Vancouver Radiologists has an exciting opportunity for a Lead Sonographer to join our dynamic team! This is a great opportunity for those that thrive in a fast-paced environment and are eager to learn about radiology!
Vancouver Radiologists is an Imaging Center at Radia Inc. PS which is the largest Physician owned and operated Radiology group serving over 50 hospital and clinic partners through Washington, Idaho and Alaska.
The Sonographer Lead coordinates the daily workflow activities in the ultrasound department while providing a strong focus on customer satisfaction and quality patient care.
Work Schedule: 4/10's, variable day off
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Operations Management: Provides leadership and direction in the day-to-day processes and workflow of the Ultrasound department utilizing effective communication skills with sonographers. Assists Diagnostic Imaging Supervisor and Director of Imaging Centers with coordinating staff schedules and planned/unplanned absences.
Customer and Patient Satisfaction: Proactively and consistently understands the needs of our customers and patients. Effectively provides service and/or resolves problems. Dedicated to meeting the expectations of internal and external customers and patients. Works to create a positive experience for all. Contributes to team's ability to meet and anticipate customer and patient needs.
Technical Performance: Performs all ultrasound imaging procedures, properly preparing and positioning patients to best demonstrate anatomic area of interest for imaging exams. Organizes and monitors patient flow in order to meet company productivity, quality, health, and safety standards.
Quality and Safety: Ensures quality, safety and related regulatory requirements are maintained, including oversight of monthly QA image submission and accreditation guidelines. Works with Imaging Center Managers to reinforce staff understanding and compliance with company policies and procedures, providing training and guidance of new policies and procedures as required. Participates in Peer-to-Peer Quality program, making necessary corrections as needed to maintain quality standards.
Satisfactory completion/graduate from 2-4 year C.A.H.E.A. accredited ultrasound program, B.S. degree in ultrasound technology, or other equivalent course of study preferred.
Current ARDMS registration required. Prefer at least two subspecialty registries such as OB/Gyn and general abdominal/small parts. Addition of RVT preferred.
Current certification in Healthcare Provider CPR required.
Minimum 3 years sonographer experience required preferred
Welcome to Radia, one of the largest and most progressive radiology groups in the nation. Our team of more than 200 board-certified radiologists, with specialty training in everything from Mammography to Neuroradiology and Musculoskeletal to Interventional, provide more than 50 hospital and specialty clinic partners with on-site radiology coverage and interpretations. In addition, we also own and operate 2 outpatient imaging centers in western Washington which offer patients high quality imaging at reasonable prices.
At Radia, we believe a radiologist should be a part of a patients care team, working in collaboration with referring providers and patients to ensure everyone is well informed and helping to make care decisions.