Salem, Oregon, Eligible for excellent hiring incentives, including a Start Bonus and Relocation Assistance (for hires relocating from greater than 100 miles). To qualify for the bonus candidates must not have been employed by Salem Health in the last 6 months. Bonuses are available to external applicants only and are subject to all applicable tax withholding. Your Role With Us: 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 be 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 Problem solving skills to tailor exams to meet the specific needs of pediatric, adolescent and/or geriatric patients while obtaining quality exams. Performs procedures in compliance with department’s technical procedure manual or deviations requested by attending radiologist. Correlates sonographic findings with clinical findings and results of previous imaging exams. Analyzes examination for completeness and gathers additional information beyond that called for by standard protocols when necessary. Demonstrates appropriate problem solving skills to reach a decision. Documents findings and results in an orderly and thorough manner with proper annotation and patient identification. Provides pertinent communication to the patient, significant others, and health care providers. Assists physician as needed with proper supplies and equipment during procedures. Utilizes imaging equipment to assist radiologist with guidance and localization. Proper blood and body fluid precautions are followed. Performs proper care and cleaning of equipment. Uses the Radiology Information System (RIS) and Hospital Information System (HIS), and the Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS) in an efficient manner. Expertise/Background Bachelor’s degree in Sonography preferred. 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 within 90 days of hire. We have many excellent opportunities available! To view all of our openings, please visit our career page at https://www.salemhealth.org/about/careers Pay by experience hospitalVIEW JOB POSTING
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