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BREAST ULTRASONOGRAPHER

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 Job Title: BREAST ULTRASONOGRAPHER
 Company Name: Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System
 Employment Type: Full Time
 Location: SALINAS, CA, United States
 Department: Mammography Center
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Shift Hours/ Days: Days Variable Days
 Hours/Pay Period: 80
 Degree Required: ARDMS
 Job ID: BU1
 Date Posted: Mar 27, 2013
 Years Experience: 1
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  Complete Description

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

Works with minimal supervision under Mammography Supervisor and Manager.  Performs breast ultrasound.  Assists Radiologist with fine needle aspiration, cyst aspiration, ultrasound biopsy, and needle localization, in accordance with ACR, MQSA, The Joint Commission, and departmental policies. Able to perform and/or assist with Quality Assurance activities related to breast ultrasound.  Performs any combination of the primary duties depending on area of assignment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Completion of an ultrasound training program with ARDMS certification or registry eligible.  Current RDMS (BR) registry required.  Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider status as per American Heart Association standards required.  New hires or transfers have 6 month from job date to obtain RDMS (BR) certification.   At least one year of experience as a breast sonographer is required. Knowledge of ultrasound equipment. Requires the use of fine motor skills and precise hand/eye coordination.  Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with patients, public and co-workers.  Work requires ability to communicate effectively about complex matters with others who have varying levels of comprehension and knowledge (written and oral). Requires analytical abilities to determine priorities and judge information.   Ability to handle effectively with the stress of multiple priorities and patient anxieties.

Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System (SVMHS) does not discriminate in employment because of sex, race, color, age, religion, ancestry, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, physical or mental disability, national origin or political belief.