Sonographer - OB/GYN in Washington, DC at The GW Medical Faculty Associates.

Date Posted: 4/28/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    2150 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
    Washington, DC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/28/2021

Job Description

Position Summary

Perform high quality obstetric and gynecologic ultrasound examinations and procedures.  Become well trained in the use and daily maintenance of the ultrasound imaging and recording system used in the department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • For gynecologic ultrasound examinations and procedures: Sets up ultrasound and procedure equipment; positions patient appropriately; operates ultrasound with or without physician guidance when appropriate (including but not limited to SIS)
  • For obstetric ultrasound examinations and procedures: Sets up ultrasound and procedure equipment; positions patient appropriately; operates ultrasound with or without physician guidance when appropriate (including but not limited to, amniotic fluid assessment, fetal viability, limited – detailed – and complete obstetric ultrasound, biometry and fetal wellbeing assessments, fetal Doppler studies, fetal echocardiograms, CVS, amniocentesis, first trimester screening). Processes and labels sample for laboratory submission.
  • Generates reports on examinations and procedures and insures that they are sent to the referring physician.
  • Submits billing for patients with appropriate codes for diagnoses and procedures.
  • Demonstrates techniques and procedures to students and residents as assigned through the Department of OB/GYN.
  • Performs decontamination on equipment.

Requirements 

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Bachelor of Science degree or Health-Related degree desirable
  • Certification with Fetal Medicine Foundation (FMF) to perform first trimester nuchal translucency for risk assessment within one year of hire. 

  • Maintenance of required CME credits for registration with ARDMS is necessary.

Experience

  • Active certification by American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) in OB/GYN.
  • Minimum of two years of experience as an ultrasound technologist is necessary
  • Maternal fetal medicine experience preferred.