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Ultrasound Tech - Prenatal/High Risk OB

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90006
**Are you passionate about helping people?** We embrace a culture of passion and dedication at Cedars-Sinai, and its part of the reason weve been named one of the top ten hospitals in Americas Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Now we invite you to join us. From working with a team of exceptional healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, youll have everything you need to do something incrediblefor yourself, and for others. **Do you work well in a large team environment patients where critical thinking is essential?** As an Ultrasound Tech at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you will cover one of three Prenatal Diagnosis Center outreach clinics in the following locations: Los Angeles (CS MGB), Santa Monica, Playa Vista. You will have a regular designated site and may be required to provide back-up coverage to the other sites. Training, competencies, and orientation will require time spent at the main campus location in the Mark Goodson Building. + You will perform diagnostic ultrasound exams in the outpatient setting accurately, efficiently and effectively. + Uses approved procedures and protocols according to standards of practice for speed, organization, precision and accuracy based upon the departments accrediting agency and/or department guidelines for exam protocols. + Maintains current equipment and exam competency as required + Operates, calibrates and maintains imaging equipment and accessory instruments used in imaging procedures. Recognizes and reports defective equipment immediately and marks equipment as out of service. + You will perform daily tasks such as creating orders, correcting exam visit type, charging for supplies, order medication, administration documentation of medications used by physician, and Time Out documentation. + You will participate in the introduction and implementation of new procedures/protocols and in the evaluation of new imaging equipment. + Performs weekend and begin/end of shift duties such as forwarding the phones, updating portable assignments, cleaning and stocking rooms for the next shift, and sending out shift reports. + You will participate in performance improvement activities and other team goals. + Answers and transfers phones, faxes, scan documents as needed. + Adheres to department productivity standards. + You will assist physicians who are performing procedures. This may include preparing the supplies needed on a sterile field, loading the biopsy device, and ensuring that the sterile field is not contaminated. This assistance may also include holding the medication container provided by the Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP) to enable the LIP to withdraw medication and discard the container once it is empty. + Ensures that sharps, contrast agents, and biohazards are secure or locked. + Appropriately documents ultrasound scans and procedures, and patient and family education if relevant. + Previews ultrasound images and prepares preliminary reports. + Prepares quarterly list of abnormal cases. + Performs exams portably in MFCU and Labor and Delivery. + Follows the high level disinfection process for transvaginal probes and updates the HLD log book. **Educational Requirements:** + BS or AS degree in a related health care category is preferable. + Must have full command (verbal and written) of the English language. **License/Certification Requirements:** + Current BLS for Healthcare Providers (CPR and AED) program from the American Heart Association. + Hold ARDMS registry upon hire. **Experience:** At least 1 year experience in a high risk OB ambulatory clinic or other healthcare environment (hospital inpatient unit) performing diagnostic ultrasounds and working with MFMs. **Physical Demands:** Frequent sitting and standing; occasional walking and bending; occasional lifting of materials up to 25 pounds for distances to 10 feet. + Ability to perform multiple abdominal and transvaginal ultrasounds throughout an 8 hour shift repeatedly + Responsiveness to auditory alarms and communication devices including: telephones, beepers, fire alarms, mechanical failure alarms. + Visual acuity including color differentiation. + Sufficient mobility to access equipment, patients and other customers. Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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Posted: 2020-02-07 Expires: 2020-03-11

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Los Angeles, CA 90006

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