OB/GYN-Ultrasound US TECH-PRN/PT

Main Campus - 1272 Garrison Drive, 1272 Garrison Drive, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States of America Req #598
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Policy Name

Sonographer Job Description and Responsibilities

Department

OB/GYN

Effective Date

 

Last Revision

 

Policy Owner

Clinic Manager

 

Policy Description and Purpose: Managing patient care involves a team of clinical and nonclinical staff interacting with patients and working to achieve patient-centered care.  Job descriptions and responsibilities of the care team emphasize a team-based approach to patient care and promote training of team members to meet the highest level of function allowed by state law. 

Procedure: The job description and responsibilities are defined for Sonographer in the OB/GYN department at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic below:

Job Title

OB/GYN Sonographer

Job Description

The Sonographer utilizes high frequency sound waves to produce ultrasound images and related data used by physicians to render a medical diagnosis and perform other duties as listed below.

Working Conditions

Work is performed in an
  office setting and involves frequent telephone contact, as well as
  face-to-face communication with patients.  Interactions with others in
  constant and interruptive.  There is possible exposure to communicable
  diseases, toxic substances, bodily fluids, and other conditions common to
  medical practice.  Varied activities including walking, bending,
  reaching, lifting (up to 30 pounds), stooping, assisting patients and sitting
  for extended periods of time may occur.  Also, occasional stress from
  multiple responsibilities. 

 

Job Responsibilities

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Represent MMC in a courteous and professional manner

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Greet guests and incoming calls in a polite, prompt, and helpful manner

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Be at your workstation on time and prepared to start the day

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Be flexible when asked to stay past your scheduled work time (as needed) to accommodate the needs of patients

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Provide prompt, efficient, and accurate patient service

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Meet or exceed patient, doctor, and staff expectations through a cooperative, teamwork approach

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Set up equipment and exam room and prepare patient for examination

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Obtain, review, and retrieve pertinent patient history, physical exam, and supporting clinical data to facilitate the physician in determining a diagnosis

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Properly perform diagnostic procedures by producing, assessing, and evaluating ultrasound images and related data used by physicians

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Provide the interpreting physician with an oral or written summary of technical findings at the discretions of the physician

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Complete all necessary paperwork and assist with proper coding

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Keep clinic and exam rooms clean and sanitized

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Follow all patient safety guidelines

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Maintain necessary stock

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Sterilize and clean equipment after use and report any equipment difficulties or failures

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Utilize the Electronic Medical Record for all patient interactions and communication

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Be knowledgeable and adhere to OSHA guidelines and MMC policies and procedures

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With instruction, perform other duties as required or assigned

 

Required Skills

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Excellent customer service skills

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Strong skills in communicating effectively with co-workers, providers, and patients

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Ability to conduct daily functions in an appropriate, professional, and compassionate manner

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Ability to manage/prioritize multiple tasks in an efficient and timely manner

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Teamwork attitude

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Flexibility to respond to changing demands

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Ability to react calmly and competently in stressful situations

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Effectively utilize computer systems and programs that are necessary to complete daily tasks

Education/Experience Requirements

- Current RDMS licensure

 

MMC Vision, Mission, and Values

Our vision is
  to be a leading contributor to community health through participation in
  programs that promote wellness, facilitate diagnosis, and enhance treatment
  of disease.

 

Our mission is
  to foster continuous improvement in community health through the delivery of
  quality, accessible medical and surgical care in a cost-effective manner to
  the residents of Middle Tennessee.

 

Our values guide
  our actions as we strive to carry out our mission.

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A progressive
 
approach to advances in medicine and changes in
  the health care delivery system

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Responsive to
  patient and community needs

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Collaborative with
  other physicians, hospitals, allied health providers and the community in
  improving health care

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Professional, ethical and
 
socially responsible

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Team-oriented management
  and leadership

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A positive,
  open
and responsive work
  setting

 

 

*This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. 
It is not intended to serve, as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required of personnel so classified.  Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Main Campus - 1272 Garrison Drive, 1272 Garrison Drive, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States of America