Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2011-2012 "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
UWMC's Ultrasound Diagnosis department has a wonderful opportunity for a temporary/hourly Diagnostic Medical Sonographer . The person in this role is responsible for performing two dimensional ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for the diagnosis of disease and study of the malfunction of organs. Selects appropriate equipment and transducer and adjusts the equipment controls for use in ultrasound setup, following exam specifications. Obtains permanent record of internal examination by photographing images of organs shown on the display module or removing the strip printout. Produces images of internal organs and ensures data gets stored to PACS. Independently performs and evaluates both clinical and research diagnostic ultrasound examinations in both clinical and research populations including abdominal, gynecological, obstetrical, small parts, and intraoperative.
Exercises independent judgment to tailor examination to acquire anatomic and pathophysiological data relative to patient’s clinical presentation. Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, including pediatric, geriatric and general population. Performs examinations with appropriate documentation set out by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and UWMC protocols. Other duties as needed.
Completion of diagnostic ultrasound program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) AND Registered in abdominal and obstetrical ultrasound OR experience equivalent to criteria for eligibility for registration in abdominal and obstetrical ultrasound by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).
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University of Washington - 2 years ago