Center for Diagnostic Imaging Sonographer in Bellevue, Washington

Job Summary As an Sonographer/Ultrasound Technologist in our Bellevue, WA center, you will independently operate ultrasound equipment, and perform and communicate the results of diagnostic examinations using sonography. Taking a patient centered approach, you will assure that abdominal and obstetric services are provided within professional standards and that a high standard of medical ethics is maintained. You'll also remain self-motivated to increase your level of understanding and knowledge of the field, disease, and new procedures as they evolve. This is a part-time position, preferably working Tuesdays, Thursday, and Fridays from 8am-5pm, but we are open to considering another PT schedule. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Creates a positive experience for every customer, every day by believing in and practicing The Experience (85%) Sonographic Examination Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic sonography examinations, including breast, ABI and a full range of other sonography examinations Screens patient before exam for any precautions or contraindications pertaining to the examination Obtains and reviews the requisition for examination in order to be aware of information such as procedure requested, clinical history, patient condition or any other special requirements Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify, record, and adapt procedures as appropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images Uses independent judgment during the sonographic exam to accurately differentiate between normal and pathologic findings Independently initiates additional ultrasound imaging procedures to facilitate optimum diagnostic results (e.g., endovaginal exam, Doppler, etc.) Analyses sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information and medical history, and communicates findings to the appropriate physician Maintains positive attitude and working relationships with radiologists, referring offices and other associates and peers Converses with doctors, nurses, patients and family members as required Accurately maintains patient records within Radiology Information System (RIS) Provides interpreting physician with an oral or written summary of technical findings Identifies problems, secures relevant data to identify possible causes; generates alternative courses of action and possible consequences Assists with the daily operations of the sonographic laboratory Maintains an orderly and clean work area promoting good safety habits for patients and co-workers (10%) Operational Support Demonstrates responsibility and accuracy for electronic data entry and maintenance Completes exam billing Maintains ultrasound equipment and work area, and maintains adequate supplies Participates in continuous quality improvements activities Assists with training new associates, providing resource and technical expertise Establishes and maintains ethical working relationships and good rapport with all interrelating hospitals and referring physicians Helps supervisor gain support for unit goals and plans (5%) Performs other duties as assigned Location 073 - Bellevue, WA Status Part-time (20-29) Requirements Required 1+ years of professional Sonography/Ultrasound experience Registered in Abdomen and OB/GYN Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program or Cardiovascular Technology Program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) Active certification by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in the specialty(ies) as appropriate Preferred: Bachelor of Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography Bilingual Be a part of something bigger -- join our team in transforming lives through remarkable service. CDI is a nation