Sutter Health Sonographer II - Ultrasound / Diagnostic Imaging (Per Diem, Varied Shift) in Roseville, California

Description

The Sonographer II / Ultrasound Technologist provides ultrasound imaging in one area of expertise (Diagnostic, Cardiac, or Vascular) and patient care services at defined levels.

  • Assesses and educates patients according to specific department protocols.

  • Implements safety standards to protect to staff and patients.

  • Maintains mandated continuing education requirements.

  • May be required to train / precept students and new techs.

  • Operates a variety of complex stationary and mobile diagnostic equipment.

  • Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately.

  • Prepares for and assists the physician in a variety of imaging and/or invasive procedures.

Qualifications

Education / Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Graduate of an American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) accredited educational program in ultrasonography required.

  • For cardiac ultrasound / echo positions, must be either ARDMS RDCS certified or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) certified.

  • ARDMS additional multiple certifications in defined specialty areas such as ABD/GYN, small parts, and vascular preferred.

  • Basic Life Support Certification for Healthcare Provider through the American Heart Association is required

Experience

  • Proven experience in the acute care hospital setting performing sonographic categories of obstetrics and gynecology, abdominal, vascular and small parts is required.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Basic cross-sectional anatomy, pathophysiology and its effect on normal anatomy of the area of scanning competency (obstetrics, cardiology, vascular structures, etc.).

  • Knowledge of how to operate electrical equipment safely is also required.

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a rapidly changing and challenging environment and take appropriate actions in emergent situations.

Primary Location: California, Greater Sacramento Area, Roseville

Organization: Sutter Roseville Medical Center

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: Yes

Job Shift: Variable

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: One Weekend a Month

Schedule: Per Diem

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.