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Ultrasound Tech - Imaging

- Fulltime  

Ultrasound Tech - Imaging


Salary Range:$33.96To 49.19
$20,000.00 sign-on bonus! 
$5k in relocation assistance

San Luis Valley Health is seeking a full-time Ultrasound Tech to join our Radiology team! San Luis Valley Health offers competitive pay and benefits and is located in South Central Colorado in a great community offering terrain for golfing, camping, hiking, fishing in addition to being within 30 miles from the Great Sand Dunes National Park and 90 minutes away from popular ski resorts.  Qualified candidate will be certified in Ultrasound.

A sign-on bonus/ relocation assistance is available for the selected qualified candidate.

What You'll Need:

  • A two year Allied health degree
  • Completion of an AMA approved school of Ultrasound Technology (or equivalent years of experience)
  • Graduation from an AMA approved school of Ultrasound Technology
  • 3 to 6 months of on the job training is preferred.
  • Must obtain ARDMS certification in physics and one specialty within 12 months of employment.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification. 

What You'll Do:

  • Assist physicians with biopsy procedures, guiding biopsy instrument using sonographic techniques.  Perform ultrasound procedures, Doppler vascular examinations, abdominal studies and color-flow ultrasound, OB-/GYN procedures as required.
  • Utilize accessory equipment such as selective transducers, multi-format cameras, printers, and PACS workstations.
  • Prepare patients for procedures, explain procedures to patients.  Report changes in patient condition to medical staff.  Provide an oral and written summary of preliminary findings to the radiologist.
  • Archive and De-archive ultrasound data.
  • Collaborate in quality control of equipment and filming and obtains service as required.  Proficient in the performance of ultrasound procedures.  Provide direction and instruction to existing personnel and training to new sonographers.
  • Ensure correct charging of ultrasound procedures and supplies on a daily basis.
  • Records pertinent data on radiologic requisition/PACS at all times. (Physician’s name, date, explanation for limited examinations, contrast info, etc.)
  • Reviews each examination for technical accuracy, presents completed examination to PACS, and communicates pertinent data to persons responsible for the care of the patient following the procedure

We Take Care of Our People

As the largest employer in the San Luis Valley, we strive to provide our employees with high quality, robust benefits to balance great work with great life.  To show our appreciation of your hard work we offer the following benefits and perks:

  • Medical, dental and vision plans to suit the needs of you, your family and lifestyle.
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Leave programs.
  • Free life insurance benefits for full-time employees with the opportunity for eligible employees to purchase additional coverage.
  • Education program to foster your growth and development.
  • Opportunities to volunteer and give back to the community.
  • Cell phone discounts, ski/snowboard lift ticket discounts, Dell Computer discounts, local pool discounts, gym discounts, and more!
  • On-site employee workout center.