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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

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology seeks an experienced, certified Ultrasound Technician to perform maternal ultrasounds. The candidate will assist on an obstetrical health research project and ideally would have previous experience with a maternal/pregnancy population. In addition to performing ultrasounds, they may also assist with approaching pregnant and laboring women for recruitment, obtaining informed consent, collection and recording of data and supporting research providers. The Ultrasound Technician will serve as an integral member the research team. This is a funded, term limited, position.

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.



  • Independently performs maternal vaginal ultrasound examinations per study protocols
  • Assist with ordering, maintaining and obtaining necessary supplies and equipment for ultrasounds
  • Monitors patient and needs during ultrasounds
  • Presents study to physicians for examination
  • Responsible for image capture, download and backups

Participant screening/recruitment

  • Reviewing real time medical records to match potential research participants with inclusion/exclusion criteria for active studies
  • Approaching laboring women, giving study overview, while being sensitive to environment and patients involved.
  • Explaining study thoroughly, reviewing informed consent, answering any questions, following GCP/IRB and obtaining consent

Study Reporting

  • Maintains documentation as required including research files, performs data entry, and completes paperwork needed for procedures/processes.
  • Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Assists study coordinator with various research duties when needed.

Required Qualifications*

Graduation from an ultrasonographic training program.

Must have at least one-year experience in maternal or gynecology ultrasounds.  

Must have outstanding communication and teamwork skills.

Must be organized, efficient, and have the ability to triage among pending tasks.

Must have documented excellent attendance record. Must be interested in community health research and health disparities.

Work Schedule

This is a part-time position with hours variable from 20-30 hours per week, with possibility of more hours and regular hours.

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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.