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Ultrasound Technologist-LPG

Location: 15901 Bass Road, Fort Myers, FL
Department: LPG Obstetrics and Gynecology
Categories: Allied Health, Clinical Support, Professional
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 7:45 AM-4:15 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

OBGYN experience strongly preferred. Position will require travel to multiple offices.

Are you a caring, compassionate Ultrasound Technologist who loves providing quality patient care in a team-oriented setting?

The ultrasound technologist is responsible for providing ultrasound services to the physicians, nurse-midwives and ARNP's within Lee Physician Group. The sonographer performs scans at multiple sites for obstetric, gynecologic and infertility patients. The individual in this position is responsible for performing sonographic exams and assisting in ultrasound-guided office procedures via transabdominal and transvaginal instrumentation. The ultrasound technologist analyzes sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information and medical history, and communicates sonographer's impression via written reports to the appropriate physician. The ultrasound technologists performs under the general supervision of a physician and in accordance with state and federal regulations, AIUM guidelines and Lee Memorial Health System/Lee Physician Group policies and procedures. The individual in this position is responsible for maintaining a safe environment for patients and staff including, but not limited to infection control and equipment safety and participates in maintenance of AIUM laboratory accreditation. The scope of care may be broadened to other procedures, acts and processes permitted by law for which the individual has received education, clinical experience and demonstrates competency. The ultrasound technologist in this position reports to the practice office manager. This position is considered to be non-exempt.

Requirements:

Educational Requirements
Required:
Preferred:
Additional Requirements:
  • Graduate of an ARDMS accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonographer program
Experience
Required:
  • none required

Preferred:
  • OB/GYN experience
Additional Requirements:
State of Florida Licensure Requirements
Required:
  • none required
Additional Requirements:
Certifications/Registration Requirements
Required:
  • ARDMS (American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer)
Preferred:
Additional Requirements:
  • Active ARDMS certification or a first-time candidate. OB/GYN specialization is preferred, however, up to one year may be allowed for the candidate to obtain certification in the specialty of OB/GYN