- High School Diploma or GED
- Medical Imaging
- BLS Certification
- CPR Certification
Notes: May be required to work weekends, alternate shifts, or holidays
UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. UW Medicine - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.
UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a DAY SHIFT, PART TIME/TEMPORARY, DIAGNOSTIC ULTRASONOGRAPHER. Under the direction of a radiologist, the Ultrasonographer performs diagnostic medical ultrasound examinations accurately, independently, and efficiently.
Prepares patient and independently performs Ultrasound exams & procedures, including abdomen, OB/GYN, small parts, and intra-operative
Assists Radiologist with invasive procedures, and vascular exams, utilizes 2-D, real time, M-Mode, Pulsed Doppler, and color flow to maximize diagnostic information
Evaluates and assesses the patient's condition based upon information from the referring physician, medical records, and patient interview; selects appropriate instrumentation for the exam
Assists physicians with special, interventional radiological procedures, performs portable procedures including bedside, operating room, emergency room and other areas outside the Ultrasound suite
Transfers and positions patient safely and properly for examination, observes and monitors patient’s condition and reactions to exam
Produces technically acceptable Ultrasound exams in accordance with departmental procedures, selects proper technical factors, reviews and evaluates Ultrasound images to determine that they are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes and assesses need for further views
Performs quality assurance checks on equipment and processes per department policies
Prepares preliminary diagnosis / report for radiologist, including anatomic and physiological data and diagnostic observations, accurately inputs exam orders, patient data, patient charges, and prepares reports
Answers phones; assists in other areas, such as order entry, image library, scheduling, patient transport
Sets up exam rooms, ensuring all necessary equipment and supplies are ready, inventories supplies and linens, restocks rooms as needed
Cleans and tidies exam rooms, patient holding rooms, wait rooms, etc
Coordinates equipment repairs and troubleshoots supply problems
High school graduate or GED equivalent
Completion of a two or four year program in Ultrasound that is accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Administration Branch of the American Medical Association, and includes a 12-month clinical internship (or equivalent program as determined by the Diagnostic Imaging Director)
CPR or BLS is required, must be obtained within 90 days of hire
Advanced Registry in the modality within 12 months of hire date
30 CME credits every 3 years
At least 1 year previous ultrasound experience
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