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Lead Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: RADIOLOGY - ULTRASOUND
Categories: Allied Health
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 7:30 AM-4:00 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

If you are a caring Diagnostic Sonographer with a positive, can-do attitude who strives to provide first-class patient and customer service, we’d like to talk with you. Lee Health seeks a Diagnostic Sonographer to lead our talented team as well as perform procedures.

Diagnostic Sonographers at Lee Health take great pride in our legacy of providing the highest quality, exceptional care to our community for more than 100 years. Our Diagnostic Sonographers enjoy market competitive compensation and exceptional benefits that address your physical, mental and financial health. We are Caring People, Inspiring Health.

The Lead Diagnostic Sonographer participates in interviewing, hiring, and orienting ultrasound staff. Coach staff, acts as a resource, accepts assigned duties such as developing work and on-call staffing schedules for campus. Coordinates process of achieving required certifications for ultrasound departments. Works positively with all customers to promote patient, employee, and physician satisfaction. Leads performance improvement initiatives.

Monitors images with radiologist input to assure that all staff provides quality, consistent diagnostic studies to provide optimum exams. Performs all diagnostic ultrasound procedures, fixed and mobile. Assists the radiologist with designated diagnostic exams including guided needle biopsies, paracentisis, thoracentesis, needle biopsies, needle localization, and operating room cryoblations. May transport non-narcotic medications as directed.

Requirements:

• Graduate of accredited ultrasound program or Allied Health Degree
• Three years experience as a medical sonographer in an acute care hospital setting
• ARDMS registered
• Registered in two of the following modalities: abdomen, OB-GYN, and/or neurosonology
• Proficient in abdomen, obstetric, gynecology, small parts, and color doppler scans
• Participate in 'on call' rotation as determined per specific department needs
• General computer skills as needed

Preferences:
• One year or more lead experience


General Requirements (has the ability to.) Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Bend - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Climb - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Kneel - Crouch - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Twist - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Sensory Requirements (has ability for.) Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to.) Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Make decisions under high pressure - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Concentrate - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work alone - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Adapt to shift work - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hand Manipulation (ability with.) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 35 to 50 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 51 to 75 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) 76 to 100 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Over 100 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 35 to 50 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 51 to 75 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 76 to 100 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Over 100 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Environmental (may be exposed to.) Infectious Diseases - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Chemical Agents - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Dust, Fumes, Gases Continually ( i.e. Daily) Extremes in Temperature or Humidity - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Hazardous or Moving Equipment - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Loud Noises - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Others (note below) Ability to work in a group Continually(i.e.Daily) Reguires mental alertness Continually(i.e.Daily) Critical thinking Continually(i.e.Daily) Stamina in fast paced environment Continually(i.e.Daily)