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Chief Sonographer OB-GYN - DAY SHIFT - Women's Health Cherry Drive

Penn State Health
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Nov 13, 2022

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Job Description

Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.00

Shift: Day

Hours: Day


Responsible for the coordination of day-to-day operations of the OB/Gyn ultrasound unit, provides direction and insight of the sonography unit to coincide with divisional goals. Interacts with different organizational levels throughout the institution to insure the unit will function effectively. Responsible for the operation of diagnostic medical equipment to perform a variety of technical sonographic procedures. These procedures require independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative in the application of non-ionizing high frequency ultrasonic waves for prenatal diagnoses, work independently and have a thorough knowledge of high risk conditions as a member of the high risk care team.


Graduate of an accredited ultrasound program required

Bachelor's Degree with 5 years ultrasound experience or 9 years ultrasound experience required ARDMS in OB/Gyn ultrasound and Nasal Bone certification required


Ability to handle real time issues and work with management and other departments to find a resolution required

Knowledge of m-mode, pulse and color Doppler waveforms required

Knowledge of 3D/4D imaging required Strong analysis and problem solving skills required

Knowledge of sterile techniques used during invasive procedures required

Strong written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills required

Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations required

Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment required


Able to sit and walk occasionally; stand constantly

Able to lift/carry 0-10 lbs frequently; 11-50 lbs occasionally

Able to push/pull 0-20 lbs frequently; 21-75 lbs occasionally

Able to reach constantly. Able to use hand for simple/firm grasping

*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.

If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, martial status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF ( for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained

Position Chief Sonographer OB-GYN - DAY SHIFT - Women's Health Cherry DriveLocation US:PA:HersheyReq ID 18513
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