UA Health Services Foundation (UAHSF/TKC) - Birmingham, AL

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Under the supervision of a radiologist, provides patient services using diagnostic ultrasound for the use and interpretation of ultrasound procedures. Assists the radiologist in gathering sonographic data necessary to reach diagnostic decisions.

Position Requirements


Required: Graduate of an approved school of Radiologic Technology and/or sonography.

Must: (1) enter 4,000 keystrokes per hour; (2) possess basic knowledge of PC applications, software, and database management.

Preferred: ARDMS certified with one year of experience in breast sonography

Required: Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) and/or certification as an Ultrasound Technologist (ARDMS). Must be registry eligible for Registry as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer.

Preferred: ARDMS certified in breast sonography.

Must be self-directed / self-motivated; must have good communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to: (1) perform a variety of duties often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure; (2) accept responsibility for the direction, control and planning of an one’s own work; (3) work independently; (4) recognize the rights and responsibilities of patient confidentiality; (5) convey empathy and compassion to those experiencing pain, physical or emotional distress and/or grief; (6) relate to others in a manner which creates a sense of teamwork and cooperation; (7) communicate effectively with people from every socioeconomic, cultural and educational background; (8) exhibit flexibility and cope effectively in an ever-changing, fast-paced healthcare environment; (9) perform effectively when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual or dangerous situations; (10) demonstrate the quality work ethic of doing the right thing the right way; and (11) maintain a customer focus and strive to satisfy the customer's perceived needs.