Responsible for the independent operation of sonographic equipment and performing and communicating results of diagnostic examinations using sonography. The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) is responsible for daily operations of the patient schedule, equipment maintenance, the documentation of ultrasound findings, the report of equipment failures and quality assessment (QA). The sonographer is self-motivated to increase level of understanding and knowledge of the field, disease and new procedures as they evolve. Occasionally may perform light routine office duties. Position may require working at alternate sites.
Trinity Health Of New England is looking for a responsible individual to perform clinical assessment and diagnostic sonography examinations. Uses cognitive sonographic skill to identify, record, and adapt procedures as appropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images. Uses independent judgment during the sonographic exam to accurately differentiate between normal and pathologic findings.
Analyses sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information, medical history, and findings to the appropriate physician. Coordinates work schedule with Department Director and/or scheduling desk to assure workload coverage. Assumes responsibility for the safety, mental and physical comfort of patients while they are in the sonographer's care.
Assists with the daily operations of the sonographic laboratory. Maintains ultrasound equipment, work area, and maintains adequate supplies. Participates in the maintenance of laboratory accreditation. Establishes and maintains ethical working relationships and good rapport with all interrelating hospitals, referral or commercial agencies.
Performs other work-related duties as assigned.
Work Hours/Shift:You Will Be Responsible For
- Education: Graduate of recognized training program of Diagnostic Medical Sonography or equivalent. (RDMS)
- Experience: 1 year of Clinical Ultrasound experience. Registered or Registry Eligible. Must be registered in OB/GYN specialty within one year of employment.
- Licensure: Active certification by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) in the specialty(ies) as appropriate.
- Current compliance with Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements for specialty(ies) as appropriate.
About Trinity Health Of New England:
Exceptional Patient Care: Must understand we exist for the patients and their care is the number one priority.
Excellent Communicator: Communicate effectively (written and verbal) with admin, colleagues, patients and family member.
Strong Educator: Educate patients and family members so that they have a transparent understanding of the care being provided.
Technical Familiarity: Understanding in computer-based applications, email, and standard applications such as Microsoft Office.
Active Teamwork: Demonstrates problem solving, conflict resolution, and positive communication through teamwork.
Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated health care delivery system that is comprised of world-class providers and facilities dedicated to full spectrum preventative, acute, and post-acute care. We aim to deliver top level care to increase our community's overall health at lower costs. While we serve nearly 3 million people, we are proud to be a part of a national system that focuses on putting our patients first and having the best colleagues to do so. Trinity Health Of New England benefits include health insurance, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, sick time, and professional advancement just to name a few.
Employees can also take advantage of extra benefits specific to each hospital.Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.