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Maternal Fetal Ultrasound Tech

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Description Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Commitment Incentive $15,000 - Paid Over 3 Years


Summary:
Responsible
for the independent operation of diagnostic medical equipment to expose complex
diagnostic conditions, and for performing and communicating results of
diagnostic examinations for a variety of ob/gyn scanning procedures
(fetal echo, fetal anomalies, high risk obstetrics).
Responsibilities:
1. Assists the radiologist in performing invasive diagnostic techniques specialized to maternal fetal ultrasound processes. Provides standardization and training to residents regarding these exams.
2. Consults with patient and evaluates any contra-indications, such as medications, insufficient patient preparation or the patient's inability, or unwillingness to tolerate the procedure.
3. Performs the ultrasound procedure under general or direct supervision, as defined by the procedure and/or physician. Performs essential maternal-fetal ultrasound examinations, such as; detailed anatomical evaluation, complete fetal echocardiogram, growth assessment, fetal wellbeing (to include biophysical profiles, maternal/fetal Doppler, amniotic fluid assessments), needle procedure guidance, examinations of maternal pelvic anatomy (including transvaginal cervical assessment) and advanced diagnostic 3D/4D techniques.
4. - Conducts ultrasonic diagnostic procedures and records anatomical, pathological and/or physiological data for interpretation by a physician.
5. Assists the supervising physician with invasive procedures as required. - Analyzes sonography findings throughout the course of the examination so that a comprehensive exam is completed and sufficient data is provided to the physician.
6. Recognizes situations or abnormalities that require the direct observation of the real-time scan by the radiologist.
7. Images structures while simultaneously obtaining Doppler signal and recording images and Doppler shift recordings along with patient information for interpretation by a radiologist.
8. Advises radiologist and/or referring OB provider of results of the examination and provides preliminary information regarding diagnostic evaluation of the maternal-fetal scans.

Other InformationOther information:
Education Requirements:
--- Completion of a twelve (12) month program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography / General Ultrasound or equivalent certificate program is required.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
--- Must be American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) Registered in OB and OB GYN and Fetal Echocardiography (FE).
--- Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification
Professional Experience Requirements:
--- Three (3) years of experience performing complex ob/gyn or vascular scans.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

Job DetailsLegal Employer: -STATEEntity: UNC Faculty Physicians
Organization Unit: UNC MFM at Vilcom Center -Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System. -

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , Maternal Fetal Ultrasound Tech, Other , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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