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Lacey Wentz

Address: Victoria, TX
Telephone: (361)489-1378

Possess strong interpersonal and customer service skills that allow me to communicate with each individual on their
own level. Thrive for a fast-paced environment where my skills will be tested on a daily basis. Also, enjoy a working
environment where others will further my knowledge in the field of sonography.

Experience

DeTar Hospital


- August 2008 - August 2016

  • Perform Sonograms
  • Single Gestation
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Nuchal Translucency/Nasal Bone
  • Endovaginal
  • Breast
  • Abdominal
  • Thyroid
  • Scrotal
  • Doppler's Performed
  • Umbilical Cord Doppler
  • MCA Doppler
  • Abdominal/Renal Dopplers
  • Venous Doppler
  • Carotid Doppler
  • Procedures Performed
  • Amniocentesis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Paracentesis
  • Breast & Thyroid Biopsies
  • Vascular Access
  • Communicate with the Radiologist about the ultrasound
  • Assist the Radiologist with interventional procedures
  • Schedule needed follow-up Sonograms
  • Decide which images to include, looking for differences between healthy and pathological areas.
  • Observe screen during scan to ensure that image produced is satisfactory for diagnostic purposes, making adjustments to equipment as required.
  • Observe and care for patients throughout examinations to ensure their safety and comfort.
  • Provide sonogram and oral or written summary of technical findings to physician for use in medical diagnosis.
  • Operate ultrasound equipment to produce and record images of the motion, shape and composition of blood, organs, tissues and bodily masses such as fluid accumulations.
  • Select appropriate equipment settings and adjust patient positions to obtain the best sites and angles.
  • Determine whether scope of exam should be extended, based on findings.
  • Obtain and record accurate patient history, including prior test results and information from physical examinations.
  • Prepare patient for exam by explaining procedure, transferring them to ultrasound table, scrubbing skin and applying gel, and positioning them properly.
  • Record and store suitable images, using camera unit connected to the ultrasound equipment.
  • Coordinate work with physicians and other health care team members, including providing assistance during invasive procedures.
  • Maintain records that include patient information, sonographs and interpretations, files of correspondence, publications and regulations, or quality assurance records such as pathology, biopsy, or post-operative reports.
  • Perform legal and ethical duties including preparing safety and accident reports, obtaining written consent from patient to perform invasive procedures, and reporting symptoms of abuse and neglect.
  • Supervise and train students and other medical sonographers.
  • Maintain stock and supplies, preparing supplies for special examinations and ordering supplies when necessary.
  • Clean, check and maintain sonographic equipment, submitting maintenance requests or performing minor repairs as necessary.
  • Perform clerical duties such as scheduling exams and special procedures, keeping records and archiving computerized images.
  • Perform medical procedures such as administering oxygen, inserting and removing airways, taking vital signs, and giving emergency treatment, such as first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

B&B Imaging


- February 2008 - August 2008

  • Perform Sonograms
  • Single Gestation
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Nuchal Translucency/Nasal Bone
  • Pelvic/Endovaginal
  • Doppler's Performed
  • Umbilical Cord Doppler
  • MCA Doppler
  • Communicate with the attending physician about sonogram findings
  • Schedule needed follow-up Sonograms
  • Decide which images to include, looking for differences between healthy and pathological areas.
  • Observe screen during scan to ensure that image produced is satisfactory for diagnostic purposes, making adjustments to equipment as required.
  • Observe and care for patients throughout examinations to ensure their safety and comfort.
  • Provide sonogram and oral or written summary of technical findings to physician for use in medical diagnosis.

Texas Perinatal Group


- September 2004 - February 2008

  • Maternal Fetal Medicine office
  • Perform Level II Sonograms
  • Single Gestation
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Fetal Echocardiogram
  • Nuchal Translucency
  • Endovaginal
  • Procedures Performed
  • Amniocentesis
  • Amnio-reduction
  • Doppler's Performed
  • Umbilical Cord Doppler
  • Ductal Venosus
  • MCA Doppler
  • Gather information and prepare charts
  • Work with a team to optimize patient care
  • Aid the doctor in diagnosis
  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Schedule and Create Templates for the Schedule

San Antonio Diagnostic Imaging


- January 2004 - September 2004

  • Perform Sonograms
  • Single Gestation
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Abdomen
  • Pelvic
  • Small parts
  • Lower extremity venous
  • Procedures Performed
  • Breast and Thyroid Biopsies
  • Prepare information from previous studies, to aid the Radiologist
Education

Virginia College at Austin

  • Associates of Applied Science - Diagnostic Medical Sonography