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Ultrasonographer- OBGYN, F/T Days ($5,000 Sign On Bonus)

Location Chicago, Illinois Business Unit Northwestern Medical Group Job REQID 132534 Job Function Imaging and Radiology Shift Rotating Apply Now


  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Annual Employee Salary Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay

Pay Starting at: $34.28+ per hour based on experience

Northwestern Medicine is powered by a community of colleagues who are purpose-driven and committed to our mission to deliver world-class care. Here, you'll work alongside some of the best clinical talent in the nation leading the way in medical innovation and breakthrough research with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

We recognize where you've been, and we support where you're headed. We celebrate diverse perspectives and experiences, which fuel our commitment to equity and culture of service.

Grow your career with comprehensive training and development opportunities, mentorship programs, educational support and student loan repayment.

  • Create the life you envision for yourself with flexible work options, a Reimbursable Well-Being Fund and a Total Rewards package that support your physical, mental, emotional and financial well-being.
  • Make a difference through volunteer opportunities we offer in local communities and drive inclusive change through our workforce-led resource groups.

From discovery to delivery, come help us shape the future of medicine.


The Ultrasonographer reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organizations Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

The Ultrasonographer supports the physician by performing technically expert diagnostic ultrasound and related procedures to aid in the diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and follow-up of patients with various health conditions. This position must consistently demonstrate concern and understanding of the patient to reduce anxiety and to promote comfort and tolerance of the procedure.


  • Assesses the patient, evaluates the request for diagnostic ultrasound services, and determines appropriate method of application.
  • Prepares appropriate equipment/accessories, completes sterile tray preparation, positions the patient, and performs ultrasound and related procedures.
  • Lifts and transports patients to and from imaging devices.
  • Provides patient education before, during, and after procedure.
  • Observes the patient and communicates pertinent information to the physician.
  • Generates patient reports, sends acquired images electronically for accession/retrieval.
  • Ensures the continuity of care through effective interactions with other departments.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment, troubleshoots malfunctions, and promptly reports deficiencies to management.
  • Monitors supply stock to ensure adequate reserve.
  • Collects data to measure and track quality management
  • Supports department initiatives (formal/informal process improvement, problem solving).
  • Instructs and provides clinical guidance to students
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Addendum 1 NMG Ophthalmology Responsibilities:

  • Interviews patients and documents histories.
  • Performs ophthalmic imaging, (OCT, Fundus Photos, Fluorescein Angiography, Slit Lamp photography).
  • Communicates with patients (follow-up care, surgeries, procedures, changes in schedule, symptoms, surgery scheduling, etc.), returns phone calls (patients, pharmacies).
  • Maintains and cleans equipment, reports equipment deficiencies to management.
  • Maintain supplies and stocks space.



  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Basic Life Support (American Heart Association) certification.
  • Diploma or certificate of completion from an accredited medical sonography program
  • Zero (0) to two (2) years’ experience in a relevant role.
  • Technical competency in relevant specialty.
  • American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) certification relevant to specialty area/modality.
    • RVT through ARDMS or RVS certification through Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) accepted for Vascular.


  • Associate or Bachelor degree.
  • Three or more years’ experience.
  • Additional certification relevant to specialty area.

There is a $5,000 sign-on bonus available for this position for external candidates and candidates who have not worked at NM in over 1 year.

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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