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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Ensure safe, effective and efficient daily operation of the Ultrasound Division in the Department of Radiology. Incumbent has measurable impact on operational effectiveness, attainment of department objectives, and service to customers, both internal and external. This position will act as a liaison for all US sites, and will also include extensive involvement with the scheduling staff, technical staff, and Radiologists. The estimated time element for this position is 40% patient flow coordination, 50% administrative duties as directed by the manager, and 10% performing US patient exams.


Provide leadership, supervision, and direction for technical and non-technical Diagnostic Radiology staff. Utilize excellent organizational skills in prioritizing timely completion of tasks in the best interest of patient care and flow in a fast paced Ultrasound operation.

The Ultrasound Supervisor maximizes the use of available resources to reflect the standards of patient care and productivity while partnering with physicians and staff to obtain high-quality examinations.

This position is directly responsible for the daily coordination of the Ultrasound division. Resolve daily operational problems including patient flow, throughput, clinical information, exam scheduling and staffing for efficient department operations. Suggest improvement opportunities in all these areas as they arise.

Partnering with the manager, perform the following duties: Develop and maintain technologist work and vacation schedule. Complete payroll as assigned by manager. Manage interview, selection, and hiring process. Ensure staff receive adequate training and complete orientation of new employees. Suggest and implement disciplinary action when the need arises. Develop and oversee employee performance improvement plans. Perform a significant role in writing and giving staff performance evaluations.

Meet the needs of the patients in a cost-effective manner, assisting the manager and Director to ensure department functions are within budget and are in compliance with hospital policies and regulatory agencies, and maintaining effective relationships with referring departments, offices and physicians.

The supervisor serves as a role model for exemplary customer service and endeavors to coach and motivate staff to excel in the Radiology philosophy of upholding a gold standard in customer service performance. In addition, each Radiology employee is expected to understand and demonstrate the principles of Patient and Family Centered Care and apply them to every interaction with patients, families and each respective team member. The supervisor must practice and teach service excellence skills in the working environment.

Required Qualifications*

*Qualified candidates have graduated from an accredited Ultrasound program.

*Current ARDMS certification in Abd/OB-GYN and five years of progressive ultrasound experience.

*Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

*Must be able to problem-solve using critical thinking skills and good judgment.

*Demonstrated ability to see the global view/ big picture and take appropriate action.

*Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

*Ability to positively represent the department to internal and external customers.

*Effectively prioritize workload to meet deadlines in a timely manner.

*Demonstrated excellent leadership, interpersonal, documentation, and organizational skills.

*Self- starter, demonstrated excellent technical skills

*Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative.

*Responsible for performing ultrasound procedures according to department protocols.

*Proficiency with computer systems and SYNGO, equipment troubleshooting.

Desired Qualifications*

Proven leadership qualities with the ability to foresee potential problems and implement solutions independently. Demonstrate resourcefulness in order to initiate creative solutions in daily processes or in volatile circumstances.

Work Locations

University Hospital, B1 G510FA

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.