Ascension Health Sonography Technologist - Fetal Medicine in Southfield, Michigan

Job ID: 275669

Sonography Technologist - Fetal Medicine

Southfield, Michigan

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Sonography Technologist-Fetal

City, State: Southfield, MI

Location: Providence Pavilion - BU 34011

Department: Mat Fetal Medicine SFLD

Additional Job Details: Part-Time, Day, 20 hours, Weekly - Rotating 7:30 - 4:30 between Southfield and Novi locations as needed

About Us

St. John Providence Health System is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Our Mission, Vision and Values: St. John Providence Health System, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.

Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication

Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.

Job Description

Summary:

The Sonography Technologist performs diagnostic procedures on patients using ultrasound waves to examine tissue and body structure, providing quality images to radiologists and physicians for interpretation.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 physician in a variety of imaging procedures.

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

  • Performs two-dimensional ultrasound imaging of fetal biometry and anatomical structures to be interpreted by a Perinatologist for the diagnosis of normal and or abnormal fetal biometry/anatomy.

  • Performs ultrasound studies that require independent judgment and initiative to apply ultrasound for a diagnosis. Recognizes abnormalities by ultrasound and correlates with the ultrasound findings to aid in the diagnosis by the perinatologist.

  • Training of ultrasound students and residents.

  • Assists in guiding for invasive procedures such as amnicentesis, CVS etc.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Registered by or registry eligible with the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) in the specialty of Obstetrics required. Active accreditation in nuchal translucency

  • One or more of the following:

  • Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Certification specializing in Advanced Cardio Life Support

Education:

  • Graduate from an accredited diagnostic medical sonography program required

Work Experience:

  • Two years of experience in high risk obstetrics required. Background in fetal invasively guided procedures, including but not limited to amniocentesis, CLS, amniotransfusions etc, fetal echocardiography preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. John Providence Health System is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.

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Reasonable Accommodation

St. John Providence Health System provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: reasonableaccommodations@stjohn.org . Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within St. John Providence Health System will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied.

Thank you for considering a career with St. John Providence Health System.

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