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Lead Diagnostic Medical Sonographer-OP

Location: 9800 S Healthpark Drive, Fort Myers, FL
Department: Lee Community Health - OBGYN
Categories: Allied Health, Clinical Support, Professional
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Having a career with Lee Health offers exceptional benefits package (including 4% retirement match), and market competitive salary!

Participates with directors in interviewing and hiring ultrasound staff. Coordinates orientation, development and competency assessment, of all ultrasound staff. Monitors quality of images with input/feedback from radiologists to assure that the quality of diagnostic studies is consistent among all departments, shifts and staff.in order to provide optimum exams. Coaches staff to correct sub-optimal images. Acts as a resource to all staff. Accepts assigned duties such as developing work and on-call staffing schedules for campus. Accepts ""in-charge"" responsibilities as appropriate. Coordinates process of achieving required certifications for ultrasound departments. Performs all diagnostic ultrasound procedures, fixed and mobile, in accordance with established policies and procedures. Must be registered in two of the following modalities: abdomen, OB-GYN, and/or neurosonology. Assists the radiologist with designated diagnostic exams. Interacts with medical staff and other outside entities regarding ultrasound matters. Must be proficient in abdomen, obstetric, gynecology, small parts, and color doppler scans. Assists the radiologist in guided needle biopsies, paracentisis, thoracentesis, needle biopsies, needle localization, and operating room cryoblations. General computer skills as needed. May transport non-narcotic medications as directed. Works positively with all customers to promote patient, employee, and physician satisfaction. Leads performance improvement initiatives. Required to participate in ""on call"" rotation as determined per specific department needs. May transport non-narcotic medications as directed.

Requirements:

Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferred
and/or

Additional Requirements

Graduated from accredited or ARRT approved ultrasound program

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferred
and/or
3 YearsMedical SonographyRequiredand
1 YearLead DutiesPreferred

State of Florida Licensure Requirements

LicensesRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Not Required

Certifications/Registration Requirements

Certificates/RegistrationsRequired/
Preferred
and/or
ARDMS (American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer)Requiredand
BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)Required