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Intermountain Healthcare Ultrasound Specialty Tech In Training in Salt Lake City, Utah

Job Description:

This is an on-the-job training role designed for Imaging team members who are pursuing a specialty within one of five modalities: CT, MR, US, NM, or Angio. The position is responsible for performing high quality procedures using independent decision making and problem solving skills to obtain the best possible images. The incumbent will become proficient in all aspects of patient care and the use of ionizing radiation for diagnostic purposes.


Works at least 80% of time training in the respective specialty area. Must obtain registration within 1 year of moving into this job, if specialty area requires a registry.

Job Essentials

Ensures proper patient identification, order verification, and prepares the patient for the exam. Assists in proper contrast administration.

Positions patients effectively for scans, using sound knowledge of physiology and anatomy.

Performs exams using consistent department protocols and transmits all pertinent data through appropriate systems for radiologist review.

Proactively assesses images and makes adjustments, as needed, to deliver quality scans for proper patient diagnosis.

Performs routine maintenance, cleaning, and calibration of imaging equipment and makes adjustments for patient size, age, and condition. Also recognizes equipment failures and adjusts or reports concerns as needed.

Participates in department assignments such as maintaining department stock, quality improvement activities, and cleaning work areas.

Demonstrates effective radiation and pathogenetic protection for patient, as well as self.

Follows department protocols for medical necessity, obtaining consents for invasive procedures, coding and charging, and documenting any events that may occur.

Actively pursues learning new procedures or advancements in specialty area.

Thoroughly and accurately completes all required documentation, including time stamps and image storage.

Minimum Qualifications

Formal US training from an accredited ultrasound educational training program.

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Successful completion of formal RT training from an ARRT-approved school.

BLS Certification for healthcare providers.

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Current State of Utah License if working in Utah (not required in Idaho).

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BLS Certification for healthcare providers.

ARRT License and a current State of Utah Radiology Tech License if working in Utah (not required in Idaho).

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Recent graduate in Ultrasonography from an accredited institution.

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Eligible to take the ARDMS or CCI boards, or the applicable CT, MR, NM registry.

Preferred Qualifications

Two years experience in diagnostic radiology.

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Hearing/listening, Lifting, Manual dexterity, Pulling/pushing, Seeing, Speaking, Standing, Walking.


LDS Hospital

Work City:

Salt Lake City

Work State:


Scheduled Weekly Hours:


The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$27.19 - $41.94

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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