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Chief Sonographer
Mednax Services, Inc. Dulles, VA

Chief Sonographer

Mednax Services, Inc.
Dulles, VA
Expired: November 20, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Overview

The Chief Sonographer leads and manages a team of diagnostic ultrasound sonographers who provide care for pediatric and perinatal patients.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares patients for ultrasound examination.
  • Prepares patients for physicians.
  • Explains procedures to the patient prior to the commencement of the testing and provides patient education related to medical ultrasound.
  • Explains procedures to assure cooperation and optimum test results.
  • Ensures the appropriate consent and/or declinations are obtained.
  • Conducts ultrasonic diagnostic procedures and records anatomical, pathological and/or physiological data for interpretation by a physician.
  • Assists physician during invasive procedures requiring ultrasound guidance.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Maintains patient charts and records, and records and processes sonographic data and other pertinent observations made during the procedure for presentation to the interpreting physician.
  • Follows universal precautions and OSHA standards.
  • Code appropriate CPT and ICD9 for services performed.
  • Submit completed billing work sheets daily.
  • Notify Patient Service Associate of additional services performed which require authorization.
  • Maintains proper operation of the ultrasound equipment. Recognizes equipment malfunctions and takes appropriate corrective action. Coordinates the required maintenance as necessary.
  • Keeps work area clean.
  • Responsible for maintaining adequate inventory of ultrasound supplies.
  • Maintain archives/records scans.
  • Oversees and coordinates the ultrasound schedule.
  • Ensures compliance with AIUM ultrasound guidelines.
  • Responsible for orienting new sonographers to practice.
  • Participate in interview process of new employees.
  • Participates in the annual reviews for sonographers at site.
  • Maintains effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public.
  • Acts in a non-directive, non-judgmental manner, recognizing an individual's religious, ethical, and moral opinions/beliefs.
  • Recognizes ethical, legal and professional issues inherent in providing care to pregnant women.
  • Participates in staff development, in-service workshops and educational activities.
  • Performs other assigned duties as directed.


Qualifications

Qualifications
  • Must possess a current/valid certification in diagnostic ultrasound.
  • Satisfactory completion of one of the following; at least two (2) years in Allied Health Educational Program and one (1) year on-the-job training in ultrasonography, or completion of an approved ultrasonography educational program.
  • At least 2 years supervisory experience.
  • Maintain or be eligible for certification the American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • Completion of a course in ultrasonic technology.
  • CPR Certification required.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Skilled in operating ultrasound equipment.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.

Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience will be considered.

Benefits and Compensation

Benefits for Full Time employee and qualified dependents:

  • Health Insurance including prescription drugs
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term disability options
  • Employee stock purchase program - 15% discount*
  • 401k with company match**
  • Long Term Care (LTC)
  • Pre-tax Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Aflac Hospital, Critical Illness and Accident plans
  • Identity Protection
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


*Part Time Regular employee classifications also receive this benefit.

** Available to part-time regular and part-time casual employees age 21 and over.

About Us

Pediatrix® Medical Group, Inc. (Pediatrix) is the nation's leading provider of physician services. Pediatrix-affiliated clinicians are committed to providing coordinated, compassionate and clinically excellent services to women, babies and children across the continuum of care, both in hospital settings and office-based practices. Specialties include obstetrics, maternal-fetal medicine and neonatology complemented by more than 20 pediatric subspecialties, as well as pediatric primary and urgent care clinics. The group's high-quality, evidence-based care is bolstered by significant investments in research, education, quality-improvement and safety initiatives. The physician-led company was founded in 1979 as a single neonatology practice and today provides its highly specialized and often critical care services through more than 5,000 affiliated physicians and other clinicians in 37 states.

Please Note: Fraudulent job postings/job scams are becoming increasingly common. All genuine Pediatrix job postings can be found through the Pediatrix Careers site: www.pediatrix.com/careers.

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Pediatrix is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Address

Mednax Services, Inc.

24440 STONE SPRINGS BLVD

Dulles, VA
20166-2247 USA

Industry

Healthcare

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