Mount Sinai Careers
DIAGNOSTIC SPECIALIST II - MATERNAL FETAL MEDICINE
Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
Roles & Responsibilities:
The Diagnostic Specialist II - MFM performs basic
and moderately complex Obstetric ultrasound examinations in accordance with
AIUM (American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine) established protocols.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Prepares ultrasound scanning rooms
- Performs moderately complex sonograms based on AIUM guidelines
- Performs moderately complex transvaginal sonograms
- Performs moderately complex biophysical profiles for fetal assessment
- Performs moderately complex umbilical artery Doppler studies
- Performs the following moderately complex procedures: Chorionic Villus Sampling, Amniocentesis, MPR (Multiple Pregnancy Reduction) and PUBS
- Applies knowledge of anatomy, physiology, positioning and imaging techniques to optimize the quality of ultrasound images. Utilizes advanced experience to assist other sonographers in highly complex imaging procedures
- Effectively communicates differentials to perinatal physicians
- Assists in the training of less experienced Sonographers and acts as a resource for advanced sonography knowledge
- Participates in the performance and documentation of quality control, quality assurance and improvement activities. Evaluates procedure results for technical quality and accuracy; maintains appropriate logs, files, and records
- Prepares instruments for sterile/disinfection JCAHO criteria
- Maintains equipment to assure conformance with specific operational standards. Maintains equipment in working order, performs routine cleaning and preventive maintenance, reports any equipment malfunction to supervisor
- Maintains cleanliness of work area and equipment to comply with established infection control and departmental protocols. Operates and cares for testing equipment
- Provides patient education related to ultrasound studies
- Generates accurate computerized ultrasound reports
- Communicates effectively and compassionately with patients, family members and other employees
- Any other assignments or projects assigned by
perinatal physicians, practice manager or ultrasound technician supervisor
- Graduate of an accredited ultrasound program with clinical and didactic education
- 2 (two) years of ultrasound experience preferred, however if certified by ARDMS, may have fewer years of experience
- Demonstrates effective written and spoken communication skills
- Demonstrates appropriate social skills
- Demonstrates ability to follow direction
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care.
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Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.