1+ months


University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104


Req #: 180486
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Northwest
Job Location Detail: UW Medical Center- NORTHWEST CAMPUS ULTRASOUND  
Posting Date: 07/02/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: 37.14--54.03 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. UW Medicine - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, were also one of the safest places to get care among the top 5% in the country. UW Medical Center -

Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME VARIABLE DAYS ULTRASONOGRAPHER.Under the direction of a radiologist, the Ultrasonographer performs diagnostic medical ultrasound examinations accurately, independently, and efficiently.


  • Prepares patient and independently performs Ultrasound exams & procedures, including abdomen, OB/GYN, small parts, and intra-operative
  • Assists Radiologist with invasive procedures, and vascular exams, utilizes 2-D, real time, M-Mode, Pulsed Doppler, and color flow to maximize diagnostic information
  • Evaluates and assesses the patient's condition based upon information from the referring physician, medical records, and patient interview; selects appropriate instrumentation for the exam
  • Assists physicians with special, interventional radiological procedures, performs portable procedures including bedside, operating room, emergency room and other areas outside the Ultrasound suite
  • Transfers and positions patient safely and properly for examination, observes and monitors patients condition and reactions to exam
  • Produces technically acceptable Ultrasound exams in accordance with departmental procedures, selects proper technical factors, reviews and evaluates Ultrasound images to determine that they are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes and assesses need for further views
  • Performs quality assurance checks on equipment and processes per department policies
  • Prepares preliminary diagnosis / report for radiologist, including anatomic and physiological data and diagnostic observations, accurately inputs exam orders, patient data, patient charges, and prepares reports
  • Answers phones; assists in other areas, such as order entry, image library, scheduling, patient transport.

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
  • Completion of a two or four year program in Ultrasound that is accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Administration Branch of the American Medical Association, and includes a 12-month clinical internship (or equivalent program as determined by the Diagnostic Imaging Director)
  • CPR or BLS is required, must be obtained within 90 days of hire
  • Advanced Registry in the modality within 12 months of hire date
  • 30 CME credits every 3 years

  • At least 1 year previous ultrasound experience

    This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment.  As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.  For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
  • Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    TThe University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.


    Posted: 2020-07-09 Expires: 2020-09-05

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