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Provides a variety of diagnostic ultrasound procedures (invasive
and non-invasive) interprets a variety of ultrasound examinations
ranging from routine OB/GYN, vascular, abdomen and small body parts
to intra-cavity and color Doppler and a variety of biopsies.
Work hours: As needed
The sonographer independently performs diagnostic ultrasound
exams (including but not limited to abdominal, small parts, OB/GYN,
breast, abdominal duplex, musculoskeletal, CEUS, and pediatric
sonography. The technologist will assist the radiologists with
invasive procedures such as biopsies, injections, and aspirations.
This employee must comply with departmental protocols under
indirect supervision of the attending radiologist and departmental
Job responsibilities include but aren't limited to: proper
operation of and care for equipment, providing quality care to
patients, and proper use of the electronic medical records and
reporting systems. Involvement with peers in the scheduling and
coordinating of the daily workload. Summarizing exam findings on a
report worksheet and communicating the impression to the
radiologist at the completion of each exam. Accuracy in the
performance of exams and willingness to learn and perform all
current and new procedures is required. Works closely with
radiologists to not only perform exams but to assist in training of
resident physicians, fellows, and students assigned to the area.
Maintains CPR certification, CME credits, and active ARDMS
This position has rotations to the Medical Center and various
outpatient center locations. All positions within this department
will require off-shift coverage during vacations or emergency
Completion of a twelve (12) month program in Diagnostic Medical
Sonography or General Ultrasound.
RDMS registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical
Sonographers (ARDMS) or registry eligible and become registered
within one (1) year from date of hire. Must maintain registry
status and continuing education requirements annually.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider
Professional Experience Requirements:
No prior experience required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Entity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Ultrasound
Work Type: Per Diem
Standard Hours Per Week: 8.00
Work Schedule: Variable
Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No