Sutter Health Ultrasound Technologist - General, Vascular & OB (Vallejo) (Per Diem/Variable) in Vallejo, California

Serving the residents of southern Solano County, including the communities of Vallejo, Benicia and American Canyon, Sutter Solano Medical Center offers 111 licensed beds and delivers a wide range of technologically advanced inpatient and outpatient services. These include 24-hour emergency services, critical and transitional care, surgery, diagnostic imaging, cardiac, obstetrics and physical, occupational and speech therapy. The recent renovation of its Family Birthing Center and new Implant Program to Treat Prostate Cancer are examples of Sutter Solano's dedication to serving growing community needs.

The Ultrasound Technologist provides ultrasound imaging (Diagnostic, Vascular and OB) and patient care services at defined levels to patients.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Assesses and educates patients according to specific department protocols.

  • Implements safety standards to protect to staff and patients.

  • Maintains mandated continuing education requirements.

  • May be required to train / precept students and new techs.

  • Operates a variety of complex stationary and mobile diagnostic equipment.

  • Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately.

  • Prepares for and assists the physician in a variety of imaging and/or invasive procedures.

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education/Licensure:

  • American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) in good standing, is preferred or eligible to take the registration examination.

  • BLS Healthcare Provider CPR certification required.

  • Additional multiple certification by ARDMS defined specialtyareas preferred.

  • Graduate of a ARDMS accredited educational program in ultrasonography preferred.

Experience:

  • Graduation from a recognized Ultrasound training program and/or proven experience in the acute care hospital setting performing sonographic categories of obstetrics, gynecology, abdominal, cardiac and small parts or noninvasive vascular procedures.

Knowledge:

  • Basic cross-sectional anatomy, pathophysiology and its effect on normal anatomy of the area of scanning competency (obstetrics, cardiology, vascular structures, etc.).

  • Knowledge of how to operate electrical equipment safely is also required.

Skills:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a rapidly changing and challenging environment and take appropriate actions in emergent situations.

Organization: *Sutter Solano Medical Center

Title: Ultrasound Technologist - General, Vascular & OB (Vallejo) (Per Diem/Variable)

Location: California-East Bay-Vallejo

Requisition ID: SSMC-1627191

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.