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Center for Diagnostic Imaging Sonographer in South Hill, Washington

RAYUS Radiology, formerly Center for Diagnostic Imaging, is looking for a Sonographer to join our team. As a Sonographer/Ultrasound Technologist you will independently operate sonographic equipment, and perform and communicate the results of diagnostic examinations using sonography. You\'ll be part of a team providing a wide range of screening, diagnostic and interventional procedures with compassion and integrity to ensure the highest quality, access, service and value to our patients, referring providers and partners. You\'ll play an important part of that process by taking a patient centered approach, you will assure that 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 position is full-time working Monday - Friday day shifts. Essential Duties: (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 Required 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 Advanced registry in Vascular, Abdomen, OB, and Breast imaging Bilingual RAYUS Radiology is challenging the status quo by shining the light on radiology and making it a critical first