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Ultrasound Technologist Job
PeaceHealth | Longview, Washington
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Job Description

Req ID: 149513

PeaceHealth is seeking a Ultrasound Technologist for a 0.9 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Variable shift with shift durations of Variable.

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:            

  • 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.

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).

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Longview, WA community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Longview, WA, LCR Delaware Campus (103)
Job Category:  Other Technicians & Technologists
Shift:  Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.9
Work Type:  Part Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $32.32, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/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.

Posting Notes: Longview, WA || Other Technicians & Technologists || Part Time || DIAGNOSTIC SVCS

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

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