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Job Title
Ultrasound Tech Reg
Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
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Ultrasound Tech - Registered

$10,000 Sign-on Bonus for experienced candidates

Full time, 80 hours per pay period, Day shift


With more than 30 specialties from Cardiology and Neurosurgery to Orthopedics and Vascular care, Methodist Medical Center was one of the first hospitals in East Tennessee to offer cutting-edge treatments and technologies that benefit people with life-threatening aneurysms, severely damaged knee, hip and shoulder joints, sudden heart failure, and non-healing wounds.

  • 283 licensed beds
  • 25 ICU beds
  • 12 intermediate care beds
  • 38 emergency suites
  • 2 cath labs
  • 8 LDRP suites
  • Over 250 active and courtesy physicians
  • Over 800 employees

Job Objectives:

Provide diagnostic ultrasound imaging.


Recruiter: Kathleen Rice || || 865-835-3727


  • Calibrates, adjusts and maintains imaging equipment and reports equipment failures.
  • Consistently meets standards as determined by MD interpreting the images.
  • Adheres to hospital policies, procedures and regulations as they relate to the imaging services.
  • Keeps abreast of new and approved methods of imaging through independent study and continuing education;
  • Assists physicians in obtaining records.
  • Properly identifies records and images.
  • Serves as resource person to physicians, nurses and other sonographers.
  • Assists with collection of quality assurance data.
  • NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assists with transporting of patients when needed; restocking and ordering of supplies; and other duties as assigned.
  • HEALTH/SAFETY/COMPETENCE: Cannot pose a direct threat to health or safety of self or others. Must provide safe, efficient, competent care to customer or patient population assigned. Must demonstrate competency of the unit specific functions described in the performance continuum, skill lists and/or standards.



Must have the education and experience qualifications that meet requirements for certification as a Sonographer with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).


For staff involved in the care of age-specific groups, knowledge of the bio-psychosocial needs of adult, geriatric and pediatric patients is essential. Special knowledge is required in growth and development needs of pediatric/geriatric patients where applicable.



If employed in MMC Ultrasound department: Clinical training appropriate to the specified modality and either:

  • ARDMS registered in two (2) modalities; OR
  • Three (3) years clinical ultrasound experience; plus either:
    • ARDMS registered in any single modality, or
    • CCI registry-level credential, or
    • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist with ultrasound-specific registry: ARRT(S) or ARRT(VS)

If employed in MMC Cardiac Diagnostic department: 

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in vascular diagnostics. Preference may be given to individuals with experience in a hospital setting.



ARDMS, ARRT(S), ARRT (VS), or CCI registry-level credential.  If not currently registered, must obtain registry within 180 days (6 months) of start date in the assigned modality.  Must be registered and maintain registry if employed in the Cardio-Diagnostic department.  Must be currently certified (or scheduled for certification or recertification training according to department guidelines) in the life support program(s) specific to unit(s) worked (CPR, ACLS, NALS).



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