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Diagnostic Sonographer

Requisition #

47313BR

Physical Location

Buffalo, Minnesota

Posted Date

07-Aug-2018

Schedule Type

Casual

Dept. Name

Radiology

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, 13 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.

Buffalo Hospital, located on the western edge of the Twin Cities metro area in Buffalo, Minn., offers high quality, personal care in private rooms and provides many specialty services, including the Birth Center, Cardiac Center, Emergency Services, Sleep Center, Phillips Eye Institute, Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM and Virginia Piper Cancer Institute.


Responsibilities

Req ID: 47313
  • 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

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, registered in vascular physics is required within 6 months of hire, OB within one year of hire and all other pertinent areas required within 5 years of hire: Abdominal, Breast, vascular Physics I & II, Ultrasound Physics & instrumentation.
  • CPR

Work Schedule

Casual with call and holiday rotation

Location/Community Information

Located 35 minutes from Minneapolis or St. Cloud, the city of Buffalo lies at the intersection of two major highways and on two major recreational lakes, Buffalo Lake and Lake Pulaski. Quality education is very important to Buffalo residents, and it is one of the reasons many young parents are attracted to the Buffalo area. During the past 15 years, Buffalo has experienced enormous growth and development. This community offers both residents and guests a perfect mixture of modern conveniences and small town life. Although much has changed, Buffalo has retained its quaint feel and charm of the past

Buffalo:

  • Located 35 miles Northwest of Minneapolis
  • Population = 15,000
  • Service Area = 123,500

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 #

47313BR
Radiology