Company: Legacy Health
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Job ID: 21-18213
Type: Part Time - Benefitted
Salmon Creek Medical Ctr campus
Hire-on bonus and relocation assistance available for this
position, subject to eligibility.
Ultrasounds and biopsies can be scary procedures for some patients.
Your skill and compassion as a sonographer will help to put
patients at ease.
Your sound judgment will be used to determine imaging technique and
patient treatment. Through your expertise, you will help to fulfill
Legacy's mission of making life better for others.
Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center is Southwest Washington's most
modern hospital, offering the latest technology in a setting
designed for comfort and care for the whole family. We feature
innovations in joint replacement, robotic surgery, pelvic health
for women, cancer care, intensive care for newborns, neurosurgery,
medical care for children and more.
Provides quality images with accuracy and efficiency, using optimal
skills and knowledge of all equipment.
Performs and maintains competency in Abdominal, OB/GYN, Small
Parts, Biopsy, Carotid, Peripheral Venous, and Peripheral Arterial
ultrasound studies in accordance with department standards and
guidelines as detailed in the Ultrasound Procedure Manual.
Recognizes the significance of structures visualized,
differentiates artifacts and records scan for permanent record.
Operates all ultrasound imaging equipment to insure accurate and
Develops and presents films and related patient information to
physician for diagnosis.
Assists with patient transport by moving patients using standard
Gathers complete documentation of all pertinent information to
provide accurate and timely service to customers.
Identifies patient by checking patient's I.D., full name and
medical record number according to department procedure.
Reviews patient chart and orders to insure correct examination.
Labels images completely with demographic, position and other
Logs activities, gathers charging information and charges exams as
Follows department and hospital procedures and policies.
Performs quality control and quality assurance, records results and
reports variance from normal equipment function.
PERSONAL & PATIENT CARE AND SAFETY :
Provides for personal and patient care and safety using
professional judgment in accordance with written standards so there
is no injury to self or others.
Practices universal and blood and body fluid precautions, and
sterile practices according to procedures.
Communicates and uses knowledge of related anatomy and physiology
to insure appropriate and effective care to neonate, pediatric,
adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
Maintains awareness of patient status and takes appropriate actions
to meet their needs.
PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOR :
Practices professional communications, appearance, conduct,
punctuality, attendance and attitude that lead to physician,
patient and co-worker respect and confidence.
Informs and educates patient and/or family of all needed
information concerning the exam performed.
Uses professional judgment and presents a professional image of
competency to customer and staff.
Maintains professional appearance, punctuality, flexibility,
confidentiality and guest relations.
Handles stressful situations in ways that promote positive
Takes personal initiative to maintain current in education
(journals, books, in-services, seminars, etc.) and
Participates in presenting professional information to
Education: Graduate of accredited school of ultrasound
Skills : Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems
applicable to job functions.
LEGACY'S VALUES IN ACTION:
Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy's Values in Action.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled
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