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Imaging Technologist, Ellensburg, WA


Organization: Kittitas Valley Healthcare
Category: Professional
Location: Ellensburg, WA
Date Job Posted: December 14, 2021
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Imaging Technologist - Various Opportunities

Company Description

KVH is an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes 24-hour emergency care, inpatient, and outpatient hospital services through KVH Hospital. Clinics and services provided include family medicine, internal medicine, a geriatric nurse practitioner program, home health and hospice, physical therapy, orthopedics, general surgery, pediatrics, women's health, and urgent care.

Kittitas Valley Healthcare expects all employees to uphold our Vision & Mission. The KVH Vision, Mission & Guiding Principles can be found at http://www.kvhealthcare.org/mission-and-vision.

Job Description

The global responsibility of this position and all positions within the department of Imaging Services is to provide quality diagnostic images, comfort, and care for patients and employees at KVH. As a part of this, all employees are responsible for seeking ways to provide input to continuously improve our operation and procedures. The sonographer is responsible for reviewing orders for appropriateness, verification of physician orders, and performance of the procedure in a safe, caring and timely manner. In addition, the sonographer must consistently produce quality images and reports for the radiologist to interpret and report to the requesting physician. He/she must maintain a high level of professional expertise and assumes the responsibility for professional growth and development. The art and practice of sonography requires in depth knowledge of human growth, human anatomy and physiology, proper anatomical positioning, normal and abnormal pathology and physiological responses, disabilities, manifestations of diseases and trauma and the ability to interact with the patient in a professional and kind manner.

Qualifications
What is required...

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Successfully complete an accredited sonography program with certification within 6 months of hire or satisfactory completion of formal training in an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology with a clinical internship and on the job training as a sonographer with certification within 6 months of completion of training
  • Current CPR card (maintenance required)

What is preferred...

  • One years’ experience in ultrasound
  • ARDMS or equivalent certifications

Additional Information

Wage: Wage range starts at $33.07/hour. Actual wage will be based on years' of applicable experience.

FTE:Depends on opportunity

Benefits: Depends on opportunity

Union Status: This is a Non-Union covered position

KVH is following Governor Inslee's orders in the amended proclamation 21-14 where all Health Care Providers and Workers are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before October 18th, 2021.

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