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Join our team and be part of the talent that makes UW Health the best work and academic environments! We are seeking an Ultrasonographer to: · Perform a wide variety of routine and complex ultrasound procedures, including pelvic, abdominal, small parts and routine vascular examinations and may perform more complex imaging such as deep Doppler and guided interventional procedures such as biopsies and ablations as well as musculoskeletal ultrasound. · With guidance from management and team leads, the ultrasonographer performs clinical examinations on adults, geriatric patients, adolescents, and pediatric age groups.Examinations are performed in a variety of locations, including a level 1 trauma center and/or critical care facility. Education: Minimum: Graduate of accredited ultrasonography program and/or registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS). Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in relevant field. Work Experience: Minimum: Previous healthcare experience. Preferred: Two (2) years clinical experience. Licenses & Certifications: Minimum: Registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (RDMS). CPR certification required within three (3) months of hire. Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: · Self-motivated & directed with regard to increasing level of understanding and knowledge. · Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects and meet objectives and deadlines. Effective oral and written professional communications skills. · Ability to demonstrate ethical and professional behaviors at all times. · Ability to maintain patient confidentiality and privacy. · Ability to comply with all HIPAA requirements. · Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with patients, families, healthcare professionals and equipment vendors. · Knowledge regarding quality improvement and standards of care within practice area. · Capable of demonstrating flexibility with demands of external/internal customers placed on operating functions of the department. · Basic computer skills. · Physical ability to lift and position patients and assist with patient transfers utilizing beds or stretchers. · Ability to work overtime as needed. · Demonstrates critical care skills to patients with higher acuity. (ED, ICU, NICU, PICU, Intraoperative Neuro MR, OR). Physical Requirements: Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds. Even though the weight lifted may only be a negligible amount, a job is in this category when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree. Work Schedule: 70% FTE Per diem, 28 hours per week. Scheduled shifts will be PRN as needed 24/7. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department. University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that’s ranked Wisconsin’s #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers. Learn more about this opening UW Hospital and Clinics benefits UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.