Providence Health & Services Ultrasound Technologist in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling an Ultrasound Technologist to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland , Oregon. This is an on call, variable shift position.
We are seeking an Ultrasound Technologist who will perform ultrasound examinations according to physicians' orders, utilizing a variety of sophisticated ultrasound equipment, taking into account individual patient's special or age-related needs.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Provide quality images with accuracy and efficiency, using optimal skills and knowledge of all equipment.
Perform and maintain competency in, Abdominal, OB/GYN, Small Parts, Biopsy and limited vascular ultrasound studies, demonstrating technical proficiency in producing diagnostic scans and the ability to recognize anatomical structures that are visualized. Records scan for permanent record. Assures an adequate clinical history is available which correlates with examination being performed.
Develop and present images and related patient information to physician for diagnosis.
Demonstrate competence in all areas of ultrasound positioning, physiology, procedure preparation and technical factors; operates all ultrasound equipment and can select and modify technical factors as needed.
Assist physicians with invasive procedures as required.
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Current American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) certification:
New graduates must be board eligible and obtain permanent certification within six months of hire
Current OBMI as a Medical Sonographer:
New graduates must have OBMI temporary license upon hire and obtain permanent license within six months
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Completion of pledge to Image Gently/Image Wisely within one month of hire
Adherence to appropriate professional credentialing practice standards
Expert knowledge of anatomy and physiology, imaging principles and practices, as well as the ability to obtain high-quality images
Computer skills and knowledge of keyboard functionality
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Two (2) years of clinical experience in diagnostic ultrasound
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As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
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Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Ultrasound Technologist
Req ID: 288273