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Job ID: 1129
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job
Become part of an inclusive organization with over 30,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.
Provides a variety of diagnostic ultrasound procedures (invasive and non-invasive) interprets a variety of ultrasound examinations ranging from routine OB/GYN, vascular, abdomen and small body parts to intra-cavity and color Doppler and a variety of biopsies.
Work hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm (Hours and days are subject to change based on departmental needs)
The sonographer independently performs diagnostic ultrasound exams (including but not limited to abdominal, small parts, OB/GYN, breast, abdominal duplex, musculoskeletal, CEUS, and pediatric sonography. The technologist will assist the radiologists with invasive procedures such as biopsies, injections, and aspirations. This employee must comply with departmental protocols under indirect supervision of the attending radiologist and departmental supervisor.
Job responsibilities include but aren't limited to: proper operation of and care for equipment, providing quality care to patients, and proper use of the electronic medical records and reporting systems. Involvement with peers in the scheduling and coordinating of the daily workload. Summarizing exam findings on a report worksheet and communicating the impression to the radiologist at the completion of each exam. Accuracy in the performance of exams and willingness to learn and perform all current and new procedures is required. Works closely with radiologists to not only perform exams but to assist in training of resident physicians, fellows, and students assigned to the area. Maintains CPR certification, CME credits, and active ARDMS certification.
This position has rotations to the Medical Center and various outpatient center locations. All positions within this department will require off-shift coverage during vacations or emergency situations.
● Completion of a twelve (12) month program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography or General Ultrasound.
● RDMS registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or registry eligible and become registered within one (1) year from date of hire. Must maintain registry status and continuing education requirements annually.
● Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification
Professional Experience Requirements:
● No prior experience required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Entity: UNC Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
Work Schedule: Day Job
Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Not Applicable
The UNC Health System and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.
UNC Health is an equal opportunity employer. As such, UNC Health offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or political affiliation.