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Cedars-Sinai Point of Care Ultrasound Coordinator - Diagnostic Imaging in Beverly Hills, California

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Tell me about the role:

The Point of Care Ultrasound Coordinator Specialist ensures high quality clinical services are provided in an expeditious and cost-effective manner, meeting the needs of patients, and referring clinicians by coordinating the Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) program. This role verifies that that all point of care ultrasound exams are properly documented in the electronic medical record and images are stored in the appropriate database/system. Reviews point of care ultrasound exams and provides training and feedback as needed. Resolves service delivery issues in a timely and professional manner.

Why Work Here?

Beyond an outstanding benefit package with health and dental insurance, vacation, and a 403(b) we take pride in hiring the best employees. Our accomplished staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our commitment to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Verifies that all POCUS exams are properly documented in the electronic medical record and images are stored in the appropriate system/database

  • Monitors and assesses imaging workflow. Performs observations of imaging staff and provides suggestions for improvement

  • Monitors and assesses imaging workflow. Performs observations of imaging staff and provides suggestions for improvement

  • Works collaboratively with departmental physicians and liaisons to resolve issues related to POCUS documentation and image capture

  • Reviews status of staff certifications, updates certification log, and performs competency checks to evaluate tech skills

  • Orients and trains staff/temp sonographers on equipment, systems, standard workflow, policies, and procedures

  • Performs diagnostic and guidance ultrasound exams utilizing approved procedures and protocols per standards of practice based on the department's accrediting agency and/or department guidelines for exam protocols. Adheres to department productivity standars

  • Previews images and monitors for accuracy. Prepares/sends preliminary reports to designated viewing systems. Performs QC procedures using established technical factors and image identification

  • Previews images and monitors for accuracy. Prepares/sends preliminary reports to designated viewing systems. Performs QC procedures using established technical factors and image identification

  • Coordinates service calls with vendors for routine maintenance and equipment service callsAssists with PACS quality assurance, provides feedback, corrects PACS errors as needed

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent – required

  • Bachelor of Science or related field preferred

Experience:

  • 5 years sonography experience in a clinical setting required

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification - required from the American Heart Association and/or the American Red Cross

  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer required

  • Registered Vascular Technologist preferred

  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer preferred

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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