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Ultrasound Technologist

at Virginia Mason Memorial

Posted: 10/6/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 6467
Keywords: hospital, health

Job Description


Yakima, WA

Full Time

Work Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm

5/31/2019

ROLE SUMMARY
Under the broad direction of the Radiologist, the Ultrasound Technologist performs ultrasound examinations of specified anatomy as requested by an authorized, licensed Provider. The Ultrasound Technologist is expected to perform a variety of ultrasound procedures with the knowledge and ability to obtain a diagnostic-quality sonogram on all ages and gender of patients.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Education: Graduate of an accredited program of Sonography or Radiologic Technology under the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) required. 12 month externship preferred. Registry eligibility required
Experience: 2-4 years of ultrasound experience preferred
Licenses/Certificates/Registration: American Heart Association BLS required.
Certification via the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) in Physics required at time of hire. Vascular registry (RVT), Abdomen and OB/GYN registry required within 12 months of hire. Must be able to independently perform all exams and procedures in Ultrasound Department.
If assigned to work at O’hana: Initial certification in Mammography Required. Certification under ARDMS in breast ultrasound required within two years of hire.
The Scope of Practice for VMM sonographers is defined by the ARST Sonography standard
https://www.asrt.org/docs/default-source/practice-standards-published/ps_sono.pdf?sfvrsn=1ce176d0_18

About Us
Virginia Mason Memorial, part of the Virginia Mason Health System, is made up of a 226-bed hospital as well as 20+ primary care and specialty care practices/services. We are a nonprofit community hospital that has served Central Washington's Yakima Valley for more than 60 years. We are seeking remarkable employees with a passion for patients and customer service to add to our growing team!

We offer a three-tier benefit plan including medical, dental, vision coverage, plus a generous 401K plan (with matching!), life insurance options, competitive compensation, an employee wellness clinic and leadership development and education.

Why do we do what we do? As the region’s leading health care provider and Yakima’s largest employer, we believe that by improving health, we can transform Yakima!  Our vision is to "create healthy communities one person at a time." This means that each member of our award-winning team works to provide our patients, and their families, with the best medical and individual care possible. We work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would love to hear from you! 

“Virginia Mason Memorial provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires.  The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties.  Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve.  This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will.”