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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

Why join the Michigan Medicine Medical Imaging Team?

Our Sonographers are highly skilled leaders outstanding in their field. You will use highly advanced equipment to perform scans observe sound wave display. You’ll work directly with our Ultrasound Practitioners and Radiologists to provide a preliminary report of findings and obtain additional images as necessary. Patients come to Michigan Medicine when they are searching for high-end specialty care. Our physicians and clinicians take groundbreaking research from bench to bedside. If you want to develop and grow, maximize and expand your career experience a technologist, there is no better place.

Required Qualifications*

  • Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) is required.

  • Registration or eligibility to be registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)

    Physical Requirements

  • Mental/visual ability to operate complex computer equipment, with precision and attention to detail and ability to visually concentrate and focus for varying periods of time on individual patient images

  • Physical ability to remain in a stationary position (sitting or standing) for an entire workday (up to 80% of the time with frequent breaks)

  • Strength sufieient to:  lift some patients, move heavy equipment on wheels (up to approximately 500 lbs), and to move patients in wheelchairs and stretchers.

Work Schedule

This is a rotating position at various locations to include any of the following shifts: Days/evenings/nights/weekends

Work Locations

University Hospital

Additional Information

What perks and benefits can you look forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage.

  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings.

  • Generous PTO program.

  • 75% tuition reimbursement.

  • Exposure to innovative medical imaging studies and practices.

  • State of the Art technology

  • Regular education provided by University of Michigan professors and physicians on the latest developments and new technologies in the radiological field.


What skills would you master?

  • You’ll develop a keen eye for reviewing ultrasound examinations to assess the quality and completeness of imaging.

  • Working with Radiology faculty, you'll help develop, implement and/or assist in maintaining advanced ultrasound protocols and techniques.

  • You will have the opportunity to become an expert in producing ultrasound images with top-tier technology.

  • Our Sonographers are deeply dynamic, flexible and dependable. We serve highly acute patients and are prepared to respond appropriately at all times.

  • You’ll perfect critical thinking skills, ingenuity, creativity and integrity.

  • Because we are a teaching hospital, you’ll have the opportunity to mentor student externs.

  • Working within a Level 1 Trauma Center, you will see a great variety of critical care patients.

Additional Information


  • Category I – Tasks involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.

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.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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