Mednax Services, Inc. is a national medical group. Over the last 40 years, through our network of over 3,500 clinicians in 39 states and Puerto Rico, we have reshaped care delivery within women's and children's specialties and subspecialties. Our clinical teams care for the unique population of high-risk pregnancies and critically ill infants and children in both hospital and ambulatory clinical settings. Over the years, clinicians practicing as part of Pediatrix and Obstetrix Medical Groups have used evidence-based tools, continuous quality initiatives, clinical research, and telemedicine to enhance patient experience, outcomes and provide high-quality, cost-effective patient care. Our nationwide team of almost 8,000 employees, including physicians, advanced practitioners, clinical leaders, business and operational experts who work together every day to fulfill our mission to take great care of the patient®. We invite you to join the Mednax family and help shape the future of health care.
MEDNAX has grown from a single medical practice to a trusted health solutions partner with more than 10,000 employees and a presence in 50 states. Through our family of companies, we provide:
- physician services spanning the continuum of patient care
- revenue cycle management solutions
- performance improvement consulting
- We invite you to grow with us and help shape the future of health care.
Pediatric Cardiac Sonographer
- Prepares patients for pediatric cardiac ultrasound and fetal echocardiogram examination.
- Prepares patients for physicians.
- Explains procedures to the patient prior to the commencement of the testing and provides patient education related to medical ultrasound.
- Explains procedures to assure cooperation and optimum test results.
- Ensures the appropriate consent and/or declinations are obtained.
- Conducts ultrasonic diagnostic procedures and records anatomical, pathological and/or physiological data for interpretation by a physician according to echo lab protocol.
- Assists physician during invasive procedures requiring ultrasound guidance. – not applicable to outpatient setting
- Maintains patient confidentiality.
- Independently reviews patient history and accurately records test results.
- Assists in the teaching of new sonographers and student observers.
- Maintains patient charts and records, and records and processes sonographic data and other pertinent observations made during the procedure for presentation to the interpreting physician within PACS system.
- Code appropriately for services performed; submit completed billing work sheets daily. – not applicable
- Notify Patient Service Associate of additional services performed which require authorization.
- Maintains proper operation of the ultrasound equipment. Recognizes equipment malfunctions and takes appropriate corrective action.
- Responsible for maintaining adequate inventory of ultrasound supplies.
- Maintain archives/records scans.
- Maintains effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public.
- Acts in a non-directive, non-judgmental manner, recognizing an individual’s religious, ethical, and moral opinions/beliefs.
- Recognizes ethical, legal and professional issues inherent in providing care to pregnant women.
- Comply with safety and security training and OSHA standards/regulations.
- Complete all required Compliance Training.
- Participates in staff development, in-service workshops and educational activities.
- Participates in professional development activities and meetings
- Maintains professional affiliations.
- If not proficient in fetal echocardiography, will train and become proficient in fetal echocardiography.
- Travel to outside clinic locations.
- Performs other assigned duties as directed
- An individual must possess a current/valid certification in diagnostic ultrasound.
- 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.
- Maintain or be eligible for certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI). Must obtain pediatric registry within a year of employment.
- Must provide evidence of continuing education credits to fulfill accreditation requirements.
- Two years of clinical experience
- Experience in pediatric and/or fetal echocardiography highly preferred
- RDCS – PE and/or FE (ARDMS) certification
- RCCS – Congenital cardiac (CCI) certification
The employee must by physical capable of carrying out all assigned duties:
- Emotional and physical health sufficient to meet the demands of the position
- Strength sufficient to move heavy ultrasound equipment on wheels (up to 500 lbs)
- Ability to maintain prolonged arm positions necessary for scanning
- A high degree of dexterity to produce materials on a PC, normal or corrected vision to normal range, extensive sitting and frequent walking, occasional lifting or carrying 5 to 15 pounds.
- Must have reliable, independent transportation.
- Must be able to drive to outside clinic locations.
Full time, 1.0 FTE
- Shift: M-F; 8:30a – 17:00p
- No weekends and major holidays
MEDNAX IS AN Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status
Preferred Years Of Experience:1 Year(s)
Salary Range:$34.38 - $58.17
Employment/Position Type:Full Time
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