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Company: Memorialcare Medical Foundation Memorialcare Medical Group

Location: CA

Date Posted: February 20, 2014

Source: MemorialCare Medical Foundation MemorialCare Medical Group

This position is located in Fountain Valley CA About us MemorialCare Medical Foundation MCMF works closely with physicians and other health care professionals to provide best practice medicine to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals families and our communities Specific Job Responsibilities It is the duty of all employees to understand and perform their job tasks to the highest level at all times Perform obstetric gynecological abdominal thyroid testicular non vascular extremity carotids and venous ultrasound examinations Perform quality diagnostic ultrasound procedures with competence and proficiency in positioning technical factors and equipment use Follow ultrasound protocols and procedure manual for all exams performed within the department Prepare patients for exams take medical history explain procedure and obtain signed consent when appropriate Maintain current knowledge of signed consent requirements Work efficiently to maintain daily scheduled appointment and when necessary to incorporate unscheduled urgent STAT exams into workflow Determine appropriate technical ...

This position is located in Fountain Valley CA About us MemorialCare Medical Foundation MCMF works closely with physicians and other health care professionals to provide best practice medicine to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals families and our communities Specific Job Responsibilities It is the duty of all employees to understand and perform their job tasks to the highest level at all times Perform obstetric gynecological abdominal thyroid testicular non vascular extremity carotids and venous ultrasound examinations Perform quality diagnostic ultrasound procedures with competence and proficiency in positioning technical factors and equipment use Follow ultrasound protocols and procedure manual for all exams performed within the department Prepare patients for exams take medical history explain procedure and obtain signed consent when appropriate Maintain current knowledge of signed consent requirements Work efficiently to maintain daily scheduled appointment and when necessary to incorporate unscheduled urgent STAT exams into workflow Determine appropriate technical factors for optimal data acquisition of exams being performed Utilize all equipment capabilities to produce and record optimal images of exams Differentiate artifacts from normal or pathological processes Recognize a diagnostic scan and equipment limitations in performance of an exam Knowledge skills to adapt and acquire the most optimal and appropriate images under such limitations Provide all reports patient history lab results and any other medical information with images for Radiologist review Review images with Radiologist as required Follow policies regarding questions to appropriateness of exam ordered addressing questions to ordering provider and reviewing case with Radiologist Follow all directives given by Radiologist on exam protocol Use and maintain equipment according to manufacturer specifications and established department policies and procedures Promptly report any equipment deficiencies malfunctions to supervisor Clean and disinfect instruments supplies and equipment according to manufacture recommendations and follow all policies regarding disinfection procedures Maintain current license including obtaining CEU s to meet licensure renewal requirements Perform any additional miscellaneous duties not inclusive of job description as requested by the management team within the scope of knowledge ability Qualifications Skills Must have a current RDMS certification and CPR for healthcare provider card Qualified candidate must excel in interpersonal communication and customer service and be able to work both independently and as part of a team They must excel in organization and attention to details and follow through Additionally they must have the ability to problem solve to logical conclusion and demonstrate initiative and responsibility Must be able to effectively and clearly communicate written and verbal in English Experience Minimum of two years of ultrasound experience in a clinical setting Education High school graduate or equivalent Graduate of an accredited school of diagnostic sonography MCMF2742

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