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Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS/ARRT) - Mountain Home AFB

Company: Matrix Providers
Location: Gooding
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Caring for America's military family. Matrix Providers serves government agencies with the commitment to improving performance in the government's contracted medical staffing system. Founded in 2010 by Dr. Bill Rivard, a retired Army Colonel, Matrix Providers has achieved an unprecedented 99.4% placement rate despite taking on some of the government's most challenging requirements. Trusted by the Department of Defense, we have consistently received high-quality management and customer service ratings since 2012. With corporate staff covering 4,961 miles and six time zones, we're never far away in time, place, or commitment. Matrix Providers is hiring a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS/ARRT) to join our team of talented professionals who provide healthcare services to our Military Service Members and their families at Mountain Home AFB, Mountain Home, ID. Employment Status: Full-time Compensation: This is an hourly position, paid bi-weekly Schedule: Monday - Friday between 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM. The employee will not exceed 40 hrs/per week. Benefits: Competitive financial package with a comprehensive insurance package including health, dental, vision, and life coverage. Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO) Paid Holidays 401(k) Plan Requirements: The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS/ARRT) must have and meet the following: Education and Degree: Certificate Graduate from an academic program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or a sonographer academic program accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). Certification: Certified by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Basic Life Support (BLS) Experience: One (1) year of full-time experience within the last two (2) years as a sonographer. Job Summary: Correlate the patient's clinical history with the requested examination to be performed and obtain the results from previous pertinent diagnostic tests to correlate with the ultrasound study. Consult with staff physicians from various specialties such as obstetrics, gynecology, cardiology, and surgery regarding the patient's pertinent past medical history, preliminary diagnosis, and condition, so it correlates with the ultrasound examination. Recognize normal anatomic variants. Also, recognize anatomic changes created by medical and surgical procedures. Document arrival, departure, and completed tests as required by MTF policy. Send the appropriate image series to the radiologist for reading according to MTF protocol. Perform system warm-ups, calibrations, and quality control tasks according to manufacturer and MTF policy. Recognize artifacts and equipment errors and notify designated Government personnel of outlying values. Explain the process to the patient and instruct and assist the patient in assuming the physical position for examination. Assist in the compiling and archiving of records for procedures performed Observe and report any symptoms that directly affect the patient's condition due to adverse reactions to contrast media and inform the radiologist of any condition requiring his/her attention. Recognize the need for and initiate emergency measures for critical respiratory or cardiac arrest situations. Identify abnormalities during testing and determine the need for additional scans of the affected area. Receive patients, explain procedures, and provide appropriate care. Correctly position the patient for the examination and make adjustments necessary for the required examination. Determine if any special patient preparation is required. Operate ultrasound scanners. Operated the linear, sector, and endovaginal probes and provided scanners' pulse and color Doppler capabilities. Receive and interpret requests or instructions for diagnostic ultrasound scans; perform assigned quality control checks of the ultrasound scanners. Perform a full range of ultrasonic diagnostic examinations including but not limited to: obstetrical sonography, including imaging of all fetal anatomy to obtain accurate dating and growth parameters and evaluate for fetal abnormalities and problems with the pregnancy; pelvic sonography, including imaging of all pelvic anatomy to attain accurate assessment of suspected pathology; and endovaginal sonography exams to obtain an accurate assessment of suspected pelvic pathology; abdominal sonography to include all significant organs and systems of the abdomen; small parts sonography to include scans of the breast, thyroid, and testicles; and limited vascular sonography to include carotid, aortic and lower extremity venous duplex scans. Performs complex sonographic scanning on all anatomical areas for in-utero, neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Assists radiologists and physicians in performing invasive diagnostic techniques such as biopsies, aspirations, and intraoperative localization of lesions or other similar procedures. Other duties that may not be listed in the general summary. Matrix Providers is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For our EEO Policy Statement, please see https://matrixproviders.com/accessibility-eeo-disclaimer. To learn more about our Benefits Packages, please see https://matrixproviders.com/benefits. Matrix Providers endeavors to make www.matrixproviders.com accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please get in touch with our Recruiting Hotline Number, 1-877-807-8277, TTY LINE, 385-722-8109. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. #INDAH

Keywords: Matrix Providers, Boise , Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS/ARRT) - Mountain Home AFB, Healthcare , Gooding, Idaho

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