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Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, Sisseton, South Dakota (#14559)

Cherokee Nation Operational Solutions (CNOS) provides a complete line of medical equipment and supplies along with innovative office products and services to businesses and health care facilities throughout North America. Wholly owned by Cherokee Nation, Cherokee Nation Operational Solutions is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses’ family of companies.

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We are seeking a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer to provide onsite various diagnostic ultrasound exams for the Indian Health Service at Woodrow Wilson Keeble Memorial Health Care Center (WWKMHCC) Perform a variety of routine exams including echocardiography, and must be registered in abdomen, OB, and vascular ultrasound.

Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform a variety of routine ultrasound examinations, including vascular, abdominal, OB/GYN, and echocardiography.
  • Provide an estimated total of 1,080 mobile diagnostic ultrasound exams per year on patients, as requested by providers at WWKMHCC for the term of this contract.
  • Provide assurance that the ultrasound services provided, meet the rules and regulations outlined by JCAHO (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations), CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services), HCFA (Health Care Financing Administration), and AAAHC (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care) standards set forth by the Indian Health Service.
  • Document compliance with personnel, orientation, obtaining and preserving records, equipment, safety, and quality assurance standards according to JCAHO, CMS, HCFA, AAAHC, the American College of Radiology, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, and the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
  • Work in conjunction with interpreting physicians and the radiology department and shall follow the facility procedures for corrective action when images obtained, are of poor quality.
  • Generate and maintain proper medical record information on beneficiaries to whom exams are provided in accordance with Indian Health Service regulations. The Contractor shall prepare all medical record documentation to meet or exceed the established standards of the IHS facility to include but not be limited to: timeliness, legibility, accuracy, content, and signature. All medical record information generated in the performance of this contract will remain the property of, and subject to, the exclusive control of the Indian Health Service. In-service on proper form completion will be given to the Contractor prior to providing services.
  • In the event the ultrasound equipment is unable to send DICOM study information to our facilities PACS, provide a CD/DVD copy of all study information for department staff prior to leaving the facility.
  • Shall perform all mobile, diagnostic ultrasound exams of IHS patients at the IHS facility except in certain instances when patients are referred to private facilities for performance of special diagnostic procedures or definitive care not offered in the IHS facility. All referrals to private facilities or providers for specialized diagnostic studies or definite care not offered at the IHS facility shall follow Indian Health Service regulations and policies on patient referrals.
  • Comply with all IHS facility infection control and safety procedures, practices, and standards.
  • Shall respect and maintain the basic rights of patients, to include but not be limited to, personal dignity.
  • Shall coordinate a weekly schedule with the Project Officer/COTR (Contracting Officer's Technical Representative) at the WWKMHCC.

Supervisory/Management Authority

  • No supervisory/management authority.

Education and/or Experience

  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ROMS or equivalent) to perform a variety of routine ultrasound examinations, including vascular, abdominal, OB/GYN, and echocardiography.
  • Must have four (4) years’ experience
  • Must meet the same privileging requirements as a permanent IHS radiology technologist before being allowed to provide services in an IHS facility.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must not have any work or health restrictions which interfere with the performance of services.
  • Must speak, understand, read, and write English fluently and communicate with sufficient clarity to be understood by WWKMHCC personnel and patients.
  • Must possess the skill, knowledge, and sufficient initiative, interpersonal relationship skills, and social sensitivity all with full consideration of the mental, emotional, physical, and cultural factors, such that he/she can relate constructively to patients from Native American communities.
  • Must maintain standards of personal hygiene and grooming such that his/her image is compatible with the expectations of the WWKMHCC clinical staff and the Indian community.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a favorable National Agency Check (NAC).
  • Must be a US citizen.

Work Environment

  • This position is primarily performed in a climate controlled office setting/clinical setting. 

With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

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