Lead Sonographer
Stanford Health Care
 Palo Alto, CA

Job Description

  • Primary educator for new POCUS learners including medical students, residents, faculty, RNs and APPs.. This will include clinical scanning shifts, didactics and hands-on workshops
  • Coordinate and maintain our weekly POCUS scans on QPATH to optimize our quality assurance process
  • Oversee maintenance of all ED POCUS machines, and work with vendors and clinical engineering for maintenance and repairs.
  • Instruct at various courses including Ultrafest, CME workshops, medical school courses, training workshops and others (2-3 weekend days/year)
  • Within scope of job, requires a love for teaching, excellent sonography skills, decisive judgement, organized and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

Job Qualifications:


3+ years clinical sonographer experience

Minimum Required Education:

Graduate of an accredited Ultrasound Technologist program or Diagnostic Medical Sonographer program.

Required Licensure/Certification:

  • Registered as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS), Vascular Technologist (RVT), or Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) by the American Registry for Diagnostic
  • Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or registered as a Technologist (RT) and certified in Sonography (S) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). State licensure if required by law.

BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before the start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer