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Diagnostic Sonographer

Allina Health

Allina Health

Cambridge, MN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Number of Job Openings Available:

1

Date Posted:

February 06, 2024

Department:

41006106 Radiology Administration Support

Shift:

Day/Evening (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:

0

Union Contract:

Non-Union

Weekend Rotation:

Occasional

Job Summary:

Performs abdominal, small parts, OB/GYN, vascular imaging and provides sonography guidance for interventional procedures, in accordance with department policies and the American College of Radiology (ACR). Uses independent judgment, and has thorough understanding of equipment and positioning to provide optimum service to patients and providers.

Key Position Details:

  • Casual
  • Day/ Evening
  • 8 hours per day
  • Occasional weekends
  • One major holiday per year

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Completes procedures in compliance with physician orders and department guidelines
    • Identifies patient with two identifiers.
    • Documents accurately all needed aspects of the procedure.
    • Observes and communicates with patient, responding to needs.
    • Maintains safe patient environment in procedure area.
  • Performs procedures with high degree of accuracy
    • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of all diagnostic equipment.
    • Maintains work knowledge and competence.
    • Gathers all relevant information to assist in interpretation of images.
    • Verifies all images has appropriately transferred to imaging storage and retrieval system.
  • Provides accurate clerical function
    • Uses Excellian (electronic medical record).
    • Understands the storage and retrieval system.
    • Ensures all documentation is complete post procedure.
  • Communicates with Supervisor and team
    • Reports problems, issues or ideas.
    • Provides assistance, ideas and information to support the work of others.
    • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

  • Associate's or Vocational degree Associate degree accredited School of Diagnostic Ultrasound required or
  • Vocational or Technical Training Graduate of accredited School of Radiologic Technology and 2 year School of Diagnostic Ultrasound required or
  • Vocational or Technical Training Graduate of accredited School of Radiologic Technology and ARDMS registered or registry eligible. required
  • 0 to 2 years Diagnostic Sonography experience required
  • Certified Ultrasound Technologist - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography required registered in abdomen, and/or OB/GYN, registry eligible upon hire or
  • Certified Ultrasound Technologist - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography required registry eligible, registered within 6 months of hire and
  • Registered Vascular Technologist - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography required registered RVT upon hire for AHG Clinic Locations or
  • Registered Vascular Technologist - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography required registry eligible, registered within 6 months for Hospital locations
  • BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required upon hire


Physical Demands
Medium Work*:
Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently