Ultrasound Specialist

Lex Women's Care-West Columbia
Full Time
Day Shift
M-Th 8-5, Fr 8-1

Sign-On Bonus: Up to $7,500 

Consistently named best hospital, Lexington Medical Center anchors an expansive health care network that includes nearly 600 physicians and advanced practice providers at nearly 80 locations across the Midlands of South Carolina, making it the region’s third largest employer. From general medicine and orthopaedics to oncology, cardiology and neurosurgery, these dedicated professionals combine the highest quality care with advanced medicine and state-of-the-art technology to help patients achieve the best possible outcomes.  Its postgraduate medical education programs include family medicine and transitional year residencies.

Job Summary

The Ultrasound Specialist is responsible for the independent operation of the ultrasound equipment and for performing and communicating results of diagnostic findings to the provider along with assisting the provider with ultrasound guidance procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: Completion of Ultrasound School
Minimum Years of Experience: 1 Year of successful work experience in ultrasound of the abdomen/Pelvis; transabdominal and transvaginal approach
Substitutable Education & Experience: None.
Required Certifications/Licensure: Registered by ARDMS;
Current CPR certification.
Required Training: None.

Essential Functions

  • Demonstrate competence to provide developmentally appropriate care/treatment for the following patient population:
    • Adolescent - 13 years to 17 years
    • Adult - 18 years to 65 years
    • Geriatric - over 65 years
  • Performs all requested sonographic examinations as ordered by the attending physician
  • Organizes daily work schedule and performs related duties as required to ensure efficient and effective service to patients
  • Assumes responsibility for the safety and well-being of all patients in the sonographic area
  • Coordinates with other staff to assure appropriate patient care is provided

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Addresses problems of patient care as they arise and makes decisions to appropriately resolve the issue at hand
  • Reviews images, inputs findings into electronic health records system and sends to physician for evaluation
  • Monitors equipment and reports equipment failure to the appropriate person
  • Maintains ultrasound equipment and work area.
  • Determines ultrasound supply needs and forwards orders to purchasing
  • Performs all other work related duties as assigned

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.  LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary 
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina