Provides a variety of diagnostic ultrasound procedures (invasive and non-invasive) interprets a variety of ultrasound examinations ranging from routine OB/GYN, vascular, abdomen and small body parts to intra-cavity and color Doppler and a variety of biopsies.
The sonographer independently performs diagnostic ultrasound exams (including but not limited to abdominal, small parts, OB/GYN, breast, abdominal duplex, musculoskeletal, CEUS, and pediatric sonography. The technologist will assist the radiologists with invasive procedures such as biopsies, injections, and aspirations. This employee must comply with departmental protocols under indirect supervision of the attending radiologist and departmental supervisor.
Job responsibilities include but aren't limited to: proper operation of and care for equipment, providing quality care to patients, and proper use of the electronic medical records and reporting systems. Involvement with peers in the scheduling and coordinating of the daily workload. Summarizing exam findings on a report worksheet and communicating the impression to the radiologist at the completion of each exam. Accuracy in the performance of exams and willingness to learn and perform all current and new procedures is required. Works closely with radiologists to not only perform exams but to assist in training of resident physicians, fellows, and students assigned to the area. Maintains CPR certification, CME credits, and active ARDMS certification.
● Completion of a twelve (12) month program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography or General Ultrasound.
● RDMS registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or registry eligible and become registered within one (1) year from date of hire. Must maintain registry status and continuing education requirements annually.
● Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification
Professional Experience Requirements:
● No prior experience required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Legal Employer: STATE
Entity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Ultrasound HBOH
Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
Work Schedule: Night Job – Sunday – Wednesday 7:30p – 6:00a
Location of Job: US:NC:Hillsborough
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
Salary Range: $27.89 - $34.86 per hour (minimum to midpoint)
Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity.
This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.