Hennepin County Medical Center
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 sonographers 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.
--Must have an Associates 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