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Ultrasound Sonographer

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Job ID: 41347
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington is seeking a Ultrasound Sonographer for a Per Diem/Relief, 0.00 FTE, Variable position. Hourly compensation is $39.24 - $66.45; hiring rate dependent on qualifications and professional experience and/or terms of Collective Bargaining Agreement.

We invite you to join our cohesive team at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington!  This position has the unique opportunity to be scheduled at both the hospital and the Kearney Breast Care Center, so previous breast imaging experience would be a plus.  This position will be scheduled mostly day shifts when possible. 

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.

About the position:

  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.

What you bring:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of ultrasound sonography program required or equivalent education and/or experience as required for obtaining certification/license/registration as required by the national registry through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS). 

  • Minimum of one year of diagnostic ultrasound experience in a hospital facility preferred.
  • PACS/RIS knowledge is required.
  • 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.
  • Must be fully vaccinated or exempted for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due medical/religious reasons.

For a full description of this position or for questions, contact Marie, [email protected].

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers. The benefits included in positions less than 0.5 FTE are 403b retirement plan for caregiver contributions; wellness benefits, discount program, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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