VCU Health System's Department of Radiology is seeking an experienced PRN (hourly) Sonographer to become a part of our supplemental staffing team.
Eligible candidates will receive a supplemental staffing pay differential added to the hourly rate of pay.
Flexible schedule required. Supplemental staffing sonographers may be scheduled in both the inpatient and outpatient environments. Individual shift rotation and schedules will be established with the sonography manager or supervisor. Weekend and other after hours coverage may be required.
The practice of sonography is performed by an ultrasound technologist (sonographer) responsible for the administration of high frequency sound waves and other diagnostic techniques to humans of all ages (newborn to geriatric) for medical purposes.
A sonographer performs ultrasound procedures and related techniques, producing images at the request of and for interpretation by a licensed independent practitioner. Sonographers integrate scientific knowledge, technical skills, patient interaction and compassionate care resulting in diagnostic information. A Sonographer recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of a procedure.
Sonographers must demonstrate an understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology. Sonographer/Technologists recognize patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure and exercised independent professional and ethical judgment.
Graduation from an CAAHEP or CMA Accredited Program in medical/cardiac/vascular sonography or Graduation from a minimum of a 2 year JRC Accredited Program in Radiologic Technology or Sonography that is recognized by the ARRT or JRC
Certification by the American Registry of Radiology Technologist (ARRT) as a sonographer ARRT(S) or RDMS or CCI certification in medical sonography or RDCS certification in cardiac sonography or RVT certification as Vascular Technologist
One year of sonography experience preferred
*Selected candidates will be placed into appropriate clinical ladder level for this position based on individual experience and qualifications*