Senior Sonographer/Sonographer -Radiology ($5,000 Sign-on Incentive) - For Hires New to UI
University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa

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The Radiology Department intends to hire for one position at either the Sonographer classification (Pay Grade 5) or Senior Sonographer (Pay Grade 7), based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Please indicate in your cover letter the position you wish to be considered for or indicate both.

Selective candidates eligible for a sign-on bonus up to $5,000. Limited Time Incentive for Former Employees & New Hires.

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Radiology is seeking a Senior Sonographer under limited supervision; perform ultrasound procedures in multiple specialty areas, utilizing advanced technology/equipment, explain examination procedures to patients and monitor their well-being. Instruct students and staff on examination and equipment operations.

Duties Include:

  • Perform complex diagnostic ultrasonography procedures including imaging and Doppler.
  • Provide instruction to trainees, students and other medical staff on operation and safety precautions.
  • Consult with the interpreting physician regarding the ultrasound exam findings.
  • Document exam information as required by departmental standards
  • Evaluate images of ultrasound exams and determine if the exam is of diagnostic quality.
  • Assist with and provide ultrasound guidance for intraoperative and invasive procedures.
  • Provide information and instructions to patient, patient's family or others, regarding the nature of requested diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures.
  • Perform patient care techniques including skin preparation, I.V. placement, vital sign monitoring and recording, and basic life support; prepare and administer contrast material to patients.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students and the public.
  • Instruct and evaluate sonography students on the operation of diagnostic equipment.
  • Instruct medical residents on operation of diagnostic equipment.
  • Maintain quality control with the ultrasound section in accordance with accepted departmental standards.
  • Determine equipment malfunctions and contact repair service.
  • Perform equipment calibration and sterilization as prescribed by standard accepted methods of operation.
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States-is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives. ®

Percent of Time: 100%

Schedule: 8:00 - 4:30 Monday - Friday, includes rotating holidays, weekends, and on call responsibilities

The Department of Radiology will be filling this position at one of two levels. The Sonographer classification salary is 5, and the Senior Sonographer classification salary is 7. You must indicate in your cover letter the level of classification (Sonographer and/or Senior Sonographer) you wish to be considered for or indicate both. See required qualifications for additional information.

Benefits Highlights:
  • Regular salaried position, shift differential, and overtime pay options. Located in Iowa City, Iowa.
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans.
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Education Required

Requires completion of one of the following educational pathways: (Sonography and Senior Sonography)
  • Requires completion of one of the following educational pathways:
    • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited or equivalent program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography or Vascular Technology, or
    • Completion of a two-year or more accredited health science program (i.e. Radiologic Technology, Medical Technology, Nursing, etc.) plus completion of a twelve-month formal education program in Sonography, or
    • Completion of a bachelor's degree plus completion of a twelve-month formal education program in Sonography.
  • Requires registration by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers within nine (9) months following the start of employment. Requires registration in abdomen
  • A Bachelor's degree in Radiation Sciences or other Allied Health Sciences discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; a bachelor's degree in Radiation Sciences is highly desirable.\
  • Certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or other nationally recognized accreditation organizations for primary specialty.
  • Senior Sonography: Experience providing clinical education to students, sonographers, and residents.
  • Senior Sonography: Extensive (3-5 years) progressively responsible experience in diagnostic medical sonography or vascular sonography.
Experience Requirements
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Certification Requirements
  • Requires registration by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers within nine (9) months following the start of employment. Requires registration in abdomen, and OB/GYN.
Desirable Qualifications
  • Registered in two or more specialty areas is desired, with preference given to abdomen or OB/GYN registration.
Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload Cover Letter and Resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any conviction history and will be subject to a criminal background check and credential/education verification.

For additional questions or concerns, please reach out to Kara Witham at kara-witham@uiowa.edu

Additional Information
  • Classification Title: Senior Sonographer
  • Appointment Type: SEIU
  • Schedule: Full-time
Compensation
  • Pay Level: 7
Contact Information
  • Organization: Healthcare
  • Contact Name: Kara Witham
  • Contact Email: kara-witham@uiowa.edu


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