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​Examination ​Application Period Ready to Apply? ​How to Take Exam
AB ​Year-Round Apply Now  At Home or At a Testing Center
BR ​Year-Round Apply Now At a Testing Center
AE  Year-Round Apply Now ​​At a Testing Center
OB/GYN ​ ​Year-Round Apply Now At a Testing Center
SPI ​Year-Round Apply Now At Home or At a Testing Center
VT ​Year-Round Apply Now ​​At a Testing Center
PE July 12, 2022 – September 20, 2022 Learn More ​​At Home or At a Testing Center
MSKS July 26, 2022 – October 4, 2022 Learn More At Home or At a Testing Center
FE June 7, 2022 – August 16, 2022 Learn More At Home or At a Testing Center
PS June 14, 2022 – August 23, 2022 ​Learn More At Home or At a Testing Center
Ultrasound Jobs by ARDMS

Ultrasound Technologist | Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin


Madison, Wisconsin, Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin , Madison, WI is seeking an  Ultrasound Technologist to provide imaging services to patients of all ages.  The Ultrasound Technologist performs a variety of technical procedures in Diagnostic Ultrasound utilizing high frequency sound waves to assist medical and professional personnel in detecting anatomical abnormalities for the diagnosis of disease or malfunction of organs.   The incumbent knows and abides by all Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin (GHC-SCW) organizational and departmental policies, sets personal standards and strives for high quality work in completing assignments, performs job duties in a timely manner, and represents the organization in a positive manner.   The incumbent understands our Mission, Vision and Common Values (stated below) and is committed to promote these values in behavior and attitude.   Our Mission Statement:     To provide accessible, comprehensive, high quality healthcare and outstanding service in an efficient and personalized manner to persons in the GHC-SCW service area. Our Vision:   To be a leader among HMO’s in providing high-quality medical care, impeccable service and competitive benefit levels and premium rates.  Our Common Values: Patient Centered:   When health insurers and health care providers are brought together under one roof, we are  better together .   Our care team model focuses on supporting the needs of our patients/members and providing the best in safe, high quality coordinated health care.  Members and their providers participate in making meaningful decisions that lead to better outcomes.  Quality Driven:      When members and their providers each participate meaningfully in the decisions that lead to better health care, we are  better together .  GHC-SCW continues its tradition of providing proactive health promotion and disease management outreach to our members to consistently achieve high quality health care accreditation. Innovation:  When we work to lift each other up, show appreciation and collaborate in the best interests of the member, we are  better together .   GHC-SCW has made innovative advancements which include the implementation of an electronic medical records system (EMR) and GHC-SCW MyChartSM, access to innovative Complementary Medicine benefits and Wellness reimbursement services.  Community Involved:  When we join with our community to further the causes for which we share a common concern, we are  better together .   We are proud to promote programs that strengthen lives, and make our community a safer, stronger and healthier place to live and grow. GHC-SCW employees share their time and talent; and we recognize that the value of what we give is also what we gain – for our employees, our members and our community. Not for Profit Cooperative:     When we share a common purpose, a common voice and a common vision, we are  better together .   We use our surpluses to improve clinics, enhance health care benefits and give back to the community.  Our members, not our profits, are our priority.   We have a unique “cooperative” governance structure which works directly for our members.       GHC-SCW is committed to fostering a caring and compassionate environment while ensuring that individual differences are valued. GHC-SCW is a quality driven cooperative built on collaboration, community involvement, innovation, and belonging. It is essential that all employees, members, and patients feel secure and welcome, that the opinions and contributions of all individuals are respected and that all voices are heard. We believe:               Healthcare is a human right.               In treating all people with dignity and respect.               There is strength in diversity.               Equity celebrates our humanity.               We are better together. JOB SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS  Graduate of an accredited ultrasound program is required, Registered or registry eligible within one year of employment as an Ultrasound Technologist with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) is required. Certification in Nuchal Translucency testing by the Fetal Medical Foundation (FMF) may be required within a reasonable period of employment. Possession of or eligibility for a valid Healthcare Provider CPR/AED certificate is required. Employee must obtain certification within four (4) months of employment. One (1) year of ultrasound experience is preferred. Maintenance of current continuing medical education credits is required. Ability to travel to various work sites.   Employee is expected to provide personal transportation.  Possession of a valid, Wisconsin driver license if the employee is operating a motor vehicle.    As assigned, float to other work sites/clinics to serve as backup and provide coverage during staff absences, position vacancies or when patient needs exceed staffing resources.  Knowledge of general and breast sonography is required Knowledge of abdominal, obstetrics, gynecology, small parts, abdominal and peripheral vascular and breast anatomy is required. Ability to recognize normal and abnormal structures as depicted on ultrasound in order to tailor the exam to answer the clinical question is required. Knowledge of and ability to adhere to OSHA standards and other patient care protocols is required. Good communication and interpersonal skills are required. Ability to maintain patient confidentiality is required. Knowledge of or ability to learn HIPAA. Ability to be culturally sensitive and work with a diverse patient population is required. Excellent customer service skills are required. Ability to stand for up to 90% of a workday is required. Ability to lift from waist level and carry loads ranging from 15-50 lbs. is required. Ability to push and pull radiographic equipment is required. Ability to handle, finger, control left or right hand and reach (above shoulder, over 18" and to the floor) is required. Near and midrange vision is required. To apply, visit our website at   . Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. GHC-SCW considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Ultrasound SmartBrief

US helps determine pregnancy risk based on IUD position


Research presented at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting found that women with improperly positioned intrauterine devices had a higher chance of getting pregnant within a year of ultrasound assessment. However, the findings revealed no significant differences between properly positioned and malpositioned IUDs for pregnancy rates with IUD in situ after expulsion or after removal. Healio (free registration) (5/13)