As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is seeking a Perinatal Sonographer (CASUAL/PRN), to join our Nemours Children's Hospital Team in Orlando, Florida.
Located in Orlando, Fla., Nemours Children’s Hospital is the newest addition to the Nemours integrated healthcare system. Our 100-bed pediatric hospital also features the area’s only 24-hour Emergency Department designed just for kids as well as outpatient pediatric clinics including several specialties previously unavailable in the region. A hospital designed by families for families, Nemours Children’s Hospital blends the healing power of nature with the latest in healthcare innovation to deliver world-class care to the children of Central Florida and beyond. In keeping with our goal of bringing Nemours care into the communities we serve, we also provide specialty outpatient care in several clinics located throughout the region.
The Perinatal Sonographer is responsible for working knowledge, operation and maintenance of all ultrasound related equipment, performance of ultrasound studies related to high risk obstetrical ultrasounds and recording these images in the standard formats for diagnosis by a physician. The Perinatal Sonographer must be ARDMS registered or registry eligible with completion of registry within one year of date of employment. The Perinatal Sonographer is responsible for participation in departmental and hospital programs for Quality Assurance and improvement, identifying opportunities to improve services, making recommendations and implementing actions as appropriate and consistent with the goals of Nemours.
Provides accurate room preparation and instructions to patient / family according to the procedure and physically prepares patient for examination which includes explaining the imaging procedure and answers pertinent procedural questions and provides patient education related to ultrasound procedure.
Responsible for patient identification, proper identification of all images, PACS interaction and documentation. Operates hospital computer system for patient data entry and retrieval/ order entry and completion of study.
Obtains, reviews, and integrates pertinent patient history and supporting clinical data to facilitate optimal diagnostic results.
Performs high quality and comprehensive diagnostic ultrasound imaging exams in accordance with established department guidelines and protocols under the supervision of the MFM Physician(s).
Prepares examination reports and effectively communicate clinical information and ultrasound technical findings to the interpreting physician.
Exercises discretion and judgment in the performance of the diagnostic exam.
Must have the ability to work well with others, acts as a team member. Ability to work independently and engage in critical thinking to improve the quality of care.
Maintains work habits consistent with hospital and department policies, reports unsafe conditions and incidents to the immediate supervisor and demonstrates safe work habits. Ensures proper function of equipment by proper usage and maintenance.
Good Communication skills are required. In addition to accepting feedback, asking questions and active communication with counterparts and all departments
Completion of approved Ultrasound Program required beyond high school.
Minimum of one (1) to three (3) years experience required.
Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) in Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN) required.
Strong MFM/OB/GYN Experience with High-Risk Pregnancy Knowledge.
Certification in Nuchal Translucency and Fetal Echo is preferred.
Florida State Radiation License required if ARRT certified.
BLS/CPR certification required.
Travel to satellite locations required.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is a pediatric health system of hospitals and specialty clinics serving children and families throughout the Delaware Valley and Florida. Our dedicated professionals integrate medical care, research, health education, and prevention to help improve the lives of children every day.