The Women’s Group of Northwestern is seeking an experienced, clinically trained, highly motivated, and patient-friendly Ultrasound Technician (Sonagrapher) to Perform diagnostic ultrasound examinations for subsequent evaluation and treatment by the physicians in the specialty of Obstetrics and Gynecology. All candidates must be registered (ARDMS) ultrasound technicians with a minimum of one year prior experience. Previous experience in OB/GYN ultrasound is a plus.
Duties and responsibilities include:
- Performing all ultrasound techniques and examinations for obstetrics and gynecology patients.
- Using cognitive sonographic skills to identify, record and adapt procedures as appropriate to anatomical, pathological information and images.
- Maintaining ultrasound results in tracking system.
- Analyzing sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information and medical history and communicates findings to the appropriate physician.
- Demonstrating sensitivity to patient comfort and privacy while they are in the sonographer’s care.
- Maintaining ultrasound equipment and work area, including supplies.
- Participating in continuing education to maintain knowledge of current trends in the field to enhance expertise.
- Ensuring delivery of quality services. Acts as an educational resource and is available for consultation to medical, nursing and administrative staff.
- Maintaining communication to ensure a smooth operation and continuity of care.
- Preparing daily accurate billing of all ultrasound procedures.
- Entering and retrieving data from EMR.
- Assisting with providing in-service education in techniques and proper use of equipment.
- Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
- High school diploma.
- Graduation from an ultrasonography school.
- Minimum of 2 years obstetrics/gynecological experience.
- ARDMS Registered
- Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.
- Express ideas and participate constructively in discussion. Listen to others. Offer suggestions to problems and take initiative in organizing new procedures to ensure smooth office flow.
- Communicate and interact effectively with MDs and coworkers.
- Must demonstrate good verbal and written skills to communicate clearly and tactfully with visitors, patients, and families.
- Light lifting is a routine part of the job.
- Occasional need to push a wheelchair.
- Standing, walking, and bending are required.
- Visual acuity and manual dexterity are required to record information accurately.
About the Women’s Group of Northwestern
The Women’s Group of Northwestern was founded in 1989 as the city’s first all-female medical practice specializing in obstetrics and gynecology. Since 1989, our services have centered around providing comprehensive medical care to women in a friendly and professional manner. To accomplish this, we maintain a state-of-the-art facility and provide the latest in medical innovation and technologies in a comfortable setting.
To meet your health care needs efficiently, we offer a broad range of services right in our office. These services include but are not limited to preconception counseling, OB/GYN ultrasounds, colposcopy, LEEP, hysteroscopic sterilizations, treatment of heavy periods with endometrial ablations and hereditary cancer risk reduction counseling.
The Women’s Group of Northwestern consists of ten physicians: Elena M. Kamel, Anita Levin, Linda S. Katz, Pamela A. Lui, Julie Ericson, Julie Levitt, Kamaljeet Murthy, Stephanie W. Lau, Jordan Sheran and Adrienne Adams. All are committed to providing you the most advanced medical care available.