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Diagnostic Sonographer

Requisition #

49945BR

Physical Location

Apple Valley, Minnesota

Posted Date

21-Nov-2018

Dept. Name

United Imag. Ctr-Apple Valley

Hours Per Week

0

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

United Hospital, located in downtown St. Paul, Minn., is the largest hospital in the Twin Cities east metro area, providing innovative services and programs, such as the Nasseff Heart Center, United Heart; Vascular Clinic and Vascular Center; neuroscience care through the John Nasseff Neuroscience Institute for the treatment of brain aneurisms, Bentson Family Foundation Neurological Intensive Care Unit, Brain Tumor Center and the Nasseff Neuroscience Center; as well as psychiatry, womens health, surgical, rehabilitation and emergency services. With 2,949 employees, more than 1,000 physicians and 546 licensed beds, United Hospital provides a full range of health care services to 200,000 inpatients and outpatients each year.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 49945
  • Ultrasonography
  • Competently utilizes Ultrasound equipment to perform routine and specialized Ultrasound procedures
  • Demonstrates anatomy under investigation through proper patient positioning, technique, and transducer selection
  • Assists with interventional procedures as needed
  • Completes the exam, necessary changes, and charges before leaving radiology
  • Communication
  • Technical/Clerical
  • Professional/Education
  • Follows the established safety and health measures

Education

  • Graduate of a school of Diagnostic Medicine Sonography with an Associate Degree or ARRT with 2 years full-time cross-training experience

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • 6 months of at least .5 equivalency Ultrasound experience within the last year

Skills

  • Ultrasound is a science combining advanced technology and human compassion
  • This position requires a dependable personality with a mature and caring nature
  • Fast paced specialty requires quick thinking and excellent understanding of human anatomy
  • Must be competent handling sophisticated Ultrasound equipment, computer, image handling and patient monitoring equipment
  • Ability to cross into other Radiology areas to perform in a support capacity to ensure continued patient flow and quality customer service
  • Ability to communicate needs as to ensure continued patient flow and quality customer service

Licensure/Certifications

  • Required:ARDMS registered or registry eligible (should the candidate or employee be registry eligible they are required to become ARDMS registered within the first 2 years of hire; once registered, becoming registered in all pertinent areas is required within 5 years of hire: OB, Abdominal, Breast, vascular technology, vascular Physics I & II, Ultrasound Physics & instrumentation; employees that are already registered upon hire are expectedto complete those exams listed that are yet to be completed within 5 years of being hired)
  • CPR

Work Schedule

Casual Hours to cover the following patient schedule:
7a-7p - Monday - Friday
9a-2p - Saturday

Location/Community Information

Apple Valley is home to the Minnesota Zoo and Imax. The Mall of America is within 5 minutes. Our "Apple Core" Downtown has over 200 shops, 60 restaurants and hotels. You and your family are minutes from fun, dinner and shopping. The schools are top notch. Apple Valley is the 24th Best Place to Live, Money Magazine, July 2008.

Apple Valley:

  • Located 20 minutes south of downtown Minneapolis or St. Paul
  • Population = 45,500

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

49945BR
Radiology