Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Ultrasonographer for the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology for the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
This position performs specialized obstetrical and gynecological sonographic examinations for a high-risk population. Exams are performed in the Antenatal Testing Unit at the Clinical Academic Building, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital's Labor and Delivery and Antepartum Floors, and at contracted hospital sites. This position will staff contracted clinical outreach sites and the Antenatal Testing Unit at RWJUH in New Brunswick.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Conducts detailed obstetrical sonographic evaluations at all stages of gestation. This includes biometry to establish dates/assess growth, and detailed anatomic surveys of the fetus, uterus, and adnexa.
Performs gynecological sonograms including follicular monitoring, measurements of the uterus and ovaries, and evaluation of pelvic masses.
Performs biophysical profiles and Doppler flow studies.
Provides ultrasound guidance in invasive procedures including but not limited to amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling, percutaneous umbilical blood sampling, and intrauterine blood transfusions. Observes sterile technique when assisting in invasive procedures.
Performs finger stick procedure to draw blood for first trimester screening.
Participates in the training of OB-GYN fellows, residents, medical students and ultrasound students.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Graduate from accredited ultrasound school.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must have at least a minimum of 600 clinical externship hours.
Obtains ARDMS registration in Physics and OB/GYN within one (1) year from date of hire.
Obtains CME credits as required to maintain Active Registry status.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be able to push an ultrasound machine to various locations within the Children's Hospital and RWJUH. Standing, walking, sitting, talking and hearing. Ability to lift or exert up to 25 lbs.
Posting Number: 18ST3315
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 77139
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