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Ultrasound Technologist

Company: Salem Health
Location: Salem
Posted on: May 4, 2024

Job Description:

Location Site: West Valley Hospital Department: WVH Diagnostic Imaging Position Type: Unscheduled Start Time: 8:00West Valley Hospital located in Dallas, Oregon, a part of Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics, has served the community for more than 100 years. It is the proud home of Polk County's only 24-hour emergency department, extending round-the-clock care to Dallas, Monmouth, Independence, and surrounding rural communities. The recently remodeled and expanded Hospital offers a wide range of services including: emergency, imaging, lab, surgery, rehabilitation, and so much more.Dallas, Oregon is known for being a welcoming, safe and livable community, with big-city access to Salem and Portland, while preserving its small-town character. Set in the picturesque mid-Willamette Valley, along the foothills of the Oregon coast range, Dallas is surrounded by rolling hills, forests, and creeks, and those who enjoy beautiful scenery or an active lifestyle find Dallas a great place to call home. Downtown Dallas is a popular spot with many exciting local shops and restaurants. Located in the heart of Oregon's Willamette Valley wine country, the town is home to many wineries and vineyards, plus long-celebrated community events such as the annual Polk County Fair. You'll be right at home in Dallas, Oregon! Your Role With Us:As an Ultrasound Technologist with West Valley Hospital, 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:

  • Perform procedures in compliance with department's technical procedure manual or deviations requested by attending radiologist.
  • Correlate sonographic findings with clinical findings and results of previous imaging exams.
  • Analyze examination for completeness and gathers additional information beyond that called for by standard protocols when necessary.
  • Document findings and results in an orderly and thorough manner with proper annotation and patient identification.
  • Provide pertinent communication to the patient, significant others, and health care providers.
  • Use discretion when asking questions of the patient (or patient's family), or when making statements regarding the examination.
  • Assist physician as needed with proper supplies and equipment during procedures.
  • Utilizes imaging equipment to assist radiologist with guidance and localization
  • Uses the Radiology Information System (RIS) and Hospital Information System (HIS), and the Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS) in an efficient manner.
  • Assists in training of other department employees and students as needed.
  • Correlates sonographic findings with clinical findings and results of previous imaging exams.
  • Evaluates patient needs and acoustic characteristics; selects, maintains and adjusts equipment to provide optimal sonographic evaluationTotal Rewards Offerings:
    Salem Health's comprehensive benefits package prioritizes your mental and physical health, financial stability, family obligations and professional growth.
    • Relocation assistance available for qualified candidates
    • Full comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans
    • Basic and voluntary life insurance
    • Short and long-term disability
    • Live Well Wellness Program
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • 401(K) retirement plan with employer contributions.
    • Generous paid time off (PTO) accrual and holiday pay
    • Onsite fitness center with 24/7 badge access
    • Education assistance program
    • Public service loan forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer
    • Food and drink discounts in the cafeteria.
    • Impressive discounts offered by Nike, Adidas, Carhartt and others.
      • Bachelor's degree in Sonography preferred
      • Must be a graduate of an approved program in ultrasound technology and/or be ultrasound registered or eligible for registration in abdomen and OB/GYN or have a temporary OBMI Sonography license. If not registered at hire date, must complete and pass board registries in abdomen, OB/GYN and physics one (1) year from hire date. Failure to meet this requirement could jeopardize employment Experience
      • Minimum of one (1) year of experience as an Ultrasound Tech required.
      • Must have an active license with the Oregon Board of Medical Imaging (OBMI). License can either be permanent or temporary.
      • Must be registered with the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) in both Abdomen and OB/GYN within 1 year of hire date.
      • Registered RVT preferred.
      • Maintains an active RDMS status.
      • Maintains a current OBMI license (if already licensed).
      • Must be capable of operating state of the art ultrasound equipment, computer systems, film processors and other supportive devices.
      • Must possess interpersonal skills and the ability to interact positively in a team environment
      • Current BLS from the AHA required.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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