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Sonographer II

Sequoia Hospital Redwood City, California
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Requisition ID 2022-248245 Employment Type PRN Department Ultrasonography Hours/Pay Period 1 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Day Remote No Category Radiology
Overview

About Sequoia Hospital – Hello HumankindnessDignity Health Sequoia Hospital is an accredited not-for-profit community hospital providing innovative and exceptional health care for generations of Bay Area residents. Sequoia’s Heart and Vascular Institute is a nationally known pioneer in advanced cardiac care affiliated with the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute. Sequoia has received national recognition from Healthgrades for superior patient safety and was named as one of America’s top 100 hospitals for cardiac care. Our Total Joint Replacement program is a designated Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement. Our Birth Center is consistently ranked as a favorite among Peninsula families. We are also known for our comprehensive emergency care and leading-edge tomosynthesis 3-D mammogram technology. Our Pavilion combines the most advanced medical and surgical services with a unique healing environment including private spacious rooms and inviting garden areas.


Responsibilities

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for performing diagnostic ultrasound procedures and/or NIV testing at a technical level not requiring constant supervision, under the general direction of a radiologist and radiology administration. In accordance with the mission and philosophy of Dignity Health, the Sonographer is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for performing diagnostic testing used in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care for patients. Incumbents in this position shall comply with all applicable laws and rules including the Dignity Health Standards of Conduct and Dignity Health policies and procedures that apply to his/her job responsibilities, seek guidance when in doubt, promptly report any potential or suspected violation of Dignity Health Standards of Conduct, Dignity Health policy or procedure or applicable laws/regulations and when requested, assist Dignity Health personnel in investigating all allegations of violation. When called upon, the incumbent shall assist in risk evaluation and work collaboratively with facility/entity leaders to implement, monitor and mitigate risk corrective plans outlined by the Compliance program.

Minimum:

  • Must have completed a formal Sonography course or have completed four years of progressively responsible experience in an ultrasound department (such experience must have been within the last five years).
  • Current certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Ultrasonographers (RDMS)
  • OR RDCS OR RVT in at least one field of specialization (i.e. Echocardiography/Doppler, Abdominal or OB/Gyn) or eligibility for certification and must achieve certification within one year of eligibility. (CT ARDMS)
  • Current Basic Life Support for healthcare providers required. (CT CPRBLS)


Qualifications

Must have completed a formal Sonography course or have completed four years of progressively responsible experience in an ultrasound department (such experience must have been within the last five years).

Current certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Ultrasonographers (RDMS). OR RDCS OR RVT in at least one field of specialization (i.e. Echocardiography/Doppler, Abdominal or OB/Gyn) or eligibility for certification and must achieve certification within one year of eligibility. (CT ARDMS). Current Basic Life Support for healthcare providers required. (CT CPRBLS)

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