• Medical Ultra-Sonographer

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego | US-CA-San Clemente | US-CA-Escondido
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/22/2018 12:30 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1220
    Category
    Healthcare
    Overseas Travel Required
    No
    Security Level
    Background Investigation
  • Overview

    Ansible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is currently seeking Medical Ultra-Sonographers to support operations at the VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS). Various day and night shifts are available.

     

    Ansible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing Federal customers with solutions in many arenas. Our customers face wide-ranging challenges in the fields of national security, health care, and information technology. To address these challenges, we employ intelligent and committed staff who take care of our customers’ success as if it is their own.

    Responsibilities

    • Prepare exam room and ultrasound equipment to conduct sonography examinations in accordance with infections disease, sterilization, and patient safet protocols, policies, and procedures
    • Assume responsibility for the safety of the patient during the sonographic examination
    • Review patient medical history and supporting clinical information
    • Ensure that the sonography examination order is complete, contains relevant information, and meets the standard of “medical necessity"
    • Evaluate any contraindications, insufficient patient preparation, and the patient’s inability or unwillingness to tolerate the examination and associated procedures
    • Communicate with the patient in a manner appropriate to the patient’s ability to understand
    • Use proper patient positioning tools, devices, equipment adjustment, and ergonomically correct scanning techniques to ensure patient comfort and safety, and to prevent compromised data acquisition and musculoskeletal injury to the sonographer
    • Conduct patient clinical assessment and perform the diagnostic medical sonography examination ordered by the supervising physician in accordance with professional and facility protocols
    • Apply independent, professional, ethical judgment, and critical thinking to safely perform diagnostic sonography procedures
    • Apply independent judgment during the sonography examination to ensure that appropriate anatomical, pathological, and clinical conditions are accurately captured in the examination images
    • Except as authorized by written facility policies and procedures, refer specific diagnostic, treatment or prognosis questions to the appropriate physician or healthcare professional
    • As necessary, acquire additional ultrasound imaging to facilitate optimum diagnostic results for the interpreting physician
    • Identify and document any limitations to the sonography examination
    • Review examination images, synthesize examination results, and prepare the preliminary findings
    • Except as authorized by written facility policies and procedures, refer specific diagnostic, treatment or prognosis questions to the appropriate physician or healthcare professional
    • Maintain patient privacy and confidentiality in accordance with privacy laws (e.g., HIPAA) and facility policies, and procedures
    • Adhere to accepted professional and ethical standards
    • Provide patient services consistent with the Scope of Practice and Clinical Standards for the Diagnostic Sonographer

    Qualifications

    • Sonography education, training, and experience in the specialty area(s) to be performed
    • Demonstrated competence in the specialty area(s) to be performed, including sonographer certification by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), and/or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
    • Demonstrated commitment to professional growth and lifelong learning (e.g., continuing medical education in the specialty area(s) performed, higher education, research, staff training, etc.)
    • Demonstrated proficiency with computer skills and software programs used for documentation activities and report generation
    • State sonographer licensure, where applicable
    • Shall have, and maintain, current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) as certified by the American Heart Association
    • Minimum of one-year of experience in diagnostic medical sonography
    • Contract HCPs determined by the MTF to be involved in the delivery of healthcare to children under the age of 18 on a frequent and regular basis must meet the requirements of the Crime Prevention Act of 1990
    • Must be a U.S. citizen

    EEO Statement

    Ansible Government Solutions, LLC is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. Ansible will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment based on a person’s race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, medical/physical status or disability, or military status.

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