Oct 26, 2018

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer II (General and Vascular) - Diagnostic Imaging (Per Diem, Days / Evenings / Nights)

  • Sutter Health
  • Sacramento, CA

Job Description

**Description** **POSITION SUMMARY:** The **Diagnostic Medical Sonographer II** (Ultrasound Tech II) Provides ultrasound imaging in two areas of expertise (Diagnostic and Vascular) and patient care services at defined levels to patients. **Principal Accountabilities:** + 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** **MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:** **Education, including Licensure, Certification, Registration:** + American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) in good standing, is preferred or eligible to take the registration examination. + Must have BLS Healthcare Provider. + Additional multiple certification by ARDMS defined specialty areas preferred. + Graduate of a ARDMS accredited educational program in ultrasonography preferred. **Knowledge:** + Advanced cross-sectional anatomy, pathophysiology and its effect on normal anatomy; basic knowledge of Obstetrical, and/or vascular anatomy/physiology. + Knowledge of electrical safety and infection control guidelines. **Experience:** + Extensive experience in the acute care hospital setting performing sonographic categories of obstetrics, gynecology, abdominal, small parts, neurosonology, and/or vascular imaging is required. **Skills:** + 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. + Must maintain competencies in two ARDMS defined specialty areas. **Primary Location:** California, Greater Sacramento Area, Sacramento **Organization:** Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento **Employee Status:** Regular **Employee Referral Bonus:** No **Benefits:** No **Position Status:** Non-Exempt **Union:** No **Job Shift:** Day/Evening/Night **Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift **Days of the Week Scheduled:** Varied Days **Weekend Requirements:** Every Weekend **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.

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