Performs all requested MFM sonography examinations as ordered by the attending physician. • Prepares preliminary reports and contacts referring physicians when required, according to established procedures. • Coordinates with other staff to assure appropriate patient care is provided. • Addresses problems of patient care as they arise and makes decisions to appropriately resolve the problems. • Organizes daily work schedule and performs related clerical duties as required. • Assumes responsibility for the safety and well-being of all patients in the sonography area/department. • Reports equipment failures to the appropriate supervisor or staff member. • Provides in-service education team on requirements of sonography procedures as requested by other members of the health care team. • Performs other related duties as assigned. Skills and Abilities: • Ability to effectively operate sonography equipment. • Ability to evaluate sonograms in order to acquire appropriate diagnostic information. • Ability to integrate diagnostic sonograms, laboratory results, patient history and medical records, and adapt sonography examination as necessary. • Ability to use independent judgment to acquire the optimum diagnostic sonography information in each examination performed. • Ability to evaluate, synthesize, and communicate diagnostic information to the attending physician. • Ability to communicate effectively with the patient and the health care team, recognizing the special nature of sonography examinations and patient's needs. • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and health care team. • Ability to follow established departmental procedures. • Ability to work efficiently and cope with emergency situations. Education • Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program or Cardiovascular Technology Program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) is required. • Bachelor of Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography is desirable
- Graduate of accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program
-NT/Nasal bone preferred but not required
-Fetal Echo registration preferred but not required
-Hold a current license
Internal Number: 1234
About Tennessee Maternal Fetal Medicine
Tennessee Maternal Fetal Medicine is a specialized, by referral only Fetal Medicine Practice. We focus solely on the health and well being of high risk mothers and their fetuses.
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