Lincoln, NE

Part Time


Job Summary

The Sonographer works under the general direction of the Lead Sonographer and/or the Imaging Center Manager. Independently completes sonography procedures of specified anatomy as requested for subsequent evaluation by radiologists in accordance with established rules of good practice and established policies and procedures. Hours are Monday - Friday:  Noon - 6:00 PM

Essential Duties

  • Exhibits exemplary technical competence in performing sonography procedures while also functioning as a patient advocate.
  • Performs procedures by following and verifying referring providers orders. Uses and applies learned methodologies according to established policy and procedures.
  • Exhibits compassion while interacting with patient, explaining procedure thoroughly and answering any questions as appropriate.
  • Ensures patient medical records are complete. Obtains accurate histories and explains rationale for procedure to patients.
  • Selects appropriate equipment settings and positions patient for appropriate view.
  • Monitors patient's wellbeing during exams; recognizes patient discomfort or medical problems and takes appropriate action.
  • Produces high quality images and prepares/presents them with other pertinent patient information for timely interpretation by radiologists. Prepares and maintains accurate documentation.
  • Maintains a safe environment for patients and staff. Adheres to safety policies.
  • Practices sterile procedures to prevent cross contamination.
  • Accountable for the ethical, legal, professional and certification responsibilities related to the practice. This includes maintaining confidentiality of all patient information.
  • Assists with monitoring and maintaining an adequate inventory of supplies and material to ensure non-interruption of services.
  • Performs other duties or special projects as assigned by management.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Detailed knowledge of sonographic equipment operation and safety
  • Ability to effectively contribute as a team member promoting cooperation, collaboration and flexibility in working with others to achieve quality patient care
  • Ability to take initiative, be self-motivated and an independent, accountable, dependable performer
  • Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to express ideas and technical information clearly and concisely in a manner appropriate to the audience
  • Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate calmly, compassionately and professionally with patients and families
  • Ability to be accountable for quality customer service and respond appropriately to a variety of personalities and situations
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, security and standards of ethics with all information
  • Comply with all state/federal regulations (including HIPAA), company policies, standards and health & safety rules
  • Demonstrates critical thinking, problem analysis and problem resolution skills
  • Effective planning, organization and detail-oriented skills
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly
  • Ability to set priorities, be flexible and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work effectively in a high volume, fast-paced environment
  • Capability to perform on-call, shift, holiday and weekends when required
  • Ability to travel on an occasional basis to perform sonography at off-site facilities
  • Ability to effectively utilize department computer systems, EMR, PACS and HIS systems to review and provide accurate documentation of studies
  • Computer proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Regularly and consistently demonstrates commitment to organization values

Certifications & Licensure

  • American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) required
  • Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) preferred
  • Nebraska State Certified Radiologic Technologist
  • Must maintain continuing education requirements for certification(s)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons

Education & Experience

  • Graduate from an accredited program in Radiologic Technology and/or School of Sonography
  • One to two years related work experience
AMI was founded on a culture of hard work, consistent growth, and a desire to break norms. We’re a values-driven company and hire based on ambition, merit, and a willingness to do what it takes to succeed.

AMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.