Palmetto Health Medical Group Sonographer I in Columbia, South Carolina
All team members are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with Palmetto Health USC Medical Group's values of compassion, dignity, excellence, integrity and teamwork.
Job Summary: This job, under the direction of a radiologist and department manager, is responsible for performing a variety of procedures that require the application of high frequency ultrasonic waves. All team members are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with Palmetto Health's values of compassion, dignity, excellence, integrity and teamwork.
Education: Graduate of an approved school of ultrasonography
Experience: 1 year post ultrasound training preferred, will consider new graduate.
Number and Type of Employees Supervised: None
Licensure, Registry or Certification Required: Must be certified in primary modality or obtain certification within 12 months of hire date. Multimodality technologists must be certified in two modalities or must obtain certification in primary and secondary modalities within 12 months of transfer or hire date. CPR certification is required.
Special Training: Ultrasonography; must possess skills necessary to treat patients of all ages.
Performs all procedures proficiently and strives to maintain high quality.
Prepares scan room for procedures using proper cleaning technique, discards biohazard and sharps properly, maintains adequate stock of supplies and linens.
Assists physician with invasive procedures using aseptic technique.
Performs all department related computer functions necessary to complete patient exam.
Exhibits competency in performing QA tasks associated with equipment and procedures.
Participates in call rotation.
Provides clinical instruction to student sonographers.
Knows and implements emergency procedures as needed.