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PT Sonographer

Company: Aylo Health
Location: Stockbridge
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

At Aylo Health, we work together to enrich the health and well-being of every life we touch. Our mission is to make quality healthcare simple and convenient. Because healthy people can do amazing things!We offer a work environment that values the creation of lifelong relationships, while also providing opportunities for growth and career development. We strive to care for each other with the same passion with which we care for our patients. Aylo Health offers competitive pay to team members who provide high-quality care, while delivering an exceptional patient experience.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Prepare exam room and ultrasound equipment to conduct sonography examinations in accordance with infections disease, sterilization, and patient safety 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 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 resultsExcept 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 Provide preliminary report of sonography examinations for use by the interpreting physician.Assist with the daily operation of the sonography facility.Perform quality control procedures to ensure that the ultrasound equipment operates at optimal levels.Exercise responsibility to ensure that the ultrasound equipment is functioning accurately.Assume responsibility for the preventive maintenance program for ultrasound equipment.Document any incidental findings that might impact patient safety or patient careand provide that information to the interpreting physician.Operate the Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS).Exercise responsibility for the maintenance and accuracy of facility reports, database records and logs.QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: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.#AYTECH1Aylo Health is an Equal Opportunity Employerby Jobble

Keywords: Aylo Health, Atlanta , PT Sonographer, Healthcare , Stockbridge, Georgia

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