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Sanford Health Lead Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - Dickinson West in Dickinson, North Dakota

Job Title: Lead Diagnostic Medical Sonographer | Dickinson West | Dickinson, ND

City: Dickinson

State: North Dakota


Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: Other


Provides guidance and work direction to ensure that daily responsibilities of staff sonographers are properly delegated. Provides leadership to ensure staff perform their job duties by adhering to protocols and practices in order to have consistency and safety in the delivery of care to patients. Provides professional, technical, and clinical expertise to staff. Demonstrates critical thinking, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills. Assists with the initiation and coordination of quality assurance and assits in the maintenance of current policies and procedures. Performs a variety of ultrasound examinations. Monitors ultrasound equipment and coordinates repairs when necessary. Establishes and maintains ethical working relationships and good rapport with all interrelating clinics, referral, or commercial agencies. Provides assistance and input on budgetary issues that relate to sonography and departmental needs. Performs direct patient care that ensures safe and compassionate care in an environment that is welcoming to patients and their families. Works in partnership with other healthcare professionals utilizing effective communication skills and a positive attitude, to facilitate optimum patient care. Adhere to safety and infection control policies established by Sanford Health. Plays a major role with acquiring and maintaining of accreditation when assisting with the processes and requirements. Precepts and orientates new employees. Supervises and train students and medical sonographers as needed.


Provides general ultrasound procedures in a clinic, hospital , and mobile settings when needed. Provides technical and professional leadership to ensure staf perform their job duties by adhering to protocols and practices in order to have consistency and safety in the delivery of care to patents. Provides technical and professional expertise to staff. Trains and orientates new employees, sonography, and radiography students as needed. Is responsible for maintaining ACR accreditation with support of the staff and the Supervisor. This includes performing or delegating the tasks involved to uphold accreditation. Helps maintain current policies and procedures along with initiating and coordinating quality assurance.. Monitors ultrasound equipment and coordinates repairs when necessary. Is knowledgeable with Radiology PACS and EPIC .Works in partner ship with other healthcare professionals. Works in close contact with the Supervisor to uphold patent care and work for the betterment of the patents and ultrasound lab. Performs scheduling and monitoring of the department as requested by Supervisor along with other duties as assigned. Adheres to safety and infection control policies established by Sanford.


Position is full-time, 80 hours per pay period. Monday-Friday 7:30am-5:00pm and 8:00am-5:00pm. Will work at both the East and West Dickinson Clinic locations.


Registration with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in the field of sonography is required. For employees who provide outreach mobile services, maintenance of a valid drivers license and good driving record is required. This may include passenger on flights and occasional overnight stays at assigned sites. Employees are held to the Sanford category driver's license policy and medical guidelines when applicable for job duties. If working in North Dakota and performing medical imaging or radiation therapy procedures, licensure through the North Dakota Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (MIRT) Board of Examiners is required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six weeks of employment and re-certification as necessary is required. Graduate of an accredited school of Diagnostic Imaging, Allied Health Certificate/Diploma or a minimum of three year equivalent work experience preferred. Previous leadership or supervisory experience in a healthcare setting preferred.

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City: Dickinson

State: North Dakota

Job Function: Allied Health

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req34589