Allied Health Careers at Lifespan

Ultrasound Technologist Job

Job Number: RIH17886

Job Title: Per Diem/Ultrasound Technologist - Ultrasound

Department: Ultrasound - 1013015

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

One year of formal training in an accredited School of Ultrasound or four years experience as a diagnostic medical sonographer.

Must hold a current CPR certification from AHA, BLS for Healthcare Providers.

Ability to operate ultrasound equipment, lifts and moves patients into correct position.

Analytical skills to determine best method of obtaining the desired results.

Interpersonal skills to deal effectively with patients who may be under physical and/or emotional stress, as well as staff members and physicians.

ARDMS certification is required.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


Twelve months training in ultrasonography through accredited ultrasound program, or the criteria set forth by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), and eligibility to sit for the board examination.

Under the general supervision of the Ultrasound Manager, Lead Ultrasound Technologist and following established procedures, performs diagnostic procedures to assist the physician in the diagnostic and treatment of illness and injuries by using ultrasound equipment, which uses the principles of sonography to produce images, giving size and depth of the tissue being studied.
All essential functions performed in the position reflect age specific needs of the geriatric, adult, and pediatric patients. Fosters patient and family centered care and nursing services in accordance with the Lifespan and Rhode Island Hospital mission, vision, and values, with consideration of the life span, including all developmental stages as well as cultural patterns