Performs quality ultrasound examinations. Knowledge of anatomy and physiology sufficient to be able to position and monitor patients and obtain appropriate images. Skill in interpreting and applying written guidelines, precedents, and work practices to standardized work situations or specific cases. Skill in using ultrasound equipment. Understands and is able to reasonably troubleshoot all necessary equipment and ensures notification of appropriate personnel when problems occur. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees, organizations and the public. Performs all non-invasive tests and conducts routinely scheduled studies. Skill in interpreting and applying written guidelines, precedents and work practices to standardized work situations or specific cases. Skill in recognizing non-standardized situations and preparing recommendations for problem resolution. Skill in using the practices and principles of effective and persuasive communications. Ensures the integrity of data for clinical elements, demographics, billing information for physician reports. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Education: Completion of noninvasive sonography approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
Experience: Preferably, 1 year of professional work experience in performing ultrasound (US) imaging studies.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Must show a high degree of judgment and skill in the use of US equipment and related technology. Knowledge of how to address age-specific care needs of patients. Demonstrated technical skill sets in the performance of US imaging studies. Effective interpersonal skill sets that lead to productive communications and collaborations. Competency in interpreting physician order requests for US imaging studies. Ability to exercise prudent judgment in selecting and configuring equipment settings to compensate for patient physiologic variances. Ability to consistently produce quality images of various anatomical structures.
Certificate/License/Registry: Registry as a sonographer in subspecialty(s) appropriate to the position by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS). Current certification in Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider (CPR).
Location Denver Health Main Campus
Work Type Full time
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."
Internal Number: 1398
About Denver Health
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation’s leaders in medicine.