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Sonographer, Diagnostic Ultrasound (Float) 40 hours

Location Vancouver, Washington Job Number 1001901 Date posted 09/24/2021
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To provide diagnostic ultrasound services in a hospital and/or clinical setting, to include OB/GYN, abdominal, and vascular superficial structures. Clerical duties as required. To perform all duties in a manner which promotes team concepts and reflects the KPNW Mission and philosophy.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performing diagnostic procedures, using knowledge, skills and abilities required for age of patient served to include: Routine, emergent, portable, surgical examinations in accordance with department policies and procedures.
  • Communication with Radiologist.
  • Assist patient/transport.
  • Exam review. File work. Restocking supplies/cleaning. Quality Assurance functions. Other duties as assigned.

  • Basic Qualifications:


    • N/A

    • Graduate of an CAAHEP Accredited Ultrasonographer Program at time of hire or 2 yrs previous Ultrasound experience.

    • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
      License, Certification, Registration

    • ARDMS Registry in Abdomen -OR- ARDMS Registry in OB/GYN certification.

    • Oregon Board of Medical Imaging License for positions assigned in Oregon (OBMI).

    • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required within 30 days of hire/transfer.

      Additional Requirements:

    • Daily use of diagnostic equipment, Imaging and health care computer system.

    • Demonstrates customer-focused service skills.

    • Ability to use and apply excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

      Preferred Qualifications:

    • Minimum one (1) year experience performing Ultrasound exams, preferably within the last three (3) years.

    • Vascular Ultrasonographer experience preferred.

    • Organizational skills, time management, prioritization, planning; attention to detail; problem solving, decision making, judgment; technical skills; initiative; communication, interpersonal skills, customer relations, organizational relations.

    • Adaptability; following Policies and Procedures; flexibility.

    • Able to work unsupervised and perform exams independently and confidently.

    • Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) ARDMS certification.


    • This is a float position with variable days/hours, Sunday thru Saturday.  

    •  Additional float locations: Cascade Park, Mill Plain One, Orchards, Salmon Creek, Long View Kelso Medical Offices & any new ones.

    Primary Location: Washington,Vancouver,Orchards Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 12:00 AM Working Hours End: 11:59 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: W08|UFCW|Local 555 Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Orchard Medical Offices - Ultrasound - 1008 Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.