Sonographer with $7,500 SIGN ON BONUS!

Job Description Summary

We are pleased to offer a sign on bonus of $7,500, split in two payments for this position! Performs ultrasound scanning procedures. Reports preliminary findings and diagnoses to the Radiologist. Takes anatomical pictures to demonstrate organs.

Job Description


1 - Receives and reviews requests for ultrasound studies on patients of all ages from child to geriatric.

   a - Performs such exams as Abdominal Echoes, Renal, Aortic, Pelvic, Obstetrical and Biophysical Profiles, small parts to include breast, thyroid and scrotal exams. 

   b - Able to assist radiologist with invasive procedures including biopsies and aspirations.

   c - Assist surgeons in OR with ultrasound guidance.

2 - Utilizes real-time transvaginal transducers.

3 - Checks all images with the Radiologist.

   a - Consults with the Radiologist about the reading or scans and reports.

4 - Provides written, unofficial reports of examinations.

5 - Takes representative anatomical pictures, recognizes normal versus abnormal anatomy, and exhibits knowledge of various pathological processes.

6 - Marks images for proper definition and explanation.

7 - Performs general clerical duties accurately, including but not limited to:

   a - Greeting patients in a courteous manner consistent with the hospital’s policy.

   b - Logs and checks in patients accurately and appropriately.

   c - Verifies information and exams performed.  Updates and changes exam description to reflect actual exams performed.  This assures the correct billing of patient accounts.

   d - Quality assures exams performed, to capture the technologist, the room utilized and the time utilized.

   e - Disposes of used linen and supplies in an appropriate manner.

8 - Safety Awareness – Fosters a “Culture of Safety” through personal ownership and commitment to a safe environment.

   a - Prior to the start of any invasive procedures, a final verification to confirm the correct patient, procedure, site, and information is done.

   b - Verifies patient according to policy prior to administration of care/procedures/medications.

   c - Follows approved procedure for verifying MD orders including a verbal readback to the licensed independent practitioner after receiving a telephone order.

   d - Complies with the current CDC hand hygiene guidelines through proper handwashing , as observed by nurse manager and peers.

   e - Consistently follows the South Shore Hospital policy to mark surgical sites.

   f - Makes appropriate use of personal protective equipment at all times.

   g - Adheres to respiratory etiquette guidelines.

   h - Adheres to universal precautions.

   i - Appropriately disposes of hazardous materials.

   j - Adheres to electrical safety guidelines.

Technology and Learning

   a - Participates in continued learning and possess a willingness and ability to learn and utilize new technology and procedures that continue to develop in their role and throughout the organization.

   b - Embraces technological advances that allow us to communicate information effectively and efficiently based on role.


Minimum Education - Preferred

Prefer graduate of an accredited Ultrasound Program.

Minimum Work Experience

Need one to two (1–2) years to be fully proficient.

Required Licenses / Registrations

RDMS or eligible - Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers