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Sonographer

Company: Confluence Health
Location: Moses Lake
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary Range

$33.15 - $52.07 Overview

Located in the heart of Washington, we enjoy open skies, snow-capped mountains, and the lakes and rivers of the high desert. We are the proud home of orchards, farms, and small communities. Confluence Health actively supports the communities we serve and their quality of life through our community support program and through our individual efforts as involved community members. Employees of Confluence Health receive a wide range of benefits in addition to compensation.

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts & Health Saving Accounts
  • CH Wellness Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Generous Retirement Plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Gym Membership Discount
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Shift DifferentialSummary

    Perform all routine and special ultrasound procedures. Provide patients with safe, courteous and efficient care. Assist in other sections of the department as needed. Position Reports To:Reports to Radiology Manager.Essential Functions

  • Prepares for and performs all ultrasound examinations.
  • Completes "Informed Consent" forms as needed.
  • Operates assigned equipment and performs all procedures in a safe manner as instructed.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the ultrasound unit and associated minor equipment in accordance with infection control policies and procedures.
  • Follows standard protocol for all exams.
  • Sonographer must assist the radiologist with procedures and operate the ultrasound machine.
  • Displays proper sterile technique for surgery & biopsy procedures.
  • Places lab specimens in proper location with proper labeling and forms filled in with correct patient information.
  • Required to take standby and be on call as needed. If on call, will be available within 20 minutes of notification of need.
  • If working less than 40 hours per week, may be required to work scheduled days off.
  • Utilizes PACS, RIS, and current EMR efficiently and completes required paperwork for each examination performed.
  • Maintains licensures/certifications in current and good standing and complies with all continuing education requirements as dictated by regulatory entities.
  • Good time management and prioritization skills by having an ability to work against deadlines and work effectively with high volumes and multiple interruptions.
  • Attend department meetings and participate in all annual required training and in-service training.
  • Required to maintain active Basic Life Support (CPR) certification.
  • Other duties as assigned.Demonstrate Standards of Behavior and adhere to the Code of Conduct in all aspects of job performance at all times.Position Requirements

    Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is an essential requirement of working at Confluence Health. Religious and medical exemptions will be considered upon request.Qualifications

    Required:
    • An education program approved by the ARDMS with clinical experience in ultrasound.
    • ARDMS registered or registry eligible and actively pursuing registry in one or more special areas (OB/GYN, ABD). (If not registered, must be registered within 6 months of hire date.)
    • Knowledge of the factors of ultrasonic exposure sufficient to operate equipment safely. Knowledge of anatomy and physiology for the examination to be performed.
    • ARDMS registered in vascular technology within one year of employment at CWH.Desired:
      • A working knowledge of computers, accurate keyboarding skills, and email communication.Physical/Sensory Demands

        O = Occasional, represents 1 to 25% or up to 30 minutes in a 2 hour workday.F = Frequent, represents 26 to 50% or up to 1 hour of a 2 hour workday.C = Continuous, represents 51% to 100% or up to 2 hours of a 2 hour workday.Physical/Sensory Demands For This Position:
        • Walking - F
        • Sitting/Standing - F
        • Reaching: Shoulder Height - F
        • Reaching: Above shoulder height - F
        • Reaching: Below shoulder height - F
        • Climbing - O
        • Pulling/Pushing: 25 pounds or less - F
        • Pulling/Pushing: 25 pounds to 50 pounds - F
        • Pulling/Pushing: Over 50 pounds - F
        • Lifting: 25 pounds or less - F
        • Lifting: 25 pounds to 50 pounds - F
        • Lifting: Over 50 pounds - O
        • Carrying: 25 pounds or less - F
        • Carrying: 25 pounds to 50 pounds - O
        • Carrying: Over 50 pounds - O
        • Crawling/Kneeling - O
        • Bending/Stooping/Crouching - F
        • Twisting/Turning - F
        • Repetitive Movement - CWorking Conditions:
          • If working less than 40 hours per week, may be required to work scheduled days off.
          • Must be able to take call with a response time of 20 minutes.
          • Assists in lifting patients and places them in appropriate positions with the use of safe patient handling equipment. Requires manual and finger dexterity, eye-hand coordination and depth perception for operation of equipment.Job Classification:
            • FLSA: Non-Exempt
            • Hourly/Salary:HourlyPhysical Exposures For This Position:
              • Unprotected Heights - No
              • Heat - No
              • Cold - No
              • Mechanical Hazards - Yes
              • Hazardous Substances - Yes
              • Blood Borne Pathogens Exposure Potential - Yes
              • Lighting - Yes
              • Noise - No
              • Ionizing/Non-Ionizing Radiation - Yes
              • Infectious Diseases - Yes

Keywords: Confluence Health, Richland , Sonographer, Healthcare , Moses Lake, Washington

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