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Facility: Medical Building 3
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1500 W 22nd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Varied Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 35.00
Responsible for performing ultrasounds in a professional and diagnostic manner. Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify and record appropriate anatomical, pathological, and diagnostic images. Thoroughly understand the operation of the ultrasound machine and utilize new technologies. Performs a variety of ultrasound examinations. Establishes and maintains ethical working relationships and good rapport with patients and all organizational staff.
Maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times and is self-motivated to increase the level of understanding and knowledge of the sonography field. Displays empathy, compassion, and integrity.
Possesses an understanding of cross-sectional anatomy. Conducts self professionally at all times, even during moments of high stress.
Assists when necessary with the maintenance of accreditation requirements and processes. Understands age-related protocols for various testing. Coordinate work with physicians or other healthcare team members, including providing assistance during invasive procedures when applicable.
Supervises and train students and medical sonographers as needed. Reports and calls in-service requests on equipment when needed.
Additionally, based on the facility, some Sanford markets/facility sites may expand job responsibilities to include echocardiography.
Clinic hours 7 am - 5:30 pm. Outreach and some call hours.
We have several highly trained and dedicated diagnostic medical sonographers. Each of them is board certified or board eligible as Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographers. This means they have consistently demonstrated professional standards, as well as achieved a level of competency in technical procedures and patient care.
The Sanford Women’s Ultrasound Diagnostic Center has six state-of-the-art ultrasound rooms for routine and advanced prenatal diagnostic and interventional procedures. Procedures preformed include comprehensive looks at the fetal anatomy to detect the presence of structural anomalies of the brain, heart, kidneys, limbs and other organs.
We also test for fetal well-being with biophysical profile ultrasound, color imaging and doppler. 3D ultrasound is also available. For general gynecologic oncology and reproductive endocrinology, we also provide screening diagnostic and interventional ultrasound.
We are proud to be accredited by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM). This association is dedicated to promoting the safe and effective use of ultrasound. Accreditation means we have nationally accepted standards and consistently demonstrated excellence in patient care.
Graduate of an accredited school of Diagnostic Imaging, Allied Health Certificate/Diploma or a minimum of one year equivalent work experience is preferred.
Registration in at least one of the following areas of sonography is required: Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS), Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT), American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), or registry eligible. Registry preferred within two years after hiring.
For employees who provide outreach mobile services, maintenance of a valid driver’s 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.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .
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Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-35458