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Lead Sonographer II - Ultrasound (40 hours/week, days)

Company: EvergreenHealth
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Wage Range: $42.62 $71.09 per hour plus Lead premiumPosted wage ranges represent the entire range from minimum to maximum. For jobs with more than one level, the posted range reflects the minimum of the lowest level and the maximum of the highest level. Some positions also offer additional premiums based on shift, certifications, or degrees. Job offers are determined based on a candidate's years of relevant experience, level of education and internal equity.Job Summary: The Sonographer, Level II, is accomplished in two or more of the following applications: General (abdominal, OB-GYN, small parts, nuerosonology and breast) and Vascular Technology (carotid, venous and arterial), and presents the findings to the interpreting radiologist on the level appropriate with the ARDMS level II Sonographer.Primary Duties: 1. Preforms Ultrasound examinations in different specialties, including: a) General Ultrasound (Abdomen, Pelvic, Renal, Thyroid, Scrotal, Breast, MSK, Neurosonology, and Pediatrics; Assisting with Interventional Procedures, including biopsies, aspirations, localizations, Paracentesis, Thoracentesis, and OR/Cath Lab guidance). b) OB Ultrasound (First and 2nd Trimester OB, D & E Procedures, and amniocentesis) c) Vascular Ultrasound (Abdominal Vasculature, Venous Extremities, Arterial Extremities, Carotid Doppler, Renal Arterial Doppler, TIPS, Grafts, and ABI/Toe Pressures). 2. Analyzes patient's general body configuration to analyze the most acceptable examination approach 3. Assists with introduction or placement and the application of various ultrasound transducers. 4. Assists with introduction or placement of intra cavity devices, as well as needles designed for biopsy or amniocentesis. 5. Provides portable examinations at bedside as requested by attending physicians and processes the documenting video film.6.Performs high-level disinfection on transducers as appropriate.7.Performs other duties as assignedLead Accountabilities:1.Oversees daily clinical activity and coordination of patient/employee ratios.2.Monitors staffing grid to institute low census policies when possible.3.Insures thoroughness and safety of examination while setting priority of clinical need.4.Maintains examination schedule in the most productive manner with a balance of clinical responsibility shared between staff.5.Delegates special work assignments when volumes allow.6.Maintains section policy/procedure manuals as well as exam protocol manuals.7.Supports, develops and participates in quality control and quality assurance standards and programs.8.Has knowledge of and actively participates in review of JC requirements.9.Provides in-service and orientation to new employees in the section and ancillary personnel as required.10.Insures and record completeness of required documents of licensure, certification and registration as related to section.11.Coordinates repair and maintenance of equipment through Manager in a manner not to insult patient care, productivity or after-hours work if possible.12.Maintains inventory levels in the section sufficient for examination requirements while complying with budget guidelines as outlined by DI Manager.13.Confers with the Manager on a regular basis for discussion of productivity, budget status and overall direction of responsibility.14.Immediately communicates all exceptions to department and hospital policies.15.Develops call, standby and vacation/attendance schedule for approval by direct supervisor no less than one month prior to distribution.16.Attends and actively participates in lead technologist meetings.17.Communicates on regular basis with radiologists on the best approach to tailor examination to clinical need.18.Aids in development of new procedures and policies.19.Assists supervisor with TQA (technical quality assurance) programs; promotes technologist participation.20.Reviews images for technical quality and guidance for technologists.21.Performs other duties as assigned.License, Certification, Education or Experience:REQUIRED for the position: * ARDMS-eligible by date of hire. ARDMS-certified in Abdomen and Vascular Certification (RVT) within one year of employment. * OB/GYN at a minimum by two years of employment. * Graduate of an Accredited Ultrasound Program. * Training specific to the operation and use of Ultrasound scanners * Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire DESIRED for the position: * 1 year of experience in ultrasoundBenefit Information: Choices that care for you and your familyAt EvergreenHealth, we appreciate our employees commitment and contribution to our success. We are proud to offer a suite of quality benefits and resources that are comprehensive, flexible, and competitive to help our staff and their loved ones maintain and improve health and financial well-being.

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance
  • On-demand virtual health care
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Retirement plans (457(b) and 401(a) with employer contribution)
  • Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degrees
  • Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
  • Paid Time Off/Vacation
  • Extended Illness Bank/Sick Leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Voluntary hospital indemnity insurance
  • Voluntary identity theft protection
  • Voluntary legal insurance
  • Pay in lieu of benefits premium program
  • Free parking
  • Commuter benefitsView a summary of our total rewards available to you as an EvergreenHealth team member by clicking on the link below.*This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between EvergreenHealth and the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), Local 21. Union membership is optional.PM21Please see job descriptionPI207859917

Keywords: EvergreenHealth, Kirkland , Lead Sonographer II - Ultrasound (40 hours/week, days), Healthcare , Kirkland, Washington

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