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Denver Health Sonography Supervisor in Denver, Colorado

Sonography Supervisor (Job ID: 3785)Job SummaryPerforms ultrasound (US) examinations as well as coordinates and monitorssonographers in their daily performance of such imaging studies. Reviews andprioritizes ordered US studies working with radiologists, other imagingsections within Radiology, and other hospital departments to ensureeffective utilization of personnel and equipment. Reviews image quality ofsonographers and provides ongoing counseling on how to improve image quality.Develops and maintains weekly staff work schedules. Ensures that US equipmentis constantly functional and properly maintained for immediate use.Administers annual performance evaluations and prepares/administersnecessary paperwork to address progressive counseling situations.Education: Completion of a noninvasive sonography approved by theCommission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).A Bachelors of Science (BS) degree in sonography exceeds requirements yetis desirable.Experience: At minimum, 3 years of experience performing ultrasoundexaminations. Some supervisory experience preferred.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Skill in exercising initiative,judgment and decision-making in solving problems and meeting organizationalobjectives. Knowledge of supervisory theory and methods sufficient to be ableto perform a variety of supervisory functions. Knowledge of anatomysufficient to be able to position patients and locate anatomical area to beimaged. Skill in using equipment and instruments common to ultrasoundtechnology. Knowledge of how to perform US imaging studies that is sufficientenough to adequately train subordinate sonographers. Appropriate skill sets inmaintaining accurate records concerning US examinations. Knowledge ofinventory practices sufficient to be able to preempt stock shortages and tomaintain adequate par levels.Credentials:Certified as a sonographer in subspecialty(s) appropriate to this positionby the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers(ARDMS).Current certification in Basic Life Support for Health CareProvider (CPR).LocationDenver Health - Main HospitalShift DaysWork TypeFull timeAll job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employmentdrug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic healthcare system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Healthsystem includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bedacute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical responsesystem, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, theRocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public HealthDepartment, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is amission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in carefor the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader inperformance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, inpart, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles inhealthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, servingapproximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes awayfrom many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equalopportunity employer (EOE)."""Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employmentopportunities to all applicantsand employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does notdiscriminate against any employee orapplicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, nationalorigin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, stateor local protected class."