Sonographer, Ultrasound Tech (RDMS)

029 Ultrasound · Colby, Kansas
Department 029 Ultrasound
Employment Type FT
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation Dependent upon experience

Citizens Health is recruiting a sonographer candidate.

Our Mission: Enhancing the lives of those we serve.

About Us: Citizens Health is a community based, private, not-for-profit organization. It is comprised of:

Citizens Medical Center - a 25 bed critical access hospital

Family Center for Health Care - an outpatient rural health clinic

Prairie Senior - a skilled nursing facility

Citizens Clubhouse - an onsite childcare center that cares for children 6 weeks to school age for our workforce

Citizens Medical Equipment - our durable medical equipment business

We strive to be progressive, dependable and knowledgeable, while providing compassionate, evidence-based care to the residents of northwest Kansas.

Location: 100 E College Ave, Colby, Kansas


Position Information: Capable of independently performing diagnostic ultrasound procedures.  


Responsible to the Radiology Manager


Pay Range:  dependent upon experience.


What you’ll do:

  • Perform diagnostic ultrasound procedures.
  • Perform quality control procedures and document quality assurance findings.   
  • Ensure operation of equipment and coordinate equipment maintenance. 
  • Complete paperwork related to ultrasound procedures
  • Enhance professional growth and development
  • Complete other duties as assigned.


What you bring to the table: (Minimum Requirements)

  • Graduate of American Medical Association approved Ultrasound Technology program preferred.  Specialized training in ultrasound technology acceptable.
  • Skill in developing and maintaining department quality assurance.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public.
  • Ability to maintain quality control standards.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergent situations.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate clearly. 


To be successful within our organization you will need to: (Preferred Requirements)

  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
  • Self-starter who takes initiative, is open minded and a team player.
  • Maintain a positive attitude with good energy.
  • Create a positive, supportive working atmosphere.
  • Display integrity and accountability.
  • Accept and respond to constructive criticism and suggestions and strives for self-improvement.
  • Adhere to organization policies and procedures.
  • Arrive at work on time and when scheduled.
  • Demonstrate flexibility, initiative and ingenuity in performing job tasks.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct and maintains professional appearance.
  • Demonstrate behavior that reflects the image of the institution.


Typical Working Conditions: 

Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances.  Exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries, illness, etc.).  Some exposure to the risk of airborne, blood borne disease.  Able to handle emergency or crisis situations.  May be required to perform emergency care.  Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries.  Subject to electrical energy hazards.  This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.


Typical Physical Demands:

Requires sitting 70% of the time to complete ultrasound exams, and complete paperwork.  Requires walking/standing 30% of the time to move throughout the hospital.  Requires exerting 20-50 pounds of force occasionally to lift and lower object and patients.  Lifting over 50 pounds requires the use of a mechanical lifting device or a second human.  Normal vision and hearing, with or without correction, which is adequate for all types of interpersonal communication is required.  Works weekends as necessary.  Works overtime as needed. This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

Available Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance available
  • Pre-Tax and Roth Contributions
    • Automatic 6% salary deferral upon employment
    • Regular and matching contributions after one-year and 1,000 hours worked
  • Provides Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
    • Full-time coverage - equal to two times employees annual income
    • Part-time coverage - one-time annual income
  • Differential and Certification Pay
    • Eligible employees receive shift, weekend and holiday differential pay
  • Other Benefits
    • Paid time off 
    • CME allowance
    • Student Loan reimbursement
    • On-site child care services
    • Funeral leave
    • Health Savings Account
    • Dependent, Medical and Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Aflac Group Insurance
    • Discounted membership rate for EagleMed 
    • Many More!

Citizens Medical Center, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or discharge history, or any other characteristic protected by law.  

I understand that neither the completion of this application nor any other part of my consideration for employment establishes any obligation for CMCI to hire me.  If I am hired, I understand that either CMCI or I can terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, with or without cause and without prior notice.  I understand that no representative of CMCI has the authority to make any assurance to the contrary. 

Citizens Medical Center, Inc. implements a Drug Free Workplace Program.  Drug testing is required of applicants in accordance with relevant laws.  

If you need assistance to complete this application or during any phase of the application, interview, or employment process, please notify the Human Resources Department (785) 460-4842, or visit their office located at 100 E. College Drive in the Annex building.  Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate your needs in a timely manner. 

Thank You

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  • Location
    Colby, Kansas
  • Department
    029 Ultrasound
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    Dependent upon experience