Ultrasound Technologist (Sonographer)
Position Summary: Operates ultrasound equipment to produce diagnostic images, provides direct patient care.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Competent production of diagnostic images.
- Professional patient care and assessment.
- Post-processing of acquired images.
- Accurate recording of patient medical information.
- Equipment quality control and accreditation procedures.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
- Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
- Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.
- Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization’s goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
- Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
- Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Graduation from an accredited diagnostic imaging training program with at least an Associate’s Degree in radiologic sciences or technology. California State licensure in Radiography and Fluoroscopy. Graduation from an accredited sonography educational program. Current primary registration by ARRT and/or ARDMS, and in compliance with required CE units.
Graduation from an accredited sonography educational program and an academic degree. Current primary registration in sonography by ARRT or ARDMS, and in compliance with required CE units.
In addition, skills and understanding of ultrasound positioning and technical factor selection, ultrasound physics and sectional anatomy is required.
- Language Ability:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
- Math Ability:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
- Reasoning Ability:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
- Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software. High aptitude with computer systems, and the willingness and commitment to learn and use multiple advanced computer applications.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include need to adjust visual parameters, such as contrast and brightness (also called window and level). While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Salary: commensurate with experience.
Benefits: available when working 30 hours/per week or more.
Our benefits package includes medical/dental/vision coverage, PTO, paid holidays, and a pre-tax 401(k) plan.
Work Hours: negotiable, Mon-Fri 7-6pm
Radiology Medical Group of Santa Cruz County, Inc. has been providing high-quality, comprehensive diagnostic imaging services to Santa Cruz County since 1938. We have a diverse group of skilled, subspecialty, fellowship trained, board-certified radiologists.
Please send your resume and cover letter with desired salary requirement to firstname.lastname@example.org (put “Ultrasound Technologist” in the subject line) or mail to:
Human Resources Department
Radiology Medical Group of Santa Cruz County, Inc.
1661 Soquel Drive, Bldg. G
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
All inquiries will be kept confidential.