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Ultrasound Tech - Kettering - Maternal Fetal Medicine - FT/Days

Company: Kettering Medical Center
Location: Dayton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Kettering Health is a not-for-profit system of 13 medical centers and more than 120 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. We are committed to transforming the health care experience with high-quality care for every stage of life. Our service-oriented mission is in action every day, whether it's by providing care in our facilities, training the next generation of health care professionals, or serving others through international outreach.Kettering Medical Center + Kettering Medical Center, soon to be Kettering Health Main Campus, is the flagship hospital of Kettering Health Network and has been serving Kettering, Ohio and the Greater Dayton area since 1964. + The facility includes the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Heart Hospital, maternity service with a level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), and level II Emergency Care. + In 2020, Kettering Medical Center received an "A" from the Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog, ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States.+ Received 4 Star Baby-Friendly Hospital status by the Ohio Hospital Association.+ Awarded as one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health in 2020.+ Kettering received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award by Healthgrades (2017-2019).+ Accredited by the American College of Emergency Physicians as a Level 3 Geriatric Emergency Department.+ 465-bed hospital (includes newborn beds)JOB SUMMARYThe MFM Sonographer/Ultrasound Technologist II will be capable of applying imaging to include proper machinesettings, transducer selections and additional imaging. The Ultrasound Technologist II will be expected to perform high risk obstetrical ultrasounds as well as specialized exams (Nuchal Translucency, doppler studies, amniocentesis guidance, etc.). In addition, being knowledgeable of techniques and patient positioning to produce high quality ultrasound images. Individuals in this position will work closely with Maternal Fetal Medicine specialists but must be able to exercise initiative and independent judgment. The Ultrasound Technologist II must be willing to participate in continuing education programs to further upgrade his/her skills, as well as meet the guidelines of the accreditation standards of the department. The Ultrasound Technologist II will gather additional information related to patient history & analyze and summarize their image findings for the physician.JOB REQUIREMENTSEducationCompletion of an approved program in Diagnostic Ultrasound &/or Associates of Science degree in Diagnostic Ultrasound.Required LicensesDiagnostic Medical SonographerRegistered by The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or board eligible.Must have Nuchal Translucency certification within 12 months of start date.Required SkillsThe Ultrasound Technologist II will need a sound knowledge of anatomy and physiology and be very detailoriented. Must have above average knowledge of human anatomy and spatial relationships of body organsand structures.The Ultrasound Technologist II will need to be comfortable working in close proximity with physicians/residents/peers.The Ultrasound sonographer will need excellent communication and documentation skills.Ability to work quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment.MFM experience preferred but not required.Current Basic Life Support certificationORGANIZATIONAL EXPECTATIONSAnnual Competencies+ Employee demonstrates understanding of the usage of equipment.+ Employee demonstrates proper patient identification.+ Employee demonstrates consistent hand hygiene practices.Requisition Number: 2021-31925 Shift: First Shift External Company URL: http://www.ketteringhealth.org/ Street: 3533 Southern Blvd FTE: 80 Hours Per Pay Period/FTE 1.0

Keywords: Kettering Medical Center, Dayton , Ultrasound Tech - Kettering - Maternal Fetal Medicine - FT/Days, Healthcare , Dayton, Ohio

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