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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Seasoned, enthusiastic Diagnostic Medical Sonographer with 14 years of experience and superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities, bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin a new challenge with a successful team.

Skills
  • Staff training
  • Quality control
  • Patient safety and well-being
  • Health education
  • Inventory management
  • Customer service
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Communications

Program Experience: PACS, EPIC, Cornerstone

Medical Exam experience:

Vascular: lower extremity vein and arterial studies, abdominal doppler, carotid doppler, renal stenosis

Small parts: thyroid, scrotal, breast

General exams: abdomen, renal, superficial masses

Gynecological: trans abdominal, trans vaginal, 1st trimester obstetric

Interventional procedures: breast biopsies, cyst aspirations, abscess drainages, thyroid biopsies, paracentesis and thoracentesis

Experience
09/2013 to Current
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Dekalb Health Columbia City, IN,
  • Interviewed patients to gather information on wide range of illnesses and diagnoses.
  • Captured and developed images following physicians' orders allowing proper diagnosis and treatment.
  • Maintained inventory and supply levels of medical items, checking inventory stock and reordering items running low.
  • Maintained highest levels of quality, safety and patient confidentiality by following hospital and regulatory guidelines when collecting patient information and conducting imaging procedures.
  • Reduced patients' anxiety and enhanced cooperation by educating on procedure details, instructions and expectations.
  • Helped patients feel at ease and monitored behaviors throughout examinations to maintain safety and comfort.
  • Used ultrasound equipment to produce and record images of internal structures, blood movements, bodily masses and target concerns such as fluid accumulations.
  • Made independent decisions about appropriate length and scope of examinations based on physician directives and findings during scans.
  • Applied sonographic expertise to support clinicians and surgeons during simple and complex procedures such as breast biopsies, cyst aspirations, and pre surgical localizations.
  • Adjusted patient positions to obtain best sites and angles to obtain necessary information from each scan.
  • Worked with Phillips IU22 equipment, selecting appropriate settings and documenting all findings.
  • Obtained written consent from patients to perform procedures and upheld HIPAA, legal and facility standards in all actions.
  • Provided oral, written and evidentiary summaries of scans to help physicians make accurate medical diagnoses.
  • Set up procedure trays while maintaining sterile protocol.
  • Trained newly hired sonographers
08/2008 to 08/2013
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Dekalb Health Lagrange, IN,
  • Reduced patients' anxiety and enhanced cooperation by educating on procedure details, instructions and expectations.
  • Maintained inventory and supply levels of medical items, checking inventory stock and reordering items running low.
  • Maintained highest levels of quality, safety and patient confidentiality by following hospital and regulatory guidelines when collecting patient information and conducting imaging procedures.
  • Captured and developed images following physicians' orders allowing proper diagnosis and treatment.
  • Worked with Toshiba and Suros equipment, selecting appropriate settings and documenting all findings.
  • Made independent decisions about appropriate length and scope of examinations based on physician directives and findings during scans.
  • Helped patients feel at ease and monitored behaviors throughout examinations to maintain safety and comfort.
  • Adjusted patient positions to obtain best sites and angles to obtain necessary information from each scan.
  • Obtained written consent from patients to perform procedures and upheld HIPAA, legal and facility standards in all actions.
  • Used ultrasound equipment to produce and record images of internal structures, blood movements, bodily masses and target concerns such as fluid accumulations.
  • Provided oral, written and evidentiary summaries of scans to help physicians make accurate medical diagnoses.
  • Applied sonographic expertise to support clinicians during simple and complex procedures such as breast and thyroid biopsies.
  • Set up procedure trays while maintaining sterile protocol.
  • Trained newly hired sonographers.
08/2006 to 08/2008
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Dekalb Health Warsaw, IN,
  • Reduced patients' anxiety and enhanced cooperation by educating on procedure details, instructions and expectations.
  • Operated mobile imaging equipment to capture medical information at patients' bedsides, operating and emergency rooms.
  • Captured and developed images following physicians' orders allowing proper diagnosis and treatment.
  • Reviewed diagnostic images' quality and filed diagnostic images in appropriate patient records.
  • Maintained highest levels of quality, safety and patient confidentiality by following hospital and regulatory guidelines when collecting patient information and conducting imaging procedures.
  • Applied sonographic expertise to support clinicians and surgeons during simple and complex procedures such as breast and thyroid biopsies, paracentesis and thoracentesis.
  • Adjusted patient positions to obtain best sites and angles to obtain necessary information from each scan.
  • Provided oral, written and evidentiary summaries of scans to help physicians make accurate medical diagnoses.
  • Obtained written consent from patients to perform procedures and upheld HIPAA, legal and facility standards in all actions.
  • Used ultrasound equipment to produce and record images of internal structures, blood movements, bodily masses and target concerns such as fluid accumulations.
  • Met with pregnant patients and to carry out initial, 12-week, anatomy, growth and any other required type of scan on developing embryos and fetuses.
  • Worked with Phillips IU22 equipment, selecting appropriate settings and documenting all findings.
  • Helped patients feel at ease and monitored behaviors throughout examinations to maintain safety and comfort.
  • Set up procedure trays while maintaining sterile protocol.
  • Mentored student sonographers.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2006 to to
Associate of Science: Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Gateway Community College - New Haven, CT
GPA:
Certifications

ARDMS #126907 abdomen and breast registries

BLS American Heart Association for Healthcare Provider

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School Attended

  • Gateway Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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