FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Full Time

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - Radiology Department job in San Diego, California. 

The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - Radiology Department job is based within the extensive military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)
  • Dedication Program Manager to support your employment

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - Radiology Department job overview:

  • Receive patients and explain procedures, providing humane and appropriate care and communication to alleviate fear of examination. Correctly position the patient for the examination and make adjustments necessary for the required examination.  Determine if any special patient preparation is required.

  • Operate Sonography/Ultrasonography equipment (scanners, linear/sector/endovaginal probes, pulse/color Doppler, PACS equipment)as per manufacturer recommendations and the radiology department protocols.

  • Receive and interpret requests or instructions for diagnostic ultrasound scans; perform daily warm up and assigned quality control checks of the ultrasound scanners. 

  • Explain process to patient, and instructs and assists patient in assuming physical position for examination.

  • Key test data and patient information into computer of ultrasound equipment to maintain record of test results.

  • Perform a full range of diagnostic ultrasonic examinations to include but not limited to:

  • Obstetrical sonography - imaging of all fetal anatomy in order to obtain accurate dating and growth parameters and evaluate for fetal abnormalities and problems with the pregnancy.

  • Pelvic sonography imaging of all pelvic anatomy to attain accurate assessment of suspected pathology; abdominal sonography - imaging of all major organs within the abdominal and retroperitoneal spaces (the HCW will assist in any interventional techniques and localize ascites for paracentesis, as required).

  • Thoracic sonography - localize area of pleural effusion for thoracentesis; small parts sonography - imaging of the scrotum, breast, cervical regions and superficial soft tissues.  Assist in intervention procedures as required.

  • Evaluate all neonatal and pediatric anatomy, exclusive of cardiovascular which lends itself to sonographic evaluation, (i.e., neurosonology), vascular sonography.

  • Pediatric sonography.  Be familiar with and utilize Doppler signals for spectral analysis in evaluation of arterial and venous diseases (i.e., carotid arteries, upper and lower extremity deep venous thrombosis).

  • Endovaginal sonography.  Perform endovaginal exams to obtain accurate assessment of suspected pelvic pathology.

  • Intraoperative sonography.  Assist with intraoperative abdominal, pelvic, small parts and vascular ultrasound studies.

  • Identify abnormalities during testing and determine need for additional scans of affected area. 

  • Recognize anatomic variants and determine which other area(s) of the body should be scanned. Use a detailed understanding of diseases of anatomy to accomplish effective ultrasound scanning.

  • Advise the radiologist of results of the examination and provide a preliminary diagnosis. Notify physician of significant scans requiring immediate attention or follow-up.

  • Maintain and clean ultrasound equipment on a regular basis in accordance with radiology department standards.  Stock and maintain an adequate level of supplies required to perform ultrasound examinations. Recommend necessary repairs when diagnostic quality is degraded.

  • Make minor adjustments on equipment.  Differentiate artifacts from normal or pathological processes and recognize electronic equipment limitations.  Program the examination equipment, set up the machine and scanning techniques to be employed.

  • Review new developments in the field by reading journals and attending meetings/conferences when possible and recommend changes to supervisor which would improve the operation of the ultrasound section. 

  • Recognize situations requiring patient resuscitation due to cardiac or respiratory arrest and institute the necessary emergency measures.

  • Use a detailed understanding of diseases of anatomy to accomplish effective ultrasound scanning.

  • Notify physician of significant scans requiring immediate attention.

  • Recognize the need for and institute the necessary emergency measures for situations where a person requires resuscitation procedures due to the cardiac or respiratory arrest.

 

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - Radiology Department job requirements:

  • BLS 
  • Certification/Registration as a Sonographer from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (S-ARRT).
  • Current post-primary certification and registration as a Sonographer as determined by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (S-ARRT). 
  • OR
  • Current certification and registration as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer as determined by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS-ARDMS).
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  • Minimum of 1 year experience as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer within the preceding 3 years at a clinical facility of similar size and complexity.

 

Position contingent upon contract award. Incumbents HIGHLY encouraged to contact us. Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


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FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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