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The Diagnostic Specialist I – Maternal Fetal Medicine, performs basic Obstetric ultrasound examinations in accordance with AIUM (American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine) established protocols.
- Prepares ultrasound scanning rooms
- Performs basic sonograms based on AIUM guidelines
- Performs basic transvaginal sonograms
- Performs basic biophysical profiles for fetal assessment
- Performs basic umbilical artery Doppler studies
- Performs the following basic 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
- Effectively communicates differentials to perinatal physicians
- 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, proactive manager or ultrasound technician supervisor
- Graduate of an accredited ultrasound program with clinical and didactic education
- Demonstrates effective written and spoken communication skills
- Demonstrates appropriate social skills
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