BJC Careers

Breast Sonographer (Mammography experience preferred)

Saint Louis, MO
Imaging Services

Job Description

Job ID: 1172772
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

The Joanne Knight Breast Health Center/Mary Lee Hermann Breast Imaging Suite at Barnes Jewish Hospital and the Alvin C. Siteman Cancer Center provides state of the art Breast Health Services to the entire catchment area served by the Siteman Cancer Center. Asymptomatic women aged 40 + receive screening services. Women and men of any age receive diagnostic workups for breast abnormalities and problems. Services provided include full field digital screening mammograms and diagnostic mammograms, breast ultrasounds, minimally invasive core biospy (done by ultrasound or stereotaxis), cyst arpiration and breast. needle localizations. All examinations are performed by Certified Radiologic Technologists who are Registered in Mammography by the ARRT. Examinations and special procedures are interpreted and performed by dedicated Breast Imaging Radiologists of the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology. We collaborate closely with the Breast Surgery practice of the Washington University School of Medicine. Our Outreach Program, one of the largest Missouri, offers breast health services to underserved, uninsured low income persons.

Join Us!

Role Purpose

The Registered Diagnostic Sonographer performs ultrasound procedures, including but not limited to abdominal, small parts, and obstetrical, to adult and pediatric patients for the purpose of diagnosis and/or treatment of anatomic and physiologic disorders, and assist with needle procedures (i.e., biopsies, drainages, needle placements, etc.). May also perform vascular procedures.


  • Performs ultrasound imaging examinations.
  • Performs studies independently in the Operating Room and or portable exams as required by the work area.  
  • Maintains equipment and supplies.
  • Ensures proper documentation of procedures.
  • Collaborates with Radiologist and medical staff for diagnosis.

  • Minimum Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience

  • No Experience
  • Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • RDMS or equiv

  • Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information


  • Associate's Degree
  • - Sonography


  • <2 years
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • RDCS or equiv

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer