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UnityPoint Health Lead Sonographer in Fort Dodge, Iowa

Lead Sonographer

FTE: 0.8 (Full-time, 32 hours per week)

Shift: 8am - 4pm; rotating weekday and weekend call

$7,500 Sign-on Bonus

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members.

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.

  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.

  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.

  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

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  • An extremely high responsibility is required in the performance of Ultrasound and the operation of the Ultrasound Section.

  • Performs a variety of ultrasound procedures not requiring constant supervision.

  • Maintains appropriate records and statistics, and maintains sufficient stock of supplies for the entire Ultrasound Section.

  • Evaluates and recommends a new or revised Ultrasound policies, procedures, protocols, etc.

  • Instructs and assists students in clinical procedures.

  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned by Lead Sonographer, Clinical Supervisor or Manager.

  • Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Documents care consistent with documentation guidelines.

  • Communicates with other members of the health care team in order to ensure continuity of care and coordination of services.

  • Participates in department operations demonstrating professional behaviors to include supporting goals of the department and maintaining awareness of resource utilization.

  • Participation in non-direct patient care activities including educational activities, quality assurance activities, department meetings, and other related activities.

  • Demonstrates positive customer relations skills.

  • Provides a variety of services related to patient transportation and daily department cleaning.

  • Provides environmental duties as assigned.

  • Exhibits knowledge and skills in the operation of Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS) ,Radiology Information System (RIS), and Electronic Medical Record (EMR)

  • Assists in scheduling of patient exams by assuring correct physician order and insurance pre-authorization number.

  • Adheres to departmental and hospital policies and procedures.



  • Graduate from an accredited Ultrasound program


  • Accreditation from American Registry Diagnostic Medical (ARDMS) Sonographer


  • Previous experience is desired


  • Demonstrates effective communication skills, both written and oral.

  • Organizational and time management skills. Basic computer skills.


  • Life Support (CPR) certification, ARDMS in Abdomen and OB/GYN and/or in the process of attaining these credentials.

  • Must attain within 24 months of hire date.

Requisition ID: 2022-116342

Street: 802 Kenyon Rd

Name: 7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

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