Company: Catholic Health Initiative
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding
careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of
hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering
compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. VMFH
exists as a part of CommonSpirit Health, one of the largest
not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
We pride ourselves on excellence in service and hospitality by
contributing to the successes of our staff and patients. As a team
member at VMFH, you are provided unlimited opportunities for
personal and professional development along with great job
satisfaction. We would love foryou to come join our family!
- Performs ultrasound examinations in accordance with department
protocols and applicable regulatory requirements, and assumes
responsibility for the safe, efficient and proper operation of
- Work is performed with respect to various
specialty/sub-specialty areas (i.e. cardiac, general and
sub-specialties) in a variety of healthcare settings. Incumbents
may perform echocardiograms only if at SEH.
- Incumbents are also accountable for; keeping abreast of FHS
standards, protocols and procedures relating to the department;
keeping skills current; demonstrating evidence of continuing
education; attending department, local and national professional
meetings; and availing themselves of individualized learning
opportunities to stay current on new procedures, equipment or
Prepares/operates a variety of diagnostic ultrasound equipment
in accordance with American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
(AIUM) standards and department protocols.
Delivers patient care for all age groups while performing
ultrasound exams/procedures and/or special procedures.
Performs general office duties department operations to include;
answering phone; scheduling; filing; maintaining patient records;
Participates in the formal training of ultrasound interns.
Associates degree from an accredited training program in General
diagnostic sonography, and recent completion of a twelve-month
internship in diagnostic ultrasound (with at least six months in
General ultrasound) or equivalent recent directly-related work
experience that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job
- Registration with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical
Sonographers (ARDMS); or
- Certification in Sonography by the American Association of
Radiology Technologists (ARRT).
- Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS
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