Under the general supervision of the Chief Imaging Technologist and with the assistance of a physician, the sonographer performs a more extensive range of diagnostic ultrasound and intervention procedures, assists in the training and supervising of ultrasound sonographers in clinical research studies, and orients and educates medical staff in theory and applications of sonographic technology.
Requires a thorough knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology as related to obstetrical ultrasound.
High School Diploma or equivalent and successful completion of an approved curriculum in diagnostic ultrasound.
At least four (4) years of clinical experience in diagnostic obstetrical ultrasound.
Current and active registered diagnostic medical sonographer (RDMS) in obstetrics and fetal echocardiography.
Certified in first trimester screening with both the Fetal Medicine Foundation (FMF) and the Society of Maternal FetalMedicine (SMFM).
Ability to provide ultrasound guidance for basic and advanced invasive procedures and demonstrate proficiency in three- and four-dimensional imaging, obstetrical Doppler studies and fetal echocardiography.
Ability to use all necessary equipment to obtain and document a complete examination.
Ability to perform sonography and measurements required for a diagnostic sonography examination.
Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills to interact with interpreting physicians and medical staff.
Fetal Therapy Requirements:
Interpersonal and communication skills to interact with interpreting physicians, medical staff patients, visitors and other employees.
Strong database and project management skills.
Preferred knowledge in the following applications and programs: Microsoft Access, Office Suite, Crystal Reports, Vision Chips, and Viewpoint.
Able to create, maintain, and manage various databases related to obstetrical ultrasound for pregnancy and post-natal outcomes.
Maintains electronic library of teach/training cases for use by sonographers, physicians, and other healthcare providers.
Ability to develop and maintain templates for data searches related to obstetrical ultrasound and statistical reports.
Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, radiation, and pharmacological agents with little likelihood of harm if established health precautions are followed.
Work may require the use of lab coats, uniforms and/or protective clothing including gowns, gloves, masks and eye gear.
Assist the patient on and off the examination table and to also assist the patient into proper positioning to obtain diagnostic results.
The position will require moving and lifting of supplies and equipment as needed, as well as the ability to move the ultrasound unit for portable examinations.
Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. When joining the Johns Hopkins Health System, you became part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. Great careers continually advance here.
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Internal Number: 185647
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