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Sonographer, Radiology

Date:  Jun 9, 2022

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Allied Health and Clinical Support Jobs
Job Type:  Day
Requisition ID:  599801

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.


Operates ultrasound equipment to produce basic diagnostic scans of high quality while ensuring optimal patient care.




- Graduation from a sonography program accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JCRDMS) or the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) are preferred.



- Minimum experience for Ultrasound sonographers must include clinical rotation in the hospital setting during sonography program or equivalent experience in a hospital setting.

- Minimum experience for VSL sonographers must include clinical experience in vascular ultrasound in hospital based and/or vascular specialty clinic setting.

- Minimum experience for Mammography sonographers must include clinical experience in breast ultrasound in a hospital based and/or mammography specialty imaging setting.


Equivalent Education and/or Experience

- Graduation from a local sonography program that is not accredited with JRCDMS or CAAHEP, but has a clinical relationship with Parkland Ultrasound and has completed clinical rotation in the Parkland Ultrasound Department.

- Education completed in sonography in another country with current abdomen credential from the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or the American Registry of Radiologic Teschnologists

- Sonography (ARRT(S) and hospital sonography experience.

- Equivalent experience obtained through on the job training in a hospital sonography setting and current abdomen credential from ARDMS or ARRT(S).



- Sonographers working in Ultrasound must be registered in the sub specialty of abdomen by ARDMS (RDMS) or ARRT (S) as a condition of hire and the sub specialty of vascular technology (RDMS RVT) or vascular sonography (CCI-RVS) within 18 months of hire date.

- Sonographers working in VSL must be registered in vascular technology or sonography (RDMS RVT or CCI RVS). Sonographers in VSL that also hold RDMS or ARRT credential preferred. - Sonographers working in Mammography must be registered in the sub specialty of breast ultrasound (RDMS BR or ARRT BS) as a condition of hire.

- Must have a current Healthcare Provider CPR course completion card prior to hire and/or placement in job from one of the following:

American Heart Association

American Red Cross Rescuer

Military Training Network.


Required Tests for Placement



Skills or Special Abilities

- Must be able to operate various types of ultrasound and ancillary equipment used in performing ultrasound procedures.

- Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of normal and abnormal anatomy.

- Ultrasound sonographers must be proficient in general ultrasound exams and become proficient in vascular ultrasound exams within 18 months of hire.

- Mammography sonographers must be proficient in breast ultrasound exams.

- VSL sonographers must be proficient in vascular ultrasound exams.

- Must have effective verbal and written communication skills.

- Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors. 

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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