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Providence Health & Services Sonographer RVT (on call) in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling an oncall Sonographer/RVT (Ultrasound, Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Perform a variety of diagnostic sonographic and non-invasive vascular procedures in accordance with department, hospital, and national standards. Reviews the patient record prior to examination, and obtains a history from the patient.

  • Be responsible for accurately completing daily records, Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement information, necessary to meet accreditation standards.

  • Be responsible for calibrating, maintaining and basic troubleshooting of sonographic equipment. Optimize equipment and supplies to maximize department operations, and minimize patient time.

  • Stock work area daily. Will be involved in stocking general supplies and ordering as requested.

  • Comply with department and hospital safety standards. Practice Body Substance Isolation. Complete education as necessary to maintain licensure or certification required for job. Assist in the orientation and training of new employees.

  • Communicate with physicians, nurses and other members of the team concerning patient status, diagnosis, and samples for testing or related information. Operate multiple communication and telecommunication systems. Coordinate scheduling of tests.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of an ultrasound program (minimum 1 year in length)

  • Associate Degree in a related health care field or credentials with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

  • Recent graduates from an AMA accredited program must be able to obtain Abdomen or OB-GYN, and Vascular registries within 12 months of date of hire.

  • Registry credentials with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in Abdomen or OB-GYN and Vascular registries within 12 months.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Membership in a professional organization such as the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, Society of Vascular Technologists, or the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine encouraged.

  • 2 years of recent full-time paid experience in abdomen, OB/GYN, and vascular technology.

  • Recent experience in Neurosonography.

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Ultrasound Technologist

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 255427

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