Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) offers employment opportunities in a variety of settings, including our downtown Minneapolis hospital and clinics, and neighborhood clinics throughout the metro area. We are committed to creating a culturally competent and inclusive work and care environment for patients, families, and staff, and we encourage interested applicants with bilingual and bicultural skills to apply for positions at HCMC.
This is an on-call and "as needed" Ultrasound Technician position.
--Must have an Associate’s degree in ultrasound technology and a graduate of an accredited School of Ultrasound Technology by CAAHEP required.
-ARDMS certification required.
--3 years experience as an Ultrasound Technician required.
--Certification or certification eligible by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS). If “eligible” employee must be certified within one year of hire.
--Maintains minimum CE credits as mandated by the accrediting
--Possess current CPR certification or obtain within 4 months of
Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic sonography examinations.
-Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify, record, and adapt procedures as appropriate to
anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images.
-Uses independent judgement during the sonographic exam to accurately differentiate between
normal and pathological findings.
-Analyses sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information and medical history, and communicates findings to the appropriate physician.
-Coordinates work schedule with departmental Supervisor and/or scheduling desk to assure workload coverage.
-Assumes responsibility for the safety, mental and physical comfort of patients while they are in the sonographer’s care.
-Assists with the daily operations pf the ultrasound department.
-Maintains ultrasound equipment and work area, and maintains adequate supplies.
-Establishes and maintains ethical working relationships and good rapport with all interrelating hospital referral or commercial agencies.
-Coordinate with other staff to assure appropriate patient care is provided.
You've made the right choice in considering Hennepin County Medical Center for your employment! HCMC offers a wealth of opportunities for our ever-changing population and is a place you'll feel challenged, rewarded, and appreciated. We are dedicated to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for both current and future employees, who want to make an impact in our patients' lives. Thanks for choosing HCMC!
HCMC has the following Success Factors that apply to all our employees to ensure competency. They are: exhibits accountability, demonstrates ethics and trustworthiness, delivers customer service, embraces differences, uses resources wisely, communicates clearly, builds and strengthens relationships, champions change and seeks continuous growth. Employees must be able to demonstrate competency in these areas.
Please Note: external applicants selected for an interview with Hennepin County Medical Center must provide data for a Criminal Background Study. Offers of employment from Hennepin County Medical Center are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background studies.