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Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur, IL
Tracking Code 2023-16709

Position Summary

Day Shift

Works closely with the radiologist to perform diagnostic and vascular ultrasound procedures at the technical level, contributing to the efficient operation of the department and promoting the philosophy, to ensure the quality and continuity of patient care. Maintains the standard of care delivered to infants, toddlers, preschool and school age children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance and Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program and Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

Essential Functions and Job Duties

  • Performs ultrasound procedures in accordance with department standards and procedures.
    • Plans daily schedules for inpatients and outpatients.
    • Performs examinations on ER patients as requested.
    • Selects and operates appropriate equipment for each exam.
    • Prepares patients for examinations; explains procedures.
    • Records clinical history and technologist impressions on PACS.
    • Works with Radiologists and ordering physicians to provide appropriate patient care.
  • Adheres to all safety precautions including patient safety, infectious control, universal precautions, and ergonomics.
  • Maintains RDMS and/or RVT; remains current regarding developing trends in field of diagnostic ultrasound.
  • Maintains clean, neat and orderly work area; maintains appropriate supply levels.
    • Assists supervisor with maintenance on equipment.
    • Reports problems.
  • Demonstrates cross-sectional anatomy and pathology on routine procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.  Is authorized to access contrast media.

Required Experience

Education, Experience, and/or Other Requirements

Must be ARDMS registered or be actively pursuing registration.  One year of clinical experience in a progressive Ultrasound Department or Ultrasound Training Program that meets with the ARDMS requirements for registry eligibility is required.  Must be CPR certified. 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Ability to effectively operate sonographic equipment.
  • Ability to operate equipment for ABI’s and TcPO2.
  • Ability to integrate sonograms, laboratory results, patient history and medical records, and adapt sonographic examination as necessary.
  • Ability to use independent judgment.
  • Ability to evaluate, synthesize, and communicate diagnostic information to the attending physician.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the patient and the health care team, recognizing the special nature of sonographic examinations and patient’s needs.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and the health care team.
  • Ability to follow established departmental procedures.
  • Ability to work efficiently and cope with emergency situations.
Decatur, IL

Robert Saunders


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