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Roper St. Francis Healthcare Perinatal Sonographer in Charleston, South Carolina

Job Summary:

The Perinatal Sonographer is responsible for performing advanced level obstetrical and gynecological diagnostic ultrasound procedures under general physician supervision.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Graduate of high school or GED equivalency examination required. Graduation from an accredited school of Diagnostic Medical Sonography required.

Experience: At least one-year experience in OB/GYN high risk diagnostic ultrasound. 1 year experience in Fetal Echocardiography strongly preferred.

Licensure/Certification: Registered with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology (RDMS OB/GYN). Nuchal Translucency (NT) certification required or must be obtained within six (6) months from date of hire. Current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider Card required.

Primary Source Verification: http://www.ardms.org/registrant_resources/id_cards_status_verification1/

Knowledge/Skills: Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as knowledge of ultrasound physics and cross sectional anatomy. Must have demonstrated ability to perform and teach Ultrasound exams to produce satisfactory diagnostic images for interpretation. Knowledge of OSHA, DHEC, FDA and TJC standards and regulations. Responsible for safe operation of Ultrasound equipment. Ability to operate standard office equipment.

Other: Requires a mature individual who projects a professional and business-like appearance. Must maintain strict confidentiality of work related information.

Contacts: Frequent personal contact with patients, staff, physicians, student Technologists.

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