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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Sonographer in Tacoma, Washington


Franciscan Medical GroupTacoma, Washington

Requisition ID 2022-250461 Employment Type Full Time Department Women's Health Services Clinic Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday-Friday 700-1600 Remote No Category Radiology


Up to a $5,000 Sign on Bonus for qualifying Sonographers with 1+ years of experience as a Sonographer.

  • Lump sum payment within 30 days of start date

  • 1 year commitment

  • Bonus amount prorated by FTE (min 0.6 FTE required)

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Sign on Bonus for experienced ICU RN External Candidates

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)

  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs

  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Wellness Program

  • Commute Trip Reduction Program - Earn cash back for participation!


Franciscan Medical Group is currently seeking a full time Sonographer for our Franciscan Maternal Fetal Medicine in Tacoma, WA. Come join our expanding Maternal Fetal Medicine team with multiple locations. This position will be responsible for supporting our rotating provider assignment caring for our diverse patient clientele and high risk obstetics. No nights, weekends or organizationally recognized holidays required.

Job Summary:

This job is responsible for performing obstetrical and gynecologic ultrasound examinations at a technical level in accordance with department protocols and applicable regulatory requirements. An incumbent assumes responsibility for the safe, efficient and proper operation of ultrasound equipment.

Essential Duties :

  • Executes all varieties of obstetrical and gynecologic diagnostic ultrasound exams presently offered by the department; performs all examinations in accordance with American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) standards and department protocols; determines correct techniques to obtain images of the highest quality and resolution; and participates (along with supervising Obstetrician/Gynecologist) in the final exam diagnosis.

  • Serves as a liaison between patients, interpreting physicians (Obstetrician/Gynecologist) and referring providers; explains testing procedures to patient; ensures that emergent exam results are relayed promptly to the appropriate physician.

  • Utilizes appropriate educational resources to maintain currency in diagnostic sonography, and assists in various educational services relating to both staff and patients; attends local and national professional meetings to stay abreast of new procedures, equipment or information; participates in the formal training of ultrasound interns; evaluates new ultrasound products and equipment.

  • Performs incidental office duties as necessary to maintain the completeness of the patient record; ensures that patient data is entered correctly and that patients are billed appropriately.

  • Assists with Quality Assurance/Improvements audits and activities as required.



Education/ Work Experience:

  • Graduation from an accredited training program in Cardiac and/or General diagnostic radiology (Certificate in sonography).

  • Recent completion of a twelve-month internship in diagnostic ultrasound or equivalent recent directly-related work experience.


  • Current registration with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), or Current certification by the American Association of Radiology Technologists (ARRT)

  • Current Health Care Provider BLS certification.

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