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Catholic Health Initiatives Sonographer in Pendleton, Oregon

Sonographer

CHI St. Anthony HospitalPendleton, Oregon

Requisition ID 2021-199353 Employment Type Per Diem Department Ultrasound Hours/Pay Period 0 Shift Varied Weekly Schedule . Remote No Category Imaging / Radiology

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

  • Produce high quality ultrasound images and obtain appropriate measurements for each exam.

  • Recognize the sonographic appearance of normal and abnormal tissue structures and provide the best image quality for documentation.

  • Document all applicable patient and procedure data consistently and correctly.

  • Obtain and evaluate pertinent patient history and physical findings that may affect the sonographic examination.

  • Explain procedures adequately to patients to maximize patient comfort and cooperation.

  • Appropriate monitoring during all phases of procedure with special care taken to insure patient emotional and physical well-being.

  • Communicate patient information in a professional and courteous manner to patients and to referring physician offices as required.

  • Maintain the ultrasound equipment for cleanliness and ensure proper equipment maintenance and equipment safety.

  • Calibrate and maintain equipment and order supplies when needed.

  • Schedule and coordinate tests.

  • Prepare and maintain operational logs.

  • Assist with Quality Assurance/Improvements audits and activities as required.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested

Qualifications

Required Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Diagnostic Sonography program required.

2 years related experience required

Required Licensure and Certifications: State of Oregon license and American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) certification required.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to common inquiries or complaints from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Math Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills: Must be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, Internet navigation, database management, desktop publishing, spreadsheet, and graphic presentation packages

Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected

by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,

pleaseclick here. (https://tbcdn.talentbrew.com/company/35300/img/v1_0/EEOLawPoster.pdf)

CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.

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