change, within reason, to meet workflow demands. Will be required to work at satellite locations in a rotational schedule. Rotational location and hourly daily schedule. Works independently and can make appropriate workflow decisions. Able to lift 50lbs and care for non-ambulatory patients. Perform other duties as assigned. Qualification and Skills Graduate of an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography program with appropriate clinical experience. Must be registry eligible upon graduation but certification by the ARDMS in the appropriate specialty areas will be required once employed, within 6 months of hire date. Can complete the training process within 6 months and thus be able to work independently, meeting workflow expectations. Remain current and up to date with continuing education (30 CME's/ 3 years) and be active members of the ARDMS organization. Basic computer knowledge necessary; familiarity with EHR and PACS systems beneficial Ability to maintain great customer service skills in a high-volume facility. Performance Standards Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as adopt a teamwork mindset within the sonography department. Sonographers reports directly to Ultrasound Department Manager. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $28 - $38 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, LLC, Rochester , Sonographer, Healthcare , Rochester, New York

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