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Ultrasound Sonographer

PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth

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Bellingham, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2024

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, Washington is seeking an Ultrasound Sonographer for a Per Diem/Relief, 0.00 FTE, Variable position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $43.26 – $68.44. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

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

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.

Details about the position:

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

What you bring:

  • Accredited School Required: Ultrasound Sonography, 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 1 year Diagnostic ultrasound experience in a hospital facility preferred
  • Required: PACS/RIS knowledge; ImageCast/CareCast experience preferred
  • ARDMS registration required within 1 year of hire
  • Current certification/registration/licensure as required by the State for trained modality required
  • Required Upon Hire: Basic Life Support

Relocating to Bellingham? Here are some reasons why you'll love it:

  • No Washington state income tax
  • Endless outdoor recreation opportunities: head to Mt. Baker for a day in the snow, tour the San Juan Islands, hike the North Cascades
  • Small-city feel blended with urban living, strong schools, and great shopping and cuisine
  • Spotlight on Bellingham

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 a detailed description of this position, or for questions, contact Andrea, atworek@peacehealth.org.

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

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.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their 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 to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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