OBGYN Ultrasonographer (as needed/prn)
Pinehurst Surgical
Pinehurst, NC
Posted ago
Pinehurst Surgical

Women's Care Department

PRN (As needed, hours vary)

SUMMARY:

The Ultrasound Technologist is responsible for the daily performance of diagnostic ultrasounds. The sonographer must perform high quality scans in accordance with AIUM standards and be able to adequately meet the needs of the physicians and the department.



Responsibilities

Duties:

Service

Maximize utilization of Ultrasound services:

• Preparing for diagnostic tests

• Set up ultrasound machine for diagnostic test

• Check for patient arrival in Allscripts/Athena

• Check for patient orders

• View patient chart for previous studies and pertinent information

• Complete Viewpoint reports

• Input appropriate charges ensuring medical necessity

• Inform nurse or provider of completion of exams

• Ensure physician needs are met to increase resource utilization

• Ensure protocols and standards are up to date for accreditation

• Assist in ordering supplies

• Attend ultrasound and department meetings

Ensure Customer Satisfaction:

• Call patients by name and check date of birth

• Perform diagnostic tests in a timely manner

• Escort patient to appropriate waiting area

• Explain procedures

• Answer patient questions

• Have patient undress appropriately for test

• Perform appropriate ultrasound procedure

• Assess need for additional follow up exams

• Notify ordering physician of abnormal exams before patient leaves the office

• Ensure documentation is obtained

• Provide superior service to ensure customer satisfaction to both patients and providers

Quality

Exam Room Maintenance:

• Clean and maintain exam room

• Clean and maintain equipment

• Maintain stock of supplies; order supplies when necessary

• Stock linens and maintain rooms in a neat and orderly manner

• Ensure all imaging equipment are up to date with preventative maintenance

Appointment Efficiency and Volume:

• Maximizing Volume and Appointment Efficiency through work-ins and communicating

Availability in schedule

Growth/Finance

Perform administrative duties as directed:

• Answer instant messages and phones efficiently

• Assist in training personnel

• Maximize scheduling

• Timeliness for charge entry, imaging 24 hour turnaround time

• Accuracy of charge entry, checking edits

• Refer to the department policy and procedure manual for procedure specific personal protective equipment requirements

Qualifications

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Diagnostic Medical Sonographer with OB/GYN certification

• Certified in First Trimester Screening

• Current BLS certification

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

• Ability to use time wisely

• Maintain confidentiality

• Organizational skills

• Work well with others

• Knowledge of infection control, sterile technique and basic health and safety precautions applicable for work in a clinic setting

• Use and apply medical terminology appropriately

• Ability to use both arms and hands and maintain prolonged arm positions necessary for scanning

• Ability to move ultrasound machine and help patients out of wheelchairs and onto exam bed for diagnostic test

About Pinehurst Surgical
Pinehurst Surgical is a state-of-the-art facility located in Pinehurst, North Carolina with locations in Rockingham, Sanford, Raeford, Laurinburg, Troy and more!

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