Pioneer Medical Center

Ultrasound Technologist PRN

Pioneer Medical Center is a 25-bed critical access hospital, essentially the county hospital for Sweet Grass County, Montana: Population 3700. We are in a beautiful valley along the Yellowstone River, between three mountain ranges, just north of Yellowstone National Park. We serve our neighbors (ranchers, skilled trades people and active retirees) and the many tourists who come here on their way to Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks, or to fish the Yellowstone, hike, bike, hunt or just get away from overcrowded places. Big Timber is a vibrant and welcoming small town, an hour from Bozeman and Billings. Our schools are highly rated, with high community support.

Pioneer Medical Center has an immediate opening for a PRN licensed Ultrasound Technologist to join our hospital & clinics' patient care team.


Responsible for performing Ultrasound examinations and associated duties. Performs in accordance with established hospital/departmental policies and procedures. The candidate needs to be capable of performing troubleshooting for equipment, as well as make valued judgment decisions related to validity of orders.





1. Supports and models behaviors consistent with Pioneer Medical Center’s mission, vision, values, code of business conduct and service expectations. Meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements. Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental, and outside agency standards as it relates to the environment, employee, patient safety or job performance.

2. Obtains patient history, answers patient questions, and explains procedure.

3. Prepare patient, equipment, and room for exam, to include patient education, positioning, and supplies as needed.

4. Performs ancillary duties required to insure proper scheduling, preparation, documentation, storage, and reporting of all ultrasound exams.

5. Maintains orderliness and cleanliness in work area.

6. Request and order supplies as necessary to always keep materials on hand.

7. Enhance professional growth utilizing educational opportunities.

8. Complete other duties as assigned.

9. Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental, and outside agency safety standards as it relates to the environment, employee, and patient/resident safety.




• Common policies and procedures, both organizational and departmental

• Compliance Program

• Code of Conduct

• Regulatory standards (i.e., State Survey, OSHA)

• HIPAA and confidentiality requirements

• Patient’s/resident’s rights

• Patient safety standards


• Professional communication skills, both verbal and written


• Incorporate population specific needs into all aspects of communication and patient care; scope of services provided will encompass age groups from infant through geriatric.

• Communicate clearly and effectively, both verbal and written

• Establish and maintain collaborative relationships.

• Ability to work under stressful conditions.

• Willingness to assume additional duties when requested and to offer assistance to others when indicated.


• Graduate of an accredited course in Ultrasound.

• Registered ARDMS

• Or an equivalent combination of education and experience relating to the above tasks, knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered.



• Be able to complete all responsibilities in a timely fashion in the midst of other work responsibilities.


Blood Borne Pathogen Category: Category I: Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues.


Look through our website,, the Facebook groups "Big Timber Community" and "Big Timber Buzz” or call our Director of HR at 406.932.4603 for more information about the area and this role.

Pioneer Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local

laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.'

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