Ultrasound Technologist – Women’s Health
Ultrasound Technologist – Women’s Health Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 201907254581 20% Part Time 8AM - 5PM $105,736 - $105,736 Position Information UCR Health is a team of physicians, specialists and healthcare professionals dedicated to improving the health of Inland Southern California residents and families by bringing health home to our communities. Established alongside the School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside, UCR Health is growing to meet the healthcare needs of the region - bringing innovative, culturally sensitive medical care to our communities. Our patient-centered primary care and specialty services deliver university-based healthcare excellence and innovation to the communities where we live, work and play.
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Under general supervision, incumbents independently perform a broad range of ultrasound procedures in a women's health clinic utilizing various modes of equipment operation. Incumbents evaluate scans and determine the course of a study to insure that physicians are provided with optimal studies for diagnosis. Incumbents may assist with the training of Ultrasound Technologists; and may demonstrate ultrasonic procedures and equipment to other medical staff members.
Qualified candidates will be responsible for performing low and high risk perinatal Obstetric (OB) echocardiographic examinations in accordance with established departmental guidelines and protocols. Candidates should have special interest and expertise in prenatal diagnosis and OB ultrasound with the ability to recognize normal and pathological conditions and apply additional modalities as indicated (i.e. Doppler, 3D/4D). Candidate should obtain relevant history via EMR, image according to protocol, review cases with the care team, and generate preliminary reports. Familiarity in recognizing and troubleshooting various imaging IT issues is required. Candidate may perform other duties, as assigned
The position's primary work location will be in the inland empire working in the UCR Health Clinic and in affiliate facilities. As a per diem position, it is expected that this position will work 16 to 32 hours per month primarily between Monday and Friday 8am to 5pm, however on occasion there may be a requirement to be on call and work different shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Minimum Requirements 1.Five years experience as a fetal echo sonographer required.
2.RDCS certification from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography, RCS certification from Cardiovascular Credentialing International, or RCCS certification from Cardiovascular Credentialing International.
3.Knowledge of: echocardiographic procedures and exams, fetal situs and positioning, umbilical artery / venous flow patterns, ductus venous flow patterns, fetal arrhythmia, how to measure atrial / ventricular mechanical contractions, complex cardiac lesions, extracardiac defects associated with CHD, and multiple gestation.
4.Basic Arrhythmia Recognition Training (BART) or Basic Life Support (BLS).
5.Basic computer skills: EMR, ultrasound reporting, and PACS. Ability to operate PACS and RIS and other image / data recording systems. The ability to operate expertly the ultrasound equipment with specialized Cardiology software and a desktop computer.
6.Ability to make emergency decisions quickly.
7.Ability to work under stressful conditions with frequent interruptions.
8.Strong interpersonal skills and excellent bedside manner. Ability to work as part of a team in a medical setting.
9.Ability to perform all physical requirements pertaining to the transport of patients in beds, gurneys and wheelchairs. Preferred Qualifications 1.Patient care experience in a women's health setting.
2.RDMS in Fetal Echo.
3.Nuchal Translucency Quality Review (NTQR) and Nasal Bone (NB) Certification.
4.Two to Three (2-3) years outpatient and inpatient OB experience. Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
- In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.
- UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
- In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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