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Sonographer Maternal Fetal Medicine

Company: Pediatrix
Location: Grapevine
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:Maternal-Fetal Medicine of Texas, part of Pediatrix Medical Group, is a group of maternal-fetal specialists who provide care for women with high-risk pregnancies in the Fort Worth, Tarrant County Metroplex and surrounding areas as far north as Oklahoma; west to San Angelo and Abilene and south to Waco.Since 1995, Maternal-Fetal Medicine of Texas has provided high quality, specialized care to pregnant women by educating, counseling and managing complicated pregnancies to maximize maternal and fetal health. The care of a maternal-fetal medicine specialist can significantly contribute to the baby's health before and after birth."I enjoy working for Pediatrix because all the doctors and staff are great. We all come together for our common goal of providing excellent patient care. If you love a great working environment and working together as a team, Pediatrix is for you."Boyd Mathew, Sonographer, Pediatrix - Medical GroupResponsibilities:The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer provides diagnostic ultrasound tests for patients in the Maternal Fetal Medicine setting. The diagnostic medical Sonographer works independently and with other members of the healthcare team to provide comprehensive care to pregnant women.Escorts patient and family to and from examination room.Explains exam to patient and family prior to the commencement of the test to assure cooperation and optimum test results.Acquires anatomical, pathological, and/or physiological data for interpretation by a physician.Maintains patient charts and records, and records/processes sonographic data and other pertinent observations made during the procedure for presentation to the interpreting physician.Creates a preliminary report for physician review/signature.Reviews studies with physicians.Assists physician with procedures such as amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling.Codes appropriate for services performed.Maintains proper operation of the ultrasound equipment.Recognizes equipment malfunctions and takes appropriate corrective action.Maintains laundry for examination rooms.Responsible for maintaining adequate inventory of ultrasound supplies.Follows the accredited laboratory protocols for obtaining two-dimensional images, color flow, Doppler, and m-mode where applicable.Follows and complies with universal precautions and OSHA standards.Follows and complies with safety and security training.Rotates as needed to cover Sonographer absences.Performs related and other assigned duties as directed.Qualifications:Minimum six months experience as an ultrasound technician working in OB/GYN and/or MFM setting preferred.Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.Skilled in operating ultrasound equipment.Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.RequirementsHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience.Graduate of an accredited sonography program with a degree in ultrasonography or equivalent.ARDMS OB/GYN certified or eligibleFetal echo certification or eligible to obtain with 12 months of hire. Fetal echo experience preferred or will be provided. Participates in staff development, in-service workshops, and educational activities. Participates in professional development activities and meetings.Completion of a program containing OB/GYN ultrasonography.CPR certification required.Satisfactory completion of one of the following; at least two (2) years in Allied Health Educational Program and one (1) year on-the-job- training in ultrasonography, or completion of an approved ultrasonography educational program.Maintain or be eligible for certification as an American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS).Must provide evidence of continuing education credits to fulfill accreditation requirements.Benefits and Compensation:Benefits for Full Time employees and qualified dependents:Medical, Dental, Vision InsuranceProgyny Fertility BenefitsTeladoc Health and Second Opinion Services401(K) Thrift Program & Sharing Plan**Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) - 15% discount*Basic Employee; Spouse; Child Life InsuranceAccidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)Employee Optional Life and AD&DShort & Long Term DisabilityPre-Tax Health Savings Accounts (HSA)Employee and Dependent Flexible Spending Account (FSA)Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Parental Leave BenefitSick Pay BankEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Group Aflac PoliciesIdentity Theft ProtectionEmployee Charitable FundCare.comContinuing Education AssistanceVarious Discount Programs*Part Time Regular employee classifications also receive this benefit**Available to part-time regular and part-time casual employees aged 21 and overAbout Us:Pediatrix Medical Group is one of the nation's leading providers of highly specialized health care for women, babies and children. Since 1979, Pediatrix has grown from a single neonatology practice to a national, multispecialty medical group. Pediatrix-affiliated clinicians are committed to providing coordinated, compassionate and clinically excellent services to women, babies and children across the continuum of care, both in hospital settings and office-based practices. The group's high-quality, evidence-based care is bolstered by significant investments in research, education, quality-improvement and safety initiatives.Please Note: Fraudulent job postings/job scams are becoming increasingly common. All genuine Pediatrix job postings can be found through the Pediatrix Careers site: is an Equal Opportunity Employer:All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Keywords: Pediatrix, Grapevine , Sonographer Maternal Fetal Medicine, Healthcare , Grapevine, Texas

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