A Diagnostic Medical Sonographer is a Diagnostic Ultrasound Professional that is qualified by professional credentialing and academic and clinical experience to provide diagnostic patient care services using ultrasound and related diagnostic procedures. The scope of practice of the Diagnostic Medical Sonographer includes those procedures, acts and processes permitted by law, for which the individual has received education and clinical experience, has demonstrated competency, and has completed the appropriate ARDMS certification which is the standard of practice in ultrasound.
: Must have physic and two active registries by American Registry Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in specialties as appropriate; Current compliance with Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements for specialty (ies) as appropriate; Ability to effectively operate sonography equipment; Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certifications; Basic computer literacy and applications for data entry, record maintenance. Ability to recognize life threatening conditions and implement basic life sustaining actions; Working hours while on-call may be inconvenient or unpleasant. Must be able to arrive at the hospital within 30 minutes of being paged while on call.
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