Nemours is seeking a part-time Senior Perinatal Sonographer to join our Nemours Children's Health team in Wilmington, DE.
To provide high quality ultrasounds for interpretation and diagnosis by a maternal fetal medicine physician and fetal cardiologist(s). To act as a mentor and resource for medical students, residents, fellows, and sonographers. Actively participate in strategic planning and Performance Improvement Projects
Essential Functions: Perform perinatal ultrasounds on patients. Act as a mentor for students, staff and fellows in fulfilling their roles within the Perinatal Department. How work is completed: A. Operate all equipment to perform diagnostic ultrasounds. Use correct parameters based on patient age and diagnosis. This may include but is not limited to 2D, 3D, Doppler, and color Dopplers. B. Demonstrates proficient skills in the following advanced forms of imaging:
1. 3D imaging and rendering 2. Fetal cardiac imaging.
C. Efficiently and effectively perform pre-work by searching for relevant information related to prior study, D. Communicate efficiently and effectively with ordering and/or interpreting physician - prior studies and as needed for outpatient studies to define study goals. E. Measure all M-mode, 2D, 3D, Doppler, and color Doppler flow patterns. Calculate measurements, formulas, and ratios. Enter calculations and measurements into patient report in AS software F. Analyze images and correctly annotate in PACS system. G. Act as a mentor and resource for students, sonographers and fellows in clinical situations.
Requirements: Associate's Degree ARDMS, Fetal Echo Certified, and NT certified required Three to five years experience
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.