Ultrasound Technologist - Per Diem, Variable Shift, Tulare

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Clinical Care
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Central California Region
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30066 Requisition #

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

 

We're looking for someone to join our team as a Ultrasound Technologist who:

Performs ultrasonic diagnostic procedures in accordance with accepted protocols as directed by physicians. Produces images of internal body tissues in order to diagnose and monitor a variety of conditions such as heart disease, pregnancy and cancer. Supervises and mentors ultrasound personnel. Maintains equipment.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Uses ultrasound equipment to direct high-frequency sound waves to a prescribed area of the patient's body and capture quality images that describe the composition, shape and motion of tissues, organs, vessels and pathology. Summarizes, documents, verifies and presents images, findings, calculations and measurements to physicians for diagnoses. Adheres to ultrasonic diagnostic procedures, precautions and standards.
  • Provides direct patient care, including assessing patient condition and ability to cooperate. Positions patients and equipment, prepares patients for procedures and continually monitors and records vital signs. Observes for reactions and signs of impending complications and intervening as needed.
  • Maintains accurate records, files and billing information. Ensures the integrity of patient medical images and data while adhering to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other patient confidentiality guidelines and regulations.
  • Prepares rooms and patients for subsequent ultrasound procedures.
  • Verifies operational status of equipment prior to daily utilization.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

 

You'll be successful with the following qualifications:

 

Education: 

  • Diploma/certificate from an Ultrasound college/school: Required

 

Required Licenses/Certifications: 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification: Required
  • CALIFORNIA AND HAWAIIACR Accredited Sites; All sonographers must be certified and currently registered as ARDMS (OB), (AB), (RVT) or ARRT - RT(VS) or RT(S) or CCI - RVS: Preferred
  • Multiple areas: Preferred
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) in Sonography: Preferred
  • OREGONACR Accredited Sites; All sonographers must be certified and currently registered in at least two (2) of the following; ARDMS (OB), (AB), (RVT) or ARRT - RT(VS) or RT(S) or CCI - RVS: Required
  • Oregon Board of Medical Imaging (OBMI) Sonography license: Required

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