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Sonographer I - On Call

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary:Under the direction of the Imaging Services Director and Chief of Radiology/ Imaging Services, or other Clinical Service Director where applicable, produces two-dimensional ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for use by Physician in diagnosis of disease and study of malfunction of organs. Performs technological functions to ensure optimal diagnostic quality of patient care utilizing efficient and safe processes.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Exhibiting a high degree of tact, courtesy, and poise, explains procedures to patient to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation.
  • Prepares and positions patient for examination.
  • Selects equipment for use in ultrasound setup according to specifications of examination. Selects transducer and adjusts equipment controls according to organ to be examined, depth of field, and other specifications of test.
  • Starts equipment that produces images of internal organs and records diagnostic data on magnetic tape, computer disk, strip printout, or film.
  • Moves transducer, by hand, over specified area of body and observes sound wave display screen to monitor quality of ultrasonic pattern produced.
  • Photographs images of organs shown on display module or removes strip printout from equipment to obtain permanent record of internal examination.
  • Keys test data and patient information into computer of ultrasound equipment to maintain record of test results.
  • Orients new hires.
  • Performs other related duties as necessary.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities
  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.Grade 832 Basic Qualifications: Experience
  • N/A Education
  • High School Diploma/GED required. License, Certification, Registration
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Certificate - Abdomen from American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers OR Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Certificate - Breast from American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers OR Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Certificate from American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers OR Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Certificate - Ob-Gyn from American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers OR Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer Certificate from American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
  • Basic Life Support Additional Requirements:
  • NT certification is required to perform genetic screening for Prenatal Diagnostic Centers. Applicants may be hired without certification, but will be required to obtain it within 90 days of hire. Preferred Qualifications:
  • N/A

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Redwood City , Sonographer I - On Call, Healthcare , Redwood City, California

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