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Ultrasound Sonographer

Ultrasound Sonographer

Department 
Ultrasound - Women's Health
Job Locations 
US-NY-Yonkers
Employment Type 
Regular Full-Time
Position Schedule 
Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm and occasional Saturdays

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Position Summary

Westmed Medical Group is currently seeking a full-time Ultrasound Sonographer in the OB/GYN/Perinatology department for our sites in Westchester and Fairfield County.  The scheduled hours for this position are Monday - Friday:  8am - 4:30pm and occasional Saturdays.  

 

Under the general supervision of the Assistant Physician Director of Women's Health Ultrasound and Ultrasound Manager, the Sonographer assists the MFM and/or OBGYN interpreting the diagnosis with essential medical history and clinical correlation of patients within WESTMED by performing ultrasound exam that follow the AIUM guidelines.  

 

 

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

  • Assists the physicians in executing optimum quality ultrasound exams as per the AIUM protocols in a timely efficient manor while obtaining images that support that the diagnosis documented by the interpreting MD
  • Obtains essential information from patients, medical records and previous exams for clinical correlation
  • Performs ultrasound scans and provides direct patient care as needed after proper confirmation of study and patient identification
  • Effectively communicates differentials to interpreting physicians
  • Generates accurate computerized reports for the physicians’ review
  • Upon completion of the ultrasound exam, verifying proper documentation in ultrasound reporting system
  • Ensures that each assigned room is properly stocked and is prepared for smooth daily patient flow
  • Assists with all aspects of sterile ultrasound guided procedures as directed by the interpreting MD
  • Prepares the necessary supplies and paperwork to support the physician for sterile procedures
  • Observes and follows safety procedures including universal precautions  
  • Maintains proper HIPPA compliance while maintaining a familiarity to any changes regarding technology and the safety for self, patients and visitors
  • Operates the equipment to acquire a variety of imaging results, reports deficiencies to the proper personnel for rectification of any concerns
  • Reviews work schedule with Ultrasound Coordinator to assure workload coverage.  Assists with back-up coverage for any unscheduled PTO call outs

 

Required Qualifications

 

  • Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program
  • Active Registry by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (RDMS)
  • Minimum of 2 years in General/OB/GYN/High Risk ultrasound experience required
  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be flexible to travel to all WESTMED Medical Group sites in Westchester and Fairfield County

Company Overview

Westmed Medical Group is a large, award-winning multi-specialty medical practice, with headquarters in Purchase, NY. It is staffed by a team of over 500 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers who are dedicated to providing coordinated, efficient and the highest quality of patient care at its 13 locations in Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT. The practice, known for its one-stop-shopping medical experience for patients, uses state-of-the-art systems and has a national reputation for measured healthcare excellence. Westmed offers 60+ medical specialties and currently has over 1,000 employees.  Our mission is to be your trusted partner in comprehensive, lifelong care.  The foundation for service excellence at Westmed Medical Group starts with the patient experience and focusing on the complete total care of our patients. Westmed is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Medical Home, the highest achievable level.  Westmed has been one of 480 Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) nationwide since 2012, and was ranked a Fortune® 2017 Best Workplaces in Healthcare and in New York State.

 

Here at Westmed Medical Group, we look for individuals who are interested in and seek a challenging, growth-oriented, dynamic and friendly environment. Individuals with a strong work ethic along with a caring personality are who we find to be most successful here, fitting into our not so basic mantra of simply being “Smart" & “Nice". Our organization is constantly looking to bring on like-minded people who have a genuine interest in helping people and possess an intellectual curiosity to try and do things better and more efficiently. We strive to bring out the best in all of our team members and provide individuals with the support they need to achieve their career aspirations while providing the best quality care to our patients.

 

We provide a modern office environment, state-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as competitive benefits and salary. Our benefits include medical, dental, free copays for employees who see Westmed physicians, discounted vision glasses, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401k and profit sharing, flexible spending plans, and more.  Westmed Medical Group has also been GreatRated! as a Great Place to Work, the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures.

 

 

 

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