Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics

  • Ultrasound Technologist

    Job Locations US-OR-Dallas
    ID 2019-2759
    Category
    Allied Health
    Position Type
    Unscheduled
    Minimum Salary
    USD $36.56/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    DOE
    Shift
    Variable
    Work Schedule
    variable
    Hours Each Week
    0.10
  • Overview

    Your Team. Your Choice. Choose Salem Health.

     

    Salem Health does more than provide high quality patient care. It is an organization that commits itself to empowering teams to create, innovate, and dream. We are looking for individuals who can challenge the status quo, raise the bar, and embrace change. 

     

    At Salem Health, we want trailblazers, self-starters, and creative thinkers to drive improvement in the health care arena where “patient-centered” is more than just words.

    Description/Qualifications

    As an Ultrasound Technologist with Salem Health, you will be responsible for using appropriate techniques to perform ultrasound examinations while delivering top-notch patient care. Exceptional communication, critical thinking and problem solving skills are a must in this role to provide complete and accurate diagnostic information. You will tasked with using your knowledge to tailor exams to meet the specific needs of pediatric, adolescent and/or geriatric patients while obtaining quality exams.

     

    Core Functions

    • Perform procedures in compliance with department’s technical procedure manual or deviations requested by attending radiologist.
    • Correlate sonographic findings with clinical findings and results of previous imaging exams.
    • Analyze examination for completeness and gathers additional information beyond that called for by standard protocols when necessary.
    • Document findings and results in an orderly and thorough manner with proper annotation and patient identification.
    • Provide pertinent communication to the patient, significant others, and health care providers.
    • Use discretion when asking questions of the patient (or patient’s family), or when making statements regarding the examination.
    • Assist physician as needed with proper supplies and equipment during procedures.
    • Utilizes imaging equipment to assist radiologist with guidance and localization
    • Uses the Radiology Information System (RIS) and Hospital Information System (HIS), and the Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS) in an efficient manner.
    • Assists in training of other department employees and students as needed.

    Expertise/Background

    • Bachelor’s degree in Sonography and one (1) year of experience as an Ultrasound Tech preferred.
    • Must have an active license with the Oregon Board of Medical Imaging (OBMI).
    • Must be registered with the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) in both Abdomen and OB/GYN within 1 year of hire date
    • Current BLS from the AHA required

    Closing

    As a leader in the local industry, Salem Health offers a generous total rewards package, an empowering culture, and a commitment to the development and growth of our in-house talent. Our work is grounded in respect for people and continuous improvement and we invite you to partner with us to further our mission.

     

    Salem Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

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