Ultrasound Technologist
Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital - Grass Valley, CA

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POSITION SUMMARY: The Ultrasound Technician performs ultrasound and non-invasive vascular imaging procedures, following standard, accepted protocols and guidelines established by the Medical Director. Experience & Skills . One year of acute care ultrasound experience. . Knowledge of: .Ultrasonic physics and instrumentation. .Physiology, anatomy and non-invasive vascular imaging as represented by ultrasound techniques. .Currently accepted diagnostic ultrasonographic and non-invasive vascular imaging procedures. .Principles of operation and care of ultrasound equipment. .Film processing systems. .Mechanical, electrical and ultrasound safety practices and requirements in the patient examination environment. LICENSE & CERTIFICATIONS: .Current ARDMS license OR eligibility for board certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers .Current BLS Healthcare Provider SIERRA NEVADA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital has proudly served as the sole healthcare provider for western Nevada County for more than 50 years. Much has happened since the hospital opened in 1958, including additions in 1994 of a 68,000 square foot Outpatient Center, a comprehensive Cancer Center and most recently, the opening of the Sierra Nevada Diagnostic Center in the fall of 2006. SNMH is a licensed, acute care hospital providing a full range of services including cardiovascular, surgical, emergency and diagnostic. SNMH offers access to the SNMH Health Sciences Library. The library features continuing and medical education for healthcare professionals, diabetes classes, prenatal classes, cancer support groups, and family caregiver classes. In addition, we have more than 90 board certified primary and specialty care physicians on our active and associate medical staff. The Hospital is part of Dignity Health, formerly Catholic Healthcare West. The word “Dignity” perfectly defines what our organization stands for: showing respect for all people by providing excellent care. . Serving the community since 1958 . More that 160,000 patient visits and admissions annually . 121 licensed beds Equal OpportunityEmployer: M/F/D/V Find out more at http://www.snmh.org/