Ultrasound Technologist - Ultrasound

    Peace Health
    Longview, WA
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $11.50 - $16.12

    Job Description

    PeaceHealth is seeking aUltrasound Technologist - Ultrasoundfor a0.8full time equivalentNon-Exemptposition.This position will be workingNightshift with shift durations ofVariable.

    Req ID:191647

    JOB SUMMARY

    Uses independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative in performing diagnostic sonographic examinations utilizing ultrasound equipment in various modes and techniques to locate, evaluate, and record pertinent anatomical, pathological, and functional data. Responsible for initial assessments, summarizing diagnostic data and communicating this information with diagnostic images to the interpreting physician.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
    1. Performs most appropriate examination based on patient information through consultation with interpreting physician and/or ordering physician as necessary.
    2. Records test results, prepares accurate preliminary reports with information appropriate to their scope of practice and updates patient records for interpreting physician.
    3. Organizes daily work schedule and performs related clerical duties as required. May schedule and coordinate tests and prepare and maintain operational logs.
    4. Maintains and calibrates equipment and order necessary supplies.
    5. Prepares, supplies and equips exam rooms to meet the needs of requested examinations and to meet specific physician requirements for procedures.
    6. Uses independent judgment during exam to differentiate, within the scope of their licensure, between normal and pathological findings.
    7. Integrates previous imaging studies, laboratory results, patient history and medical records to optimize exam.
    8. Tailors exam to individual patient and utilizes the most appropriate equipment settings to provide most diagnostic information for interpretation.
    9. Performs other duties as assigned consistent with caregiver's scope of practice, training, experience and licensure/registration/certification.
    QUALIFICATIONS

    EDUCATION:
    • Graduate of a 2-4 year accredited ultrasound program required.
    • Bachelor's degree in ultrasound technology preferred.
    EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:
    • Minimum of one year of diagnostic ultrasound experience in a hospital facility preferred.
    • PACS/RIS knowledge is required. ImageCast/CareCast experience is preferred.
    LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

    ALL LOCATIONS:
    • Registered or registry eligible with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS). Must maintain active national registry status through accumulation of required CME on a "rolling triennium" basis.
    • Must obtain ARDMS registration within one year of hire.
    • Current certification/registration/licensure as required by the State for trained modality.
    • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
    OTHER SKILLS:
    • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs.
    • Basic computer and keyboarding skills required including MS Office applications.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment.
    • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
    REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

    St. John Medical Center:

    Imaging:

    RDMS-OB/GYN & RDMS-Abdomen required. New hires/graduates have one year to obtain registration.

    Cardiovascular:
    • ARDMS eligibility, Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) or Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) is required; ARDMS PE or ADRMS AE may be considered if working with the specified patient care population and as approved by department leadership.
    • Registered Diagnostic Vascular Sonographer (RVT) or Registered Vascular Sonographer (RVS) required.
    • New Hires/Graduates have one year obtain registration.
    LONGVIEW PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
    • Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.
    • Ability to lift 80 lbs. or less.
    • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids.
    • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).
    There may be more than one opening on this posting.

    For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

    About Us

    PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200providers and 10medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.

    Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through thisthree-minute video, and visit us onFacebookorLinkedIn! We offer competitive compensation, a robustbenefits packageand a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!

    To learn more please visit:jobs.peacehealth.org.Questions? Review ourEmployment FAQor emailRecruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

    Location:Longview, LCR Delaware Campus (103)
    Job Category:Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support
    Shift:Night
    Shift Length:Variable
    FTE:0.8
    Work Type:Part Time
    Hourly compensation starts at:$34.99, more depending on experience
    RequiredCertifications/Licensure:Basic Life Support; Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

    PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran,qualified individual with a disability,race,ethnicity,religion,gender,pregnancy,gender identity,national origin,age,genetic information,sexual orientation,or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

    The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

    Nearest Major Market:Portland Oregon
    Nearest Secondary Market:Tacoma
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    Posting ID: 552785817Posted: 2020-05-21