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Company: University of California
Location: Davis, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Job Summary

The Senior MFM Sonographer must be fully competent in all facets of the job, this includes: OBGYN exams/procedures including high risk patients and complicated fetal anomalies. 

The Senior MFM Sonographer provides highly competent technical support in the performance of examinations to provide diagnostic images for interpretation by a Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) specialist. 

The Senior MFM Sonographer is responsible for performing low and high risk perinatal Obstetric (OB) ultrasound examinations in accordance with established departmental and American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) guidelines and protocols.  

The Senior MFM Sonographer must possess expertise in prenatal diagnosis and OB ultrasound with the ability to recognize normal and pathological conditions and apply additional modalities as indicated (i.e. Doppler, 3D/4D).

Apply By July 16, 2024 at 11:59 pm 


Minimum Qualifications

For full consideration applicants are encouraged to upload license and certification if required of the position.

  • American Registration for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) certification with Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)
  • American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in OB/GYN
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) or UC Davis Health CPR
  • Recent experience in Perinatology 
  • Experience with complex anatomic ultrasound (level II studies), Doppler, multiples, nuchal translucency and ultrasound guidance for amniocentesis. 
  • Knowledge of American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) obstetric protocols. 
  • Ability to operate Epic, Visage, ViewPoint, ClickView, Excel, Word and other patient care management systems for documentation activities and report generation. 
  • Ability to assume responsibility and dependability, i.e., (but not limited to): attendance, punctuality, positive attitude, initiation of duties not specifically stated (linen, supplies, cleanliness of work area), maintenance/upkeep of equipment, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Interest in further training in prenatal fetal surgery (Laser therapy, MMC repair) and guidance for chorionic chronic villi sampling. 

Key Responsibilities




Department Overview

Prenatal Diagnosis Center (PNDx) provides comprehensive counseling, screening, and diagnostic testing for fetal disorders, which include chorionic villus sampling (CVS) and amniocentesis. 

This position rotates locations to include PNDx Sacramento, PNDx Stockton, FCTC, Main Hospital, and other satellite facilities. 


  • Salary or Pay Range: $60.57 - $78.38
  • Salary Frequency: Hourly 
  • Salary Grade: 168
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Appointment Type: Staff: Career
  • Percentage of Time: 100%
  • Shift Hours: Day
  • Location: UCDH Prenatal Diagnosis Stockton (DIAG STOCKTON)
  • Union Representation: EX-Patient Care Technical 
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes 
  • Hybrid/Remote/Onsite: This position is 100% on-site


Outstanding benefits and perks are among the many rewards of working for the University of California. UC Davis offers a full range of benefits, resources and programs to help you bring your best self to work, as well as to help you and your family achieve your health, wellness, financial and career goals. Learn more about the benefits below and eligibility rules by visiting either our handy Benefits Summary for UC Davis Health Employees or Benefits Summary for UC Davis Employees and our Benefits Page.

If you are represented by a union, benefits are negotiated between the University of California (UC) and your union and finalized in a contract. Read your bargaining unit's employment contract, stay abreast of current negotiations and learn about collective bargaining at UC:

• High quality and low-cost medical plans to choose from to fit your family's needs 
• UC pays for Dental and Vision insurance premiums for you and your family 
• Extensive leave benefits including Pregnancy and Parental Leave, Family & Medical Leave 
• Paid Holidays annually as stipulated in the UC Davis Health Policies or Collective Bargaining Agreement 
• Paid Time Off/Vacation/Sick Time as stipulated in the UC Davis Health Policies or Collective Bargaining Agreement 
• Continuing Education (CE) allowance and Education Reimbursement Program as stipulated in the UC Davis Health Policies or Collective Bargaining Agreement 
• Access to free professional development courses and learning opportunities for personal and professional growth 
• WorkLife and Wellness programs and resources 
• On-site Employee Assistance Program including access to free mental health services 
• Supplemental insurance offered including additional life, short/long term disability, pet insurance and legal coverage 
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSFL) Qualified Employer & Student Loan Repayment Assistance Program for qualified roles 
• Retirement benefit options for eligible roles including Pension and other Retirement Saving Plans. More information on our retirement benefits can be found here 
• UC Davis cares about building a community, which is why we provide resources to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion as well as Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to support our staff 

Physical Demands

  • Standing - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Walking - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Sitting - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Lifting/Carrying 0-25 Lbs - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Lifting/Carrying 26-50 lbs - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Lifting/Carrying over 50 lbs - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Pushing/Pulling 0-25 Lbs - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Pushing/Pulling 26-50 lbs - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Pushing/Pulling over 50 lbs - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Bending/Stooping - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Squatting/Kneeling - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Twisting - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Reaching overhead - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Keyboard use/repetitive motion - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 

Environmental Demands

  • Chemicals, dust, gases, or fumes - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Loud noise levels - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Microwave/Radiation - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 

Mental Demands

  • Sustained attention and concentration - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Complex problem solving/reasoning - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Ability to organize & prioritize - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Communication skills - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Numerical skills - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Constant Interaction - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Customer/Patient Contact - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 
  • Multiple Concurrent Tasks - Occasional Up to 3 Hours 

Work Environment

  • Must be able to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, on-call and some overtime so needed for fetal diagnostic and surgical cases. 
  • Must be able to rotate for evening, weekend and holiday coverage per departmental staffing guidelines. 
  • Must be able to travel to other UCD imaging facilities. 

Special Requirements

  • This is a critical position, as defined by UC policy and local procedures, and as such, employment is contingent upon successful completion of background check(s), including but not limited to criminal record history background check(s) 
  • This position is designated as a mandated reporter under CANRA and UC policy, and employment is contingent on compliance with applicable policies, procedures and training requirements

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

At UC Davis, we're solving life's most urgent challenges to bring a fuller, healthier, and more resilient world within reach. We grow from every challenge we take on and we don't just maintain - we improve. We recognize that creating an inclusive and intellectually vibrant organization means understanding and valuing both our individual differences and our common ground. The most comprehensive solutions come from the most diverse minds and you belong here. As you consider joining UC Davis, please explore our Principles of Community, our Clinical Strategic Plan and strategic vision for research and education, and our latest efforts to outgrow the expected. The University of California, Davis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. 

For the University of California's Affirmative Action Policy, please visit: 

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Because we want you to be seen, our recruiting process at UC Davis fosters authenticity, diversity, and inclusion. Studies have shown that some people may not apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. Each unique role at UC Davis has a set of requirements and you could be perfect for this role, or you could be perfect for the next role! Don't meet all the requirements? We still encourage you to apply! #YouBelongHere



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