Sonographer, Ultrasound

  • Willamette Valley Medical Center
  • McMinnville, OR
  • Sep 25, 2020
Medical Imaging

Job Description

Under the supervision of the radiologist and Director of Radiology, performs all phases of diagnostic medical sonography to provide high quality diagnostic exams and patient care. Procedures include but are not necessarily limited to, abdominal, OB/GYN, Breast, noninvasive vascular, pediatric, and small parts. Minimum Qualifications: Graduate of an approved CAAHEP/JRC-DMS accredited program for Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Licensed by the Oregon Board of Medical Imagine (OBMI) as a Medical Sonographer. New graduates must have OBMI temporary license upon hire and obtain permanent license within 6 months. Certified or eligible for certification by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in one or more of the following registries: AB, BR, OB/GYN, RVT. May consider RVT certification with significant on-the job experience in anatomical studies. New graduates must be board eligible and obtain permanent certification within 6 months of hire. BLS within 3 months of hire and maintain as current. Competent in scanning abdominal organs such as liver, kidneys, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas, and parts of the chest. Competent in scanning obstetric and gynecologic areas; the imaging of the female reproductive system and fetus. Competent in scanning noninvasive vascular exams such as carotid, venous, aorta, hepatic Doppler studies, and peripheral arterial exams. Be able to demonstrate specific normal anatomy and abnormal pathology. Possess good judgment, decision making, and communication skills. Essential Job Functions: Collects Pertinent Data & Documents Procedure Performs Ultrasound Procedures Assists Physicians with Procedures Provide Collaborative Duties Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrate sound judgment, patience and maintain a professional demeanor at all times Ability to work in a busy and stressful environment Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize Computer skills: Electronic medical records software Strong interpersonal verbal and written communication skills Creativity, problem analysis and decision making Ability to work varied shifts, including participation in call rotation. WVMC is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have special need or seek accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process, please contact us at (503) 472-6131. #cb Qualifications Licenses & Certifications Required ARDMS Preferred BLS Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)