Sanford Health Diagnostic Medical Sonography Educator - School of Sonography in Fargo, North Dakota

Job Title: Diagnostic Medical Sonography Educator | School of Sonography | Fargo

City: Fargo

State: North Dakota


Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Responsible for developing curriculum and providing classroom and laboratory instruction of Diagnostic Medical Sonography and other related healthcare courses as required by educational facility for properly delivering the instructional requirements to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography students. Will be responsible for coordinating clinical site activities with all system affiliates. Extensive experience in using sophisticated imaging, Doppler, recording and associated equipment. Thorough knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, hemodynamic principles and imaging techniques. Aptitude and ability to deliver learned and textbook information to students in a classroom and laboratory setting. Must have good communication with student groups. Must enjoy students and teaching activities.


This position will fill the role of Echocardiography Clinical Coordinator. Responsibilities will include classroom and scanning lab instruction, curriculum development, clinical rotation scheduling and review, participation in career fairs, and selection of prospective students. Time worked will be split between classroom instruction and clinical instruction in the echocardiography department.


Performs echocardiography tests/procedures in accordance with the American Society of Echocardiography standards. Performs routine cardiac ultrasound procedures in the clinic and hospital. Trains and orientates sonography students. Thoroughly understands the operation of the ultrasound machine and utilizes new sonographic technologies. Interacts professionally and effectively with fellow health care professionals. Prepares patients for exams by explaining procedures, transferring patients to ultrasound table, applying gel, and positioning patients properly. Works in partnership with other healthcare professionals. Provide sonogram and oral or written summary of technical findings to interpreting physician for use in medical diagnosis. Adheres to safety and infection control policies established by Sanford. Adheres to established internal standards and procedures abstracted from HIPPA. Assists with accreditation tasks as required. Assists in the submission and/or maintenance of Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) accreditation when necessary. Supervise or train students and cardiac sonographers as needed.


Certification in Basic Life Support required. Must be registered with the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) and possess the appropriate credential(s) specific to one or more of the concentration(s) offered. Must be licensed through the ND MIRT Board of Examiners. Must have 3 years full time clinical experience and possess Associate's Degree. Bachelor's Degree is preferred. Must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of all policies, procedures, equipment, and protocols. Must have proficiency in lesson planning, public speaking, and have strong computer skills. Must demonstrate the knowledge and ability to utilize computers for accomplishing work tasks listed and for documenting patient care.

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City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Job Function: Clinical Care

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req22576