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Ultrasound Technologist

Company: Salem Health
Location: Salem
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Ultrasound Technologist

Job Locations





Allied Health

Position Type

Full time - Benefit eligible

Maximum Salary




Work Schedule

Fri: 0730-1700, Sat/Sun: 0800-1730, Mon: 0700-1630

Hours Each Week



Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics are part of a network of state of the art medical facilities located within the heart of the Willamette Valley. At Salem Health, we pride ourselves on being a community centric, diverse organization that has been voted a top workplace by our employees for three years running. We continually strive to provide innovative paths to learning and growth while maintaining an environment of strategic problem solving objectives through Lean driven principles. We understand that hardworking, conscientious and compassionate team members are one of our most valuable assets and we are always looking for outstanding people to join our team. Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics complies with the Oregon COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Healthcare Providers and Healthcare Staff in Healthcare Settings and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule. Every candidate who accepts a position with Salem Health will be required to furnish proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to starting employment ("Fully vaccinated" means having received both doses of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or one dose of a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, and at least 14 days have passed since the individual's final dose of COVID-19 vaccine). Details can be found on the Oregon Health Authority site here.


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


      Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or condition protected by law. Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact

Keywords: Salem Health, Salem , Ultrasound Technologist, Other , Salem, Oregon

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