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Sonographer

CHI Franciscan St. Michael Medical Center Poulsbo, Washington
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Requisition ID 2021-176838 Employment Type Per Diem Department Ultrasound Hours/Pay Period 0 Shift Day Standard Hours 800-1700
Overview

In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers.

Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.


Responsibilities

Job Summary:
Performs ultrasound examinations in accordance with department protocols and applicable regulatory requirements, and assumes responsibility for the safe, efficient and proper operation of ultrasound equipment. Work is performed with respect to various specialty/sub-specialty areas (i.e. cardiac, general and sub-specialties) in a variety of healthcare settings. Incumbents may perform echocardiograms only if at S EH.

Incumbents are also accountable for; keeping abreast of FHS standards, protocols and procedures relating to the department; keeping skills current; demonstrating evidence of continuing education; attending department, local and national professional meetings; and availing themselves of individualized learning opportunities to stay current on new procedures, equipment or information.

Essential Duties:

  • Prepares/operates a variety of diagnostic ultrasound equipment in accordance with American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) standards and department protocols.
  • Delivers patient care for all age groups while performing ultrasound exams/procedures and/or special procedures.
  • Performs general office duties department operations to include; answering phone; scheduling; filing; maintaining patient records; ordering supplies.
  • Participates in the formal training of ultrasound interns.

Qualifications

Education/Work Experience:

  • Associates degree from an accredited training program in General diagnostic sonography
  • Recent completion of a twelve-month internship in diagnostic ultrasound (with at least six months in General ultrasound) or equivalent recent directly-related work experience that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.

Licensure/Certification:

  • Registration with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS); or
  • Certification in Sonography by the American Association of Radiology Technologists (ARRT)..
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Certification.

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