Sonographer, Part-Time, benefit eligible, Elma, WA
Summit Pacific Medical Center is a Level IV Critical Access Hospital with 24-hour emergency services. Our new facility provides state-of-the-art technology in a healing, spa-like environment with an emphasis on quality, access and compassion. Our inpatient unit is supported by a robust team of hospitalists. We pride ourselves on our low emergency department wait times and ability to give patients access to a doctor quickly.
We are seeking one Part-time, benefit eligible Sonographer to join our Summit team. The current shift for this position is Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer is responsible for the independent operation of sonographic equipment, and for performing and communicating results of diagnostic examinations using sonography.
Responsible for daily operations of the sonographic department, patient schedule, equipment maintenance, the report of equipment failures, and quality assessment (QA). The sonographer maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times and is self-motivated to increase level of understanding and knowledge of the field, disease, and new procedures as they evolve.
Performs all requested sonographic examinations as ordered by the attending physician. Prepares preliminary reports and contacts referring physicians when required, according to established procedures. Coordinates with other staff to assure appropriate patient care is provide d. Addresses problems of patient care as they arise and makes decisions to appropriately resolve the problems. Performs other related duties as assigned.