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Sonographer 1

Company: Community Medical Centers
Location: Fresno
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:

Being the largest private employer in the Central Valley means that people count on us to improve their quality of life. At Community Medical Centers, your role as a Sonographer 2 plays an integral part in directly affecting those we serve. Here, you will actively feel and see the impact you have in fulfilling the central purpose of our mission: “to improve the health status of the community”.


You will be at the forefront of leading-edge medical care and state-of-the-art medical imaging resources at our Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital in north Fresno. Below is a snapshot of what you may be involved with on a day to day basis.


• Performing imaging and positioning techniques based on your knowledge of human anatomy, principles of imaging and patient care procedures.
• Carrying out tasks as both an individual-care-provider and as part of a diagnostic team with ultrasound supervisors, radiologists and/or cardiologists.
• Producing 2-dimensional sonographic recordings of internal organs for accurate diagnoses and the study of malfunctioning organs.


You will be welcomed and supported by teammates experiencing the same challenges and celebrating the same wins – it is a very collaborative group.


By joining us at Community Medical Centers, you will be part of a comprehensive network of professionals that provides central California with the highest level of care in the region. As a Sonographer 2 you will be located at our Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital-- a unique specialty hospital known for its luxurious accommodations, excellent patient experience and five-star cardiac, vascular and bariatric surgery services. Healthgrades has ranked FHSH in the top 5% nationally, recognizing our hotel-like environment and service with the “Outstanding Patient Experience Award”, eight years in a row.


If you are ready to join a proud network within the heart of the central valley and are seeking a career that matches your passion for helping people, we are ready for you! Please continue reading below to see if you would be a perfect fit for our organization.

Responsibilities:

Your Sonography Career at Community | Opportunity. Challenge. Growth.


From selecting the appropriate equipment in examining our patients to producing images of internal organs, maintaining accurate records and providing assistance and clinical oversight to sonography students -- we deliver the excellent care our patients deserve.


We are looking for an exceptional Sonographer 2 (mid-level medical sonographer) who thrives on a fast-paced environment, complex work, and is committed to excellence in their profession.


In this role some of your key responsibilities would include but are not limited to:


• Prepping the appropriate equipment for use in an ultrasound setup and following exam specifications.
• Instructing, explaining and assisting patients in assuming the correct physical positions for exams.
• Operating a transducer and adjusting equipment controls, depth of field and other specifications according to the organ being examined.
• Producing images of internal organs and recording diagnostic data on digital images.
• Accurately transferring images following imaging procedures.
• Providing assistance, guidance and clinical oversight to sonography students.

Qualifications:

Experience and education minimum requirements:


Sonographer 2: Medical Imaging

Education:

  • High School Diploma, General Education Development (GED) or Completion of a CMC Approved Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Certificate required
  • Fulfill prerequisite of American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) certification required
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

License and certification minimum requirements:

• BLS - Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers by American Heart Association (AHA) required

Department Specific Requirements

  • General Sonographer in Medical Imaging - American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) certification in one or more specialty area including Abdomen or OB/Gyn certification and/or Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) certification in Vascular (RVS)

 

Have questions?


Contact Recruiter Adela Lozano today at ALozano2@communitymedical.org or text at 559-259-3374.


Click HERE to learn more about our awesome benefits offerings as well!


Click HERE to learn about our Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Advanced Cardiac Sonography programs.

Keywords: Community Medical Centers, Fresno , Sonographer 1, Other , Fresno, California

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