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Sanford Health Diagnostic Medical Sonographer **sign-on bonus available | Radiology Ultrasound in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: West Patient Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1305 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 32.00

Job Summary

Responsible for performing ultrasounds in a professional and diagnostic manner. Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify and record appropriate anatomical, pathological, and diagnostic images. Thoroughly understand the operation of the ultrasound machine and utilize new technologies. Performs a variety of ultrasound examinations. Establishes and maintains ethical working relationships and good rapport with patients and all organizational staff.

Maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times and is self-motivated to increase the level of understanding and knowledge of the sonography field. Displays empathy, compassion, and integrity.

Possesses an understanding of cross-sectional anatomy. Conducts self professionally at all times, even during moments of high stress.

Assists when necessary with the maintenance of accreditation requirements and processes. Understands age-related protocols for various testing. Coordinate work with physicians or other healthcare team members, including providing assistance during invasive procedures when applicable.

Supervises and train students and medical sonographers as needed. Reports and calls in-service requests on equipment when needed.

Additionally, based on the facility, some Sanford markets/facility sites may expand job responsibilities to include echocardiography.

Department Details

We have seventeen highly trained and dedicated Diagnostic Medical Sonographers. Each of them, is board certified or board eligible as Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographers. This means they have consistently demonstrated professional standards, as well as achieved a level of competency in technical procedures and patient care.

Our Ultrasound Department, has a wide range of years of experience, from 45 years to 1 year. With the growth of the hospital in the inpatient and outpatient load, we, as an Ultrasound department, will continue to grow to keep up with the demand. We take pride in our work, as a sonographer, and ensure that we are providing the best patient care to our patients.

The Sanford Radiology Ultrasound has 3 locations on the Sanford campus that the sonographers rotate through, with state of the art inpatient and outpatient exam rooms. Those locations are the Sanford Hospital, Sanford Children’s and Vandemark Clinic. Procedures performed include Abdominal, Abdominal Doppler, Small Parts, GYN, Musculoskeletal, Interventional procedures (paracentesis, thoracentesis, biopsies, MSK injections, and D&C in surgery), Limited OB, and Limited Breast. Pediatric and Neonatal exams that are performed Abdominal, Small Parts, Hips, Head, GYN, Renal Biopsies.

The shifts include Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekend and Holiday rotation.

We are proud to be accredited by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM). This association is dedicated to promoting the safe and effective use of ultrasound. Accreditation means we have nationally accepted standards and consistently demonstrated excellence in patient care.


Graduate of an accredited school of Diagnostic Imaging, Allied Health Certificate/Diploma or a minimum of one year equivalent work experience is preferred.

Registration in at least one of the following areas of sonography is required: Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS), Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT), American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), or registry eligible.

Registry preferred within two years after hiring.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within six weeks of employment and re-certification as necessary is required.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-34281
Featured: No