Ultrasonographer (FT), Radiology-Ultrasound

Allied Health
190000Y3 Requisition #

Ultrasonographer sign on incentives: up to $7500

At Dartmouth-Hitchcock, our Sonographers practice with committed Radiology professionals, Obstetricians, Gynecologists and Urologists in one of the most technologically advanced settings in the country.   The ideal candidate for the Ultrasonographer role will be asked to perform a variety of highly technical Ultrasound exams and procedures requiring advanced technical skills and understanding of complicated requests from specialized clinics.


We perform state-of-the art diagnostic testing including 3D and 4D imaging on the newest GE & Philips Ultrasound systems available.  Our department is a stimulating, collegial environment with a management team committed to excellence and ongoing professional development. 


Our Sonographers perform at the highest potential of their license, performing ultrasound examinations which include, 3D & 4D imaging with multiple imaging modalities, including high-risk gynecological/obstetrical examinations/procedures, infertility, and complex ultrasound guided biopsies.


We have a team atmosphere and work together to provide excellent patient care.  Candidates should be graduates of an A.M.A. approved allied health program and have certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support. 


Successful completion of the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) certification is required.  OB experience is a MUST along with a willingness to further your skills in High Risk Obstetrical imaging. 


Please include a resume and cover letter for this position in addition to the job application.


Responsibilities: A listing of the key responsibilities:

  1. Selects equipment and imaging modalities, position and prep, to facilitate optimum diagnostic studies.

  2. Operates ultrasonography equipment to perform examination.  Evaluates accuracy and quality of scan results.  Reviews patient record for prior findings/test results to aid in determining exam completeness.

  3. Selects and record preliminary study results.  Prepares preliminary reports using department-specific structured reporting system.

  4. Takes measurements and labels them.

  5. Gathers and communicates ultrasound findings to the physician for interpretation.

  6. Consults with Radiologist about unusual scans and need for re-scanning.

  7. Performs transducer decontamination and maintains log entries, reporting any discrepancies to the Education Coordinator.

  8. Performs duties associated with interventional (biopsy) procedures.

  9. Modifies billing fields to reflect the exam being performed.

  10. Instructs and oversees students, residents, and physician staff in unit’s operations.

  11. Maintains Ultrasonography equipment.  Recognizes malfunctions and/or need for servicing.  Ensures quality control procedures are maintained and maintains orderliness of ultrasound laboratory.

  12. Performs other duties as required or assigned.


*External hires only and certain conditions apply

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Graduate of accredited program for Diagnostic Medical Sonography and registry eligible required.
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience performing a wide range of ultrasound exams preferred.
  • Experience in high-risk OB, advanced abdominal imaging, complex infertility, and guided biopsies preferred.
  • Required to obtain Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonography (RDMS) certification within 6 months of employment; and Abdomen (AB) specialty required within 1 year of employment.
  • Must maintain active certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in specialty areas.
  • Possesses a broad knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy, pathology and/or physiological data.
  • Competent in Ultrasound reporting systems.
Required Licensure/Certification Skills:
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate required.
  • Licensed by the Board of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy in the state of New Hampshire.

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