Organization: Columbia Memorial Hospital
Location: Astoria, OR
Date Job Posted: November 14, 2023
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Echo Sonographer -$8,000 Sign-On Bonus! **
Columbia Memorial Hospital (Astoria, OR) - Cardiology Ancillary - Astoria, OR
Clinical / Professional Full Time, Days, Shift Length: 10
Req # 2023007
*$8,000 sign-on bonus for applicants who have zero seniority at CMH and who meet all other conditions for payment**
**To receive sign-on bonus, applicant must sign an offer letter by March 31, 2024, and begin working within three weeks of that acceptance. Full details of payment conditions can be obtained from Human Resources.
ELIGIBLE FOR CMH EMPLOYEE REFERRAL BONUS: PRIORITY RECRUITMENT
This position will independently perform cardiac sonographic exams on both inpatients, and outpatients and provide a preliminary report. The Sonographer develops adequate clinical information, evaluates images and presents completed examinations for interpretation.
Knowledge of/Skill/Ability to: Must have demonstrated proficiency in the independent performance and documentation of appropriate sonographic studies in both routine and acute care settings. Must assist in the coordination of appropriate patient scheduling, equipment utilization and daily organization of required tasks. Demonstrated ability to gather a full clinical assessment picture to accompany images for interpretation; performs and maintains appropriate record keeping, data collection, audits or monitors as required; performs quality control, instrument checks, quality assurance tasks and deficiency follow up as required.
Must be registered by the ARDMS or CCI to perform adult echocardiography; must maintain continued education requirements as specified by credentialing body. Current BLS required through the American Heart Association.
Education and/or Experience
Must have a minimum of one year recent clinical experience, preferably in an acute care setting.
Physical Demands and Work Environment Conditions / ADA Compliance
Must be in generally good health with the ability to mobilize sonography equipment as required for patient care, must be able to transport patients as appropriate as well as assist with patient transfer and lifting as needed. Reach and stretch. Normal range of hearing and eyes perform job duties. Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate job-related equipment. Occasional overtime necessary. Position involves standing, walking, stooping, and occasional carrying and lifting of lightweight materials (up to 20 pounds). May be required to sit for extended periods of time. Requires visual acuity and depth perception to recognize words and numbers; and hand and finger dexterity and hand/eye coordination to use a computer keyboard and common office equipment.
Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) is located in the beautiful and historic town of Astoria, Oregon, where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean. At CMH, we are committed to providing person-centered care to our patients and Caregivers. We are a full-service, 25-bed, critical access, not-for-profit, Level IV trauma, Planetree Certified, hospital which includes a robust Medical Group.
As a Planetree Hospital, CMH has developed dynamic and focused efforts to involve the perspective of patients, family members and staff to increase person-centered care throughout our organization. We value compassionate, courteous and respectful interactions, patient and family involvement in care planning to include the patient's goals and preferences, healing design of spaces, community health and a strategic plan that emphasizes person-centered care for the patient and caregiver alike.
Astoria and the Pacific Northwest has something for everyone to enjoy including living history, outdoor adventures, culinary experiences, beautiful scenery and so much more. To learn more about CMH and our amazing location, please visit: