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Trident Medical Center

Lead Ultrasound Technologist

Charleston, SC, United States
Full-time • No Weekends
Imaging   Job ID: 00062-29251
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SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time

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Do you have the career opportunities as a Lead Ultrasound Technologist you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinic at Summerville Medical Center, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.


We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Summerville Medical Center, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. 


Some of our unique benefits we offer include:



Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs

Student Loan Repayment

Paid Personal Leave

401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)

Identity Theft Protection discounts

Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options

Adoption Assistance

Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)


Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Lead Ultrasound Technologist where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued?  If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise! 


In addition to the duties and responsibilities of a Perinatal Ultrasound Tech, the Lead Ultrasound Technologist ensures the smooth and efficient operation of the Ultrasound Department under the supervision of the Director of Women and Children Services.


Primary Responsibilities:

·      Staff Sonographer duties and responsibilities.

·      Acts as the contact person for ultrasound technologists.

·      Ensures ultrasound-related supply levels are always adequate.

·      Reports any equipment failures to GE and/or the Biomedical Equipment Dept.

·      Coordinates patient flow.

·      Participates in the orientation and training of new Sonographers.

·      Handles daily operational issues such as staff scheduling, reporting sick or absent employees to the Manager.

·     Problem-solve with in-house IT department with respect to RIS and PACS issues.

·     Ensures staff Sonographers are following imaging protocols and assists in implementing new techniques and protocols.

·     Participates in the formulation and implementation of policies and procedures related to ultrasound.

·     Participates in the planning and modification to patient schedule templates for ultrasound.


Graduate of an AMA approved Ultrasound school


Current certification in American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Required OBGYN Certification

Required NTQR certified for Nuccal Translucency/Nasal Bone

Required BLS certification upon hire

Preferred CLEAR certified for Cervical Length

Preferred Fetal Echocardiography Certification

Specialty Certification highly preferred within 3 years of hire


Minimum of 1 year of Ultrasound experience 

Preferred 3 years as a sonographer in OB/GYN or perinatal Maternal-Fetal Medicine setting


Summerville Medical Center is a 120+ bed hospital with a 24-hour emergency room and comprehensive medical services. The facility enjoys an enviable reputation for its cardiac services, pediatrics and women’s service, including “home-like” birthing suites. Surgical services offered include orthopedic, reflux, robotic and weight loss surgeries. Summerville Medical Center is a five-star recipient for cardiovascular, neurosciences, critical care and patient safety outcomes according to a study released by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. This achievement is part of new findings and data featured in the Healthgrades 2019 report to the Nation.

The city of Summerville is where charm and southern hospitality blend gracefully with a modern and progressive atmosphere. Summerville, SC is rich in history with a focus on economic development that preserves the past while building for the future. Summerville is recognized as a nurturing community, where children can grow and develop. Minutes from historical Charleston and the beaches, our world-class sports venues and superior schools make Summerville truly a special place to work, live and play.

HCA Healthcare, the parent company of Summerville Medical Center, has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Our Company’s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.

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