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Sonographer

Location: Fort Collins, CO, United States
Category: Professional/Management
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 184935
Date Posted: Feb 12, 2024

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Description

At UCHealth, We Improve Lives. 

Sonographer (diagnostic and cardiovascular) opportunities at several UCHealth facilities:

· Northern Colorado facilities (Fort Collins, Loveland, Greeley, Steamboat Springs)

· Metro Denver facilities (Longmont, Broomfield, Highlands Ranch, Aurora)

· Southern Colorado: Colorado Springs, Monument, Woodland Park

Department: inpatient and urgent care settings 

FTE: full time, part time, and per diem opportunities 

Shift: varied

Pay: $36.19 - $54.28 / hour Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience 

Minimum Requirements

· Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited Ultrasound Technologist program or Diagnostic Medical Sonographer program.

· Required Licensure/Certification: Registered as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS), Vascular Technologist (RVT), or Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or certified in Sonography (S) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). State licensure if required by law.

· Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.

Picture yourself on a dynamic team improving lives in the following way(s):

  • Provides top of scope practice in direct patient care to provide various ultrasound procedures
  • Values a multidisciplinary team approach to achieve exceptional outcomes
  • Models proficiency through precepting those new to imaging and/or UCHealth
  • Welcomes new knowledge in a fast paced, innovative clinical environment
  • Contributes to solutions to secure safety and quality at the point of care

Sonographer:

· Reviews patient history, physician's orders and does scheduling. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation. When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice.

· Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate. Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters.

· Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary. Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results.

We improve lives. In big ways through learning, healing, and discovery. In small, personal ways through human connection. But in all ways, we improve lives. 

UCHealth invests in its Workforce. 

UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee’s contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years’ employment. 

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package: 

  • Full medical, dental and vision coverage 
  • Retirement plans to include pension plan and 403(b) matching 
  • Paid time off. Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in your bank 
  • Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options 
  • Tuition and continuing education reimbursement 
  • Wellness benefits 
  • Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance 
  • Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of tuition reimbursement each calendar year 

Loan Repayment: 

UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program! 

UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization. 

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