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Swedish Health Services Senior Perinatal Ultrasound Technologist in Seattle, Washington


Senior Perinatal Ultrasound Technologist

Per Diem 10 Hour Day Shifts

Performs a variety of sonographic examinations dealing with OB/GYN, abdominal and small parts. Expectations also include assisting the radiologist during invasive procedures. Performs abdominal Doppler studies of the liver and liver transplants, as well as performing Nuchal Translucency studies and neonatal cranial exams. One additional certification i.e. Breast, Vascular, Neurosonography, MSK, Pediatrics, Fetal Echo, Nuchaltranslucency or the Neonatal specialty is required for sonographer 2 status. Makes a clinical judgment of the patient's condition, based on information obtained from the referring physician, medical records, patient interview and personal assessments.


  • Demonstrates mastery of job-related knowledge and skills. Is motivated to expand knowledge base.

  • Keeps knowledge and technical skills current by seeking out opportunities for self-learning and ongoing professional development.

  • Understands and effectively operates all pieces of equipment utilized within the scope of job performance.

  • Demonstrates the ability to obtain high quality diagnostic ultrasound images, utilizing knowledge of technical factors, transducer selection, positioning techniques, anatomy, physiology and associated clinical pathology.

  • Understands and follows exam protocols as established by the ultrasound physicians.

  • Demonstrates proper equipment setup and patient preparation for ultrasound procedures.

  • Demonstrates the ability to identify and utilize age specific imaging protocols.


  • Demonstrates and practices high quality patient care.

  • Understands and follows age specific patient assessment protocols.

  • Observes universal precautions.

  • Utilizes sterile technique.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of procedures and appropriate clinical indicators for exam.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of CPR techniques, with annual review.


  • Demonstrates an ability to help or serve others, to identify, meet and exceed their needs/expectations.

  • Maintains proper interaction with medical staff, patients, and visitors.

  • Demonstrates a positive and respectful attitude toward patients, visitors and clinical team members.

  • Remains calm and professional in stressful situations.

  • Demonstrates an ability to comply with high quality service standards.


  • Demonstrates a genuine effort to work cooperatively with others as a part of a group or team to achieve a common goal.

  • Contributes as a productive member of the clinical team.

  • Demonstrates an ability to respond in a positive manner to corrective coaching.


  • Self-motivated to take action, does more than is required or expected, does activities and tasks no one has specifically requested.

  • Utilizes good time management skills, readily reports availability for next assignment.

  • Assists in maintaining the department in a neat and orderly fashion.


  • Demonstrates an ability to adapt to and work effectively with a variety of situations, individuals, or groups.

  • Is receptive to new ideas, challenges own ideas, and is willing to change.

  • Adapts to rapid changes in workload and is able to effectively increase productivity and efficiency as volumes demand.

  • Participates in shift changes as requested.

Required qualifications:

  • Coursework/Training: Graduate from an accredited Ultrasound training program.

  • National Registered Technologist - Sonography upon hire Or

  • National Certification from American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography upon hire

  • National Provider BLS - American Heart Association upon hire

  • 2 years Experience as a sonographer.

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our mission of improving the health and wellbeing of each patient we serve.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty centers in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish, named a LinkedIn Top Company to grow your career, employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 157981
Company: Swedish Jobs
Job Category: Diagnostic Imaging
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Per-Diem
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Clinical Professional
Address: WA Seattle 1229 Madison
Work Location: Swedish First Hill 1229 Madison-Seattle
Pay Range: $50.30 - $77.18
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Swedish Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.