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Fertility Centers of Illinois Fertility Centers of Illinois: Ultrasonographer, Floater (Chicagoland Area) in Chicago, Illinois

Your Miracle. Our Mission.

Fertility Centers of Illinois (FCI) is the fastest growing practice in the Chicago area dedicated to providing comprehensive fertility services. We are among the largest providers of fertility services in the United States.

Our growth has been the result of a supportive and personalized approach to fertility care.

We are currently hiring for a full-time, 35 hour per week, experienced Diagnostic Medical Sonographer.

This is a non-exempt (hourly paid), float position. The home clinic is located in River North; however, this position includes mandatory clinic coverage to any of our other Chicagoland clinic locations on an as needed basis and also includes a mandatory weekend rotation as needed.

Qualified by professional credentialing and academic and clinical experience to provide diagnostic patient care services using ultrasound. 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(s).

The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer is responsible for the independent operation of sonographic equipment, and for performing and communicating results of diagnostic sonographic examinations.

The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times, and is self-motivated to increase his or her level of understanding and knowledge of the field and new procedures as they evolve.

Essential Job Functions:

Clinical/technical

Specific Activities Include:

Perform all types of ultrasounds required at FCI, in accordance with established ultrasound standards, practice protocols, and policies.

Use cognitive sonographic skills to identify, record, and adapt procedures as appropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images.

Use independent judgment during the sonographic exam to accurately differentiate between normal and pathologic findings.

Analyze sonograms, synthesize sonographic information and medical history, and communicates findings to the physician and health care team in a timely manner.

Consistently and accurately complete documentation pertinent to the ultrasound examinations.

Complete encounter forms per standard FCI procedure..

Ensure proper operation of equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; reporting equipment failures/calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

Maintain related supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies

Assist with training of new ultrasound staff.

Cooperate with office administration by assisting with other related responsibilities as needed

Patient interaction

Specific Activities Include:

Assume responsibility for the safety and comfort of patients while they are in the sonographer's care.

Establish personal rapport with patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.

Gain patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of procedure; answering questions

Prepare patient for ultrasound by positioning patient; moving equipment into specified position; adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors, properly draping patient

Assist patient services to prioritize patient appointments, and handle emergency visits

Coordinate with other staff to assure appropriate patient care is provided.

Address problems of patient care as they arise and make decisions to appropriately resolve the problems.

Compliance

Specific Activities Include:

Maintain patient confidentiality by abiding by all aspects of HIPAA

Maintain employee and company confidentiality per Integramed and FCI policies.

Maintain a safe, secure, and healthy work environment by abiding by all aspects of OSHA

Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, and storage procedures.

Adhere to all other Practice standards, policies and procedures

Adheres to incident reporting policy and procedures

The Fertility Centers of Illinois offers:

  • An amazing opportunity for you to make a transformative difference in people’s lives!

  • Competitive salary.

  • Medical (Blue Cross/Blue Shield), dental, life, 401K, STD, LTD, life insurance and vision coverage for full time employees.

  • A very generous PTO policy and six (6) paid holidays.

  • Pre-tax commuter benefits.

  • Free Annual Wellness Screenings for all employees.

  • Flexible Spending Account.

  • Free Flu Shots.

For additional information on FCI, please visit our website at www.FCIonline.com.

Fertility Centers of Illinois participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a service that verifies authorization to work in the U.S through the U.S Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S Department of Social Security (SSA).

All offers of employment with Fertility Centers of Illinois are contingent upon the background check, drug screen and reference check process.

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