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Perinatal Imaging Specialist

Req #:  186361
Facility:  Advocate Medical Group
Department:  Diagnostic Imaging
City:  Lincolnwood
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Medical Group is a physician-led medical group providing primary care, specialty services, medical imaging, outpatient services and community based medical practices throughout the Chicagoland and Bloomington/Normal.

ADVOCATE MEDICAL GROUP @ CHRIST -  Oak Lawn, IL

PERINATAL IMAGING SPECIALIST

Fulltime (40.00 Guaranteed Hours)

 

Advocate Aurora Health is the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the United States and a leading employer in the Midwest with more than 70,000 employees and the region’s largest employed medical staff and home health organization. A national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care, the system serves nearly 3 million patients annually in Illinois and Wisconsin across more than 500 sites of care. Advocate Aurora is engaged in hundreds of clinical trials and research studies, and is nationally recognized for its expertise in cardiology, neurosciences, oncology and pediatrics. The organization contributed $2 billion in charitable care and services to its communities in 2016.

Aurora Careers for Wisconsin jobs and Advocate Careers for Illinois jobs.

 

OUR PURPOSE: 

We Help People Live Well

OUR VALUES:

  • Excellence: We are a top performing health system in all that we do and continually find new and better ways to improve.
  • Compassion: We unselfishly care for others.
  • Respect: We treat people in a way that value their unique needs and preferences.

Position Requirements:
Graduate of AMA approved school of ultrasound.

Must be ARDMS OB/GYN certified.
3 - 5 years OB / MFM ultrasound experience
Good skills in OB/GYN.
Good skills in endovaginal scanning.
Good skills in OB/GYN color duplex scanning.
Good skills and knowledge of pathology in high risk OB/GYN imaging.
Registered in OB.
CPR certification.
Requires good judgment, needs, reliability, responsibility, independent thought and action.
Extreme flexibility in working hours.
Standing for long periods of time.
Perform emergency procedures as required.
Moving of equipment to bedside.
Additional Information:
Attend additional in~services to keep up with 30 hours accreditation.
Join professional societies.
Read journal for new and upcoming procedures.
Attend annual in~services on fire safety, infection control to meet department safety requirements.


If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

Purpose:
To perform the most current invasive and noninvasive high risk OB/GYN procedures using current state of the art ultrasound imaging equipment and work as a vital partner with the high risk perinatoligists in treating patients. In performing these studies and reviewing clinical information available, the sonographer makes an interpretation by their expertise in Perinatal imaging of a diagnosis and if additional testing or emergent intervention is required, the sonographer notifies the consulting physician. Imaging documentation and reporting also is the sole responsibility of the imaging specialist.

Accountabilities:
Performance of comprehensive non~invasive, invasive and vascular procedures to demonstrate (OB/GYN) anatomy under investigation.
Responsible for rotating OB/GYN resident education which includes hands on training of the resident to perform adequate OB/GYN exam.
Provides technical support for smooth and efficient operation of Ultrasound Department.
Responsible for staying abreast of the latest ultrasound developments.
Documentation of patient history and results of study.
Ensures a secure, safe patient and work environment by maintaining a continued awareness of safety hazard labels, pathology specimens, complete laboratory requisitions and deliveries to appropriate laboratory.

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.