University of Utah Ultrasonographer in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 10/11/2017
Requisition Number PRN07363N
Job Title Ultrasonographer
Working Title Ultrasonographer
Job Grade UGR
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Care Job Code? Yes
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Standard Hours per Week PRN; hours will vary each week
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Work Schedule Summary
On call position; hours will vary within normal business hours
Is this a work study job? No
VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 00932 - UT Ctr for Reproductive Med
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range
NOTE: May close at anytime.
The Utah Center for Reproductive Medicine (Department ofOBGYN) is looking for an Ultrasonographer to be part of our exceptional care team and help people fulfill their hopes of having families. This position is responsible for performing diagnostic ultrasound procedures, specifically limited follicular scans for reproductive endocrinology and infertility patients.
The ideal candidate will be familiar AIUM’s practice guidelines for ultrasonography in reproductive medicine and will be able to facilitate the efficient delivery of patient care, support the licensed staff & work under the direction of the nurses & physicians in rendering care to patients.
As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Sciences exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The Health Sciences Center seeks faculty and staff who are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission.
In conjunction with the care team this position:
1. Performs ultrasound exams
2. Ensures the appropriate exam is performed based on physicians’ orders and patient history
3. Enters patient demographics into database to provide tracking of images
4. Delineates anatomy, disease process or pathological conditions in the patient population that they are working with
5. May interpret ultrasound findings and tailors additional images based on the most likely diagnosis
6. Provides accurate and consistent patient education and explanation of exam
7. Keeps patient logs and billing updated
8. Ensures operation of equipment and coordinates equipment maintenance
9. Assists with training of residents, fellows and other personnel rotating through labs
10. May assist physician with invasive procedures
Graduation from an ultrasound technologist program. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required. Certification with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) is preferred. Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire.
*Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.
Preference will be given to candidates that have Certification with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).
Experience with limited follicular scan and familiarity with Ultrasonography in reproductive medicine and infertility populations is preferred.
Special Instructions Summary
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: email@example.com or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient care employees to be immunized according to CDC standards. All patient care employees must receive the following vaccinations:
•Hepatitis B for some jobs
Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient care employees to be immunized according toCDCstandards. All patient care employees must receive the following vaccinations:•MMR•Tdap•Varicella•2-step TB•Annual Influenza•Hepatitis B for some jobsLimited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.