MFM Ultrasound Sonographer, Ob/Gyn Job at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Canada

  • The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Canada

Job Description

Why UT Southwestern?

For nearly 80 years, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas has been committed to ensuring the well-being of women. At William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital (CUH), the #1 ranked hospital in Texas (tie) by U.S. News & World Report, our nationally ranked Ob/Gyn physicians provide cutting-edge surgical and nonsurgical care for all obstetric and gynecologic disorders, including high-risk pregnancy, infertility, incontinence, and cancer of the female reproductive tract. UT-Southwesterns’ Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is dedicated to providing the best comprehensive care possible. We invite you to be a part of our Ob/Gyn team where you’ll experience teamwork, professionalism, and consistent opportunities for growth.

10k Sign-on bonus offered.

Job Description

Join the UT Southwestern team as a Maternal Fetal Medicine Sonographer Tech. As an MFM Sonographer at UTSW, your responsibilities will include conducting diagnostic ultrasound tests to detect anomalies, heart scans, and anatomy scans. Operating within an academic medical center, our Maternal Fetal Medicine Sonographers independently manage their patients, while also collaborating with Ob/Gyn faculty for consultations on scans and results. Adhering to the standards set by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), we provide quality patient care to women of all ages. We are seeking an experienced MFM Sonographer with Fetal Echo Certification and a minimum of two years of ultrasound experience. We invite you to join our team as a Maternal Fetal Medicine Sonographer Tech and be part of one of the nation’s top hospitals for obstetrics and gynecology care.

Experience and Education

  • Associates Degree in Ultrasound Technology or Graduate of Accredited Sonography Program.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Current American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS Registry) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI Registry) is required.
  • BLS Accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) or the American Red Cross (ARC) is required.
  • Nuchal Translucency (NT) Certification is preferred .
  • Two (2) years’ experience in ultrasound preferred; clinical training at UTSW may be considered as experience.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains work area in a clean and orderly condition and ensures that it is properly supplied for procedures.
  • Demonstrates conscious effort to be good stewards of hospital resources to ensure facility financial goals are met.
  • Checks equipment and accessories to ensure proper working order and notifies appropriate personnel for repairs.
  • Responds to inquiries/calls regarding procedures in a timely manner.
  • Communicates problems on shift with equipment or pending exams with appropriate staff.
  • Engages in equitable distribution of departmental workloads.
  • Participates in a learning experience with new employees and students.
  • Assists with scheduling and coordinating exams as appropriate to ensure smooth work flow.
  • Performs quality control on assigned equipment and reports issues timely.
  • Attends departmental and facility meetings/classes (minimum 90% attendance).
  • Completes required courses/modules on time.
  • Performs pertinent duties in the best interest of patients, personnel and the facility as assigned.
  • Adheres to departmental time, attendance and tardiness guidelines.
  • Wears employee ID and follows dress code policy.
  • As appropriate, may assume supervisory responsibilities in the absence of the designated supervisor.
  • Participates in all regulatory compliance activities.

Patient Interaction:

  • Verifies the patients identification using the forms of ID as outlined in the hospital policies.
  • Communicates with patients clearly and in a professional manner.
  • Ensures proper patient preparation, verifies screening protocols, and answers questions.
  • Evaluates patients history and symptoms for the procedures clinical criteria.
  • Assist patient in dressing for exam and attends to patients physical well-being while transporting to and from exam room and table, and positioning for exam.
  • Instructs/communicates with patient and/or patients family (as appropriate) regarding the tests to be performed and assesses the patients ability to tolerate exam.
  • Must demonstrate and maintain current knowledge, continued education and skills to provide appropriate care for the following age groups (specific to department): newborn, pediatric, young adult, adult and geriatric.

Exam Performance:

  • Verifies the requisition/chart for valid written order, priority date, ordering comments, physicians notes, precautions and patient consent forms.
  • Performs high quality US examinations according to exam protocol in a timely manner.
  • Assists the physician as needed in performing additional imaging or biopsy procedures.
  • Ensures that images and records are properly completed with patient identification data and appropriate labeling.
  • Utilizes technical knowledge and skills to perform procedures accurately and in a timely manner in accordance with age specific criteria.
  • Completes exam charges and image documentation and forwards to radiologist in a timely manner.
  • Administers intravenous injections of contrast material as appropriate, observes patients for adverse reactions.

Job Performance

May Include:

  • Monitors and trains students in all areas of current competencies.
  • Assists in the orientation and training of new staff.
  • Leads the work of technologists ensuring that procedures are performed according to standards.
  • Participates in the modality specific QA/QC program and ensures compliance with regulations.
  • Participates in various accreditation processes as directed.

To learn more about the benefits UT Southwestern offers visit

This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information. UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status. color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status.

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