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Company: Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Location: Santa Fe
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:Performs diagnostic ultrasound exams for subsequent evaluation and treatment by attending physician. Takes callType of Opportunity: Per Required NeedFTE: 0.001000Exempt: NoWork Schedule: Varied Days and HoursQualifications:Two years radiology ultrasound specific college coursework, Associates Degree or Diploma Preferred. RDMS Certification Required Requires one additional modality within two years of hire. Current BLS requiredEssential: High School Diploma or GEDCredentials:Essential: Reg Diagnostic Med SonographerResponsibilities: Successful transmission of images to PACS Schedules ultrasound cases to coordinate with other patient exams. Educates patient prior to scanning procedure explaining the procedure and answering patient questions. Prepares written documentation as required by the profession and ultrasound department policy such as blood pressures (pre and post exam) and post invasive procedure patient follow up. Maintains records of exam data and other pertinent information on patients. Uses Radiology Information System, hospital information systems as required. Assists physician in such procedures as needle biopsies, amniocentesis, renal biopsies, etc. Scans patient, marks patient body, determines angle for puncture, assists as necessary. Has knowledge of and maintains sterile technique. Maintains established hospital radiology and ultrasound policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Selects proper technical factors on an individual patient basis. Positions and transfers patients comfortably. Assists in maintaining upkeep of department and equipment - including ordering and stocking supplies when necessary. Attends section staff meetings, pertinent in-services, workshops and/or seminars for continuing education to enhance professional growth and development. Takes call for ultrasound procedures. Works with, oversees and evaluates student ultrasound technologistsBenefits:We offer more than the standard benefits!Presbyterian employees gain access to a robust wellness program, including free access to our on-site and community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and classes, wellness challenges and more!Learn more about our employee benefits:

Why work at Presbyterian?As an organization, we are committed to improving the health of our communities. From hosting growers' markets to partnering with local communities, Presbyterian is taking active steps to improve the health of New Mexicans. For our employees, we offer a robust wellness program, including free access to our on-site and community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and classes, wellness challenges and more.Presbyterian's story is really the story of the remarkable people who choose to work here. The hard work of our physicians, nurses, employees, board members and volunteers grew Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system that serves more than 875,000 New Mexicans.About Presbyterian Healthcare ServicesPresbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. We are a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, we are the state's largest private employer with nearly 14,000 employees - including more than 1,600 providers and nearly 4,700 nurses.Our health plan serves more than 580,000 members statewide and offers Medicare Advantage, Medicaid (Centennial Care) and Commercial health plans.About Our Regional Delivery SystemPresbyterian's Regional Delivery System is a network of six hospitals and medical centers throughout rural New Mexico including locations in Clovis, Espanola, Ruidoso, Santa Fe, Socorro and Tucumcari. Our regional facilities are home to more than 1,600 clinical and non-clinical employees who help make Presbyterian the state's largest private employer with nearly 14,000 statewide employees. With a variety of services ranging from general surgery to pediatrics to heart and cancer care, our regional employees are proud to provide close-to-home care for their communities.We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.About New MexicoNew Mexico continues to grow steadily in population and features a low cost-of living.Varied landscapes bring filmmakers here from around the world to capture a slice of the natural beauty New Mexicans enjoy every day. Our landscapes are as diverse as our culture - from mountains, forests, canyons, and lakes, to caverns, hot springs and sand dunes.New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the west.AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.

Offer Disclaimer: The compensation range for this role takes into account a wide range of factors, including but not limited to experience and training, internal equity, and other business and organizational needs. Compensation decisions are dependent upon the facts and circumstances of each offer. Minimum Offer: USD $31.32/Hr. Maximum Offer: USD $47.83/Hr.

Keywords: Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Santa Fe , Sonographer, Healthcare , Santa Fe, New Mexico

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