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Dartmouth Health Ultrasonographer in Lebanon, New Hampshire

Overview

Sign-On/Retention incentives: up to $7500*

At Dartmouth-Hitchcock, our Sonographers practice with committed Radiology professionals, Obstetricians, Gynecologists and Urologists in one of the most technologically advanced settings in the country. The ideal candidate for this Ultrasonographer role will be asked to perform a variety of highly technical Ultrasound exams and procedures requiring advanced technical skills and understanding of complicated requests from specialized clinics.

Our Sonographers perform at the highest potential of their license, performing complex examinations such as high risk gynecological, obstetrics, infertility and general imaging on the newest GE & Philips ultrasound systems available.

We work in a team atmosphere to provide excellent patient care in a stimulating and collegial environment. Our management team is committed the excellence and ongoing professional development.

Candidates should be graduates of an A.M.A. approved allied health program and have certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support.

Successful completion of the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) certification is required. OB experience is preferred but we are willing to train the right candidate to further enhance imaging skills in High Risk Obstetrics.

This is a full-time, 40-hour/week, benefitted position.We are offering at $7500 sign-on/retention bonus for this position. *External hires only and certain conditions apply.

Please include a resume and cover letter for this position in addition to the job application.

Responsibilities

  • Selects equipment and imaging modalities, position and prep, to facilitate optimum diagnostic studies.

  • Operates ultrasonography equipment to perform examination. Evaluates accuracy and quality of scan results. Reviews patient record for prior findings/test results to aid in determining exam completeness.

  • Selects and record preliminary study results. Prepares preliminary reports using department-specific structured reporting system.

  • Takes measurements and labels them.

  • Gathers and communicates ultrasound findings to the physician for interpretation.

  • Consults with Radiologist about unusual scans and need for re-scanning.

  • Performs transducer decontamination and maintains log entries, reporting any discrepancies to the Education Coordinator.

  • Performs duties associated with interventional (biopsy) procedures.

  • Modifies billing fields to reflect the exam being performed.

  • Instructs and oversees students, residents, and physician staff in unit’s operations.

  • Maintains Ultrasonography equipment. Recognizes malfunctions and/or need for servicing. Ensures quality control procedures are maintained and maintains orderliness of ultrasound laboratory.

  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of accredited program for Diagnostic Medical Sonography and registry eligible required.

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience performing a wide range of general and specialty ultrasound exams preferred.

  • Experience in high-risk OB, advanced abdominal imaging, complex infertility, and guided biopsies preferred.

  • Possesses a broad knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy, pathology and/or physiological data.

  • Competent in Ultrasound reporting systems.

Required Licensure/Certifications

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate required.

  • Licensed by the Board of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy in the state of New Hampshire.

  • Must maintain active certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in specialty areas.

  • Required to obtain Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) prior to employment; and Abdomen (AB) specialty required within 1 year of employment.

Don't meet every single requirement?

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Clinics, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

  • Remote:Fully Remote;

  • Area of Interest:Allied Health;

  • FTE/Hours per pay period:1.00 - 1.00 - 40 hrs/week;

  • Shift:Day;

  • Job ID:21328;

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinics comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. We do not exclude or treat people differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

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