Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Ultrasound Technologist

Ultrasound Technologist

Job ID 
10600
Type 
Regular Per-Diem
Company 
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Location 
US-WA-Seattle

More information about this job

Overview

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children's, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients.

 

The Ultrasound Technologist performs and/or assists with ultrasound procedures according to department procedure manual utilizing correct and adequate anatomic positioning skills and adjusting technical factors of appropriate equipment in proportion to patient and body part being examined according to correct procedures and standards established by the department.

Responsibilities

Information Processing & Image Review

  • Manages electronic data, processes information (subtraction or other digital manipulation) for interpretation, reviews exam for proper positioning, technique, identification, and records required information
  • Transfer images to PACS and verifies the action. Reviews the case, patient medical history, protocol, and prior images, using clinical judgement to ensure a successful outcome

Instruction

  • Instructs radiology students and/or new staff according to clinical and department requirements; assists in the orientation of department and hospital personnel with emphasis on radiation safety

Maintenance & Safety Checks

  • Performs visual maintenance and quality controls checks, records and reports results to appropriate personnel, identifies problems and communicates them to immediate supervisor, takes appropriate corrective action when necessary, and offers solutions as appropriate

Maintenance of Supplies

  • Responsible for ensuring an adequate inventory of supplies, linens, and accessories

Exam Scheduling

  • Coordinates and schedules examinations.
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Ability to work independently, organize, and prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to assess patients' conditions and request assistance when necessary
  • Ability to assist in the movement of patient to and from wheelchairs, carts and radiographic tables.
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records

 

Qualifications

Meets one of the following:

A. Certified in abdominal, neuro, and/or OB/GYN ultrasonography by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)

B. Certified by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, Sonography (ARRT) (S)

C. Is eligible and will obtain certification within 12 months of employment.

ARDMS - DVT certification

Five Years of ultrasound experience required

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.