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Ultrasound / NIV Sonographer Supervisor
Full Time, Days - Mon-Fri, 8-hour shifts, holiday & call rotation based on department needs.
Sellersville, PA 18960

Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.

Responsibilities

The Ultrasound / NIV Sonographer Supervisor oversees all Ultrasonography Imaging areas on each shift as the responsible authority for patient care of neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations. Assumes responsibility for overseeing a comprehensive spectrum of excellent Ultrasonography services, including overseeing general and vascular Sonography procedures and troubleshooting any related issues. Monitors activities relative to delivery of patient care and management/operations. Adheres to the policies and procedures of Grand View Hospital. Performs all aspects of General and Vascular sonography.

The Ultrasound Sonographer performs imaging utilizing the appropriate equipment for the purpose of diagnosis and treatment planning for patient care. The Ultrasound Sonographer demonstrates competency in all skills necessary to care for all types of patients. The Ultrasound Sonographer performs all types of ultrasound procedures involving emergency room patients, surgical patients, inpatients and outpatients.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Makes independent ultrasonography and administrative judgments relative to patient care and management in order to provide continuity in the delivery of hospital services.
  • Collaborates with department directors to provide input for annual capital and personnel budgets.
  • Attends meetings and serves as a committee member to establish goals and develop policies/procedures in order to provide current trends and practice for the department.
  • Assumes special assignments as requested by the Director.
  • Coordinates and supervises daily department activities, including personnel, patient care, budget and regulatory compliance
  • Provides ongoing assessment and guidance to employees in order to meet individual needs (e.g., personal/professional conflicts, skill-enhancement needs, etc.).
  • Participates in all aspects of ultrasound staffing: interviews, hires, and performance evaluations.
  • Encourages professional and personal growth for the ultrasound department personnel and students through cooperation with clinical educators in order to meet educational needs.
  • Protects the clinical boundaries by assuring compliance with all pertinent local, state and federal guidelines that monitor safety and healthcare standards.
  • Participates in hospital and unit quality-management projects in order to assist with development and monitoring of standards and unit activities. Performs and/or oversees quality control and manages radiation badges.
  • Complies with all clinical procedures and regulations and ensures that team members do the same.
  • Adheres to all appropriate standards of operation and patient care standards, identifies issues in the system and works to improve these and offers insight to annual strategic plans.
  • Contributes to the annual budget review.
  • Provides care to patients. Provides technical assistance and monitoring in regards to medical imaging including offering guidance as to technique and advice as to general machine operations.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Vocational diploma from an ultrasound program required.
  • Or Associate's degree from an ultrasound program and over 1 to 3 years of experience with body imaging/vascular imaging/breast imaging preferred.



SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrates analytical skills.
  • Demonstrates problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpretatio of complex statistical data.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to lead/manage others.
  • Effective leadership skills.
  • Instills committment to organizational goals.
  • Demonstrates ability to initiate, accept and adapt to change.
  • Ability to make and implement decisions.
  • Quickly troubleshoots and resolves problems.
  • Posseses strong technical aptitude.
  • Competency in the use of of a variety of computer hardware and software systems.



LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Medical Sonographer – ARDMS-certified upon hire required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire required.
  • RVT-certified within 1 year.
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