Experience Inc. Jobs

Job Information

SSM Health Sonographer - II Vascular in Saint Louis, Missouri

It's more than a career, it's a calling

MO-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis

Worker Type:

PRN

Job Highlights:

  • Department: Imaging & Diagnostics

  • Schedule: PRN-Dayshift- 8a- 6:30p M-F; On Call is from p-9p M-F. On Sat & Sun call only 7a-9pm,

  • Position: Sonographer -II

  • Starting Pay: $37.00/hr. (Offers are based on years of experience and equity for this role.)

  • Location: SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital

  • We specialize in High-risk pregnancy, level II critical diagnosis STEMI center, a certified stroke center.

Job Summary:

Performs diagnostic procedures on patients using ultrasound waves to examine tissue and body structure, providing quality images for interpretation. The registration requirement for this position is a registered sonographer holding two or more registries appropriate for the department(s) in which the sonographer works. Ex: ABD/OB, ABD/MSK, ABD/BR, OB/FE

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Second registry must be used in primary department or secondary department 30% of the time.

  • Sets up and adjusts all equipment and manually maneuvers transducers to perform exams.

  • Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures.

  • Performs routine and complex studies and assists in a variety of imaging procedures.

  • Recognizes significant structures, artifacts, pathology and equipment limitations.

  • Ensures equipment is properly functioning. Reports potential problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel. Lock/tag out equipment if appropriate.

  • Ensures prompt submission of all high-quality images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, images labeled correctly and patient data/history).

  • Assists in maintaining a clean, and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms and any other areas in department.

  • Maintains compliance with regulatory agencies.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Associate's degree or completion of a Sonography certification program

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent lifting/moving of patients.

  • Frequent reaching, gripping and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional use of vision to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Rare kneeling and sitting.

Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:

Employee

Department:

3012000100 Vascular Lab

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

0

SSM Health is an equal opportunity employer. SSM Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, veteran status , or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Click here to learn more. (https://www.ssmhealth.com/privacy-notices-terms-of-use/non-discrimination?_ga=2.205881493.704955970.1667719643-240470506.1667719643)

DirectEmployers