Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Posted on: September 25, 2022
Performs sonography in accordance with applicable scope and
standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of
Work Schedule: PRN Flex
- Reviews patient history, physician's orders and does
scheduling. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and
exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation. When
ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications
within scope of practice.
- Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to
changes in status as appropriate. Prepares equipment and supplies.
Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters.
- Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality
control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or
reports equipment malfunctions as necessary. Positions patient and
performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies
issues with the quality of imaging results.
- Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues,
including re-positioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters,
transmits and reports scan results. May work with Radiology
- Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills,
decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal
supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and
take appropriate action.
- Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited
Ultrasound Technologist program or Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
- Required Licensure/Certification: Registered as a Diagnostic
Medical Sonographer (RDMS), Vascular Technologist (RVT), or
Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) by the American Registry for
Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or registered as a
Technologist (RT) and certified in Sonography (S) by the American
Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). State licensure if
required by law. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.
- Minimum Experience: None Required.
- BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red
Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before
start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of
hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either
the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for
the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional
Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be
through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
The pay range for this position is: $36.19 - $54.28 / hour. Pay is
dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to
recognize employee's contributions to our success in quality,
experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with
bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October
completion of five years' employment.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this
package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement
plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance
with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing
education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits
such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees
and their family members have full access to our Employee
Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits
and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In
addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending
upon their need.
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every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the
extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest
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commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients
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Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent,
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individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is
ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is
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UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and
perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our
institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer,
UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on
valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in
any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be
discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed,
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or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity,
transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth
does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a
disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act
and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an
undue hardship on the organization.
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