Ultrasound Tech Lead Maternal Fetal Medicine AFT Tech PHSW:

Vancouver Washington

PeaceHealth is seeking a Ultrasound Tech Lead Maternal Fetal Medicine AFT Tech PHSW for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 155262 


Responsible for coordinating the day-to-day functions for assigned area in the MSM department.  Assists with ensuring that departmental goals are achieved, timelines met and service excellence provided in all aspects of work. Subject matter expert.
Uses independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative in performing diagnostic sonographic examinations utilizing ultrasound equipment in various modes and techniques to locate, evaluate, and record pertinent anatomical, pathological, and functional data.  Responsible for initial assessments, summarizing diagnostic data and communicating this information with diagnostic images to the interpreting physician.


1. Assign work; plan and manage priorities, provide technical assistance, oversee staff schedules, monitor quality of work, monitor team projects, mentor staff, provide constructive feedback, oversee staff training, ensure quality improvement, provide leadership feedback on staff performance, and assist with goal setting for the team.
2. Performs most appropriate examination based on patient information through consultation with interpreting physician and/or ordering physician as necessary.
3. Records test results, prepares accurate preliminary reports with information appropriate to their scope of practice and updates patient records for interpreting physician.
4. Organizes daily work schedule and performs related clerical duties as required.  May schedule and coordinate tests and prepare and maintain operational logs.
5. Maintains and calibrates equipment and order necessary supplies.
6. Prepares, supplies and equips exam rooms to meet the needs of requested examinations and to meet specific physician requirements for procedures.
7. Uses independent judgment during exam to differentiate, within the scope of their licensure, between normal and pathological findings.
8. Integrates previous imaging studies, laboratory results, patient history and medical records to optimize exam.
9. Tailors exam to individual patient and utilizes the most appropriate equipment settings to provide most diagnostic information for interpretation.
10.Performs other duties as assigned.


 Graduate of a 2-4 year accredited ultrasound program required.
 Bachelor’s degree in ultrasound technology preferred.
 Minimum of one year of diagnostic ultrasound experience in a hospital facility required.
 PACS/RIS knowledge is required.  ImageCast/CareCast experience is preferred.
 Previous leadership experience preferred.
 Current license/registration/certification as required by State to practice.
 Registered or registry eligible with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).  Must maintain active national registry status through    accumulation of required CME on a “rolling triennium” basis.
 Must obtain ARDMS registration within one year of hire.
 Current Certification/Registration/Licensure as required by the state for training modality.
 Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

    Nuchal Translucency Certification is required for this position.
 Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.
 Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment.
 Basic computer and keyboarding skills required including MS Office applications.
 Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.


Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.        

Ability to lift 80 lbs. or less.          

Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.  Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids.     

Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).



There may be more than one opening on this posting.


Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


About PeaceHealth


PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.  


We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.


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Location: Vancouver, Physicians Building (157)
Job Category:  Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $36.26, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer


PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


Posting Notes: Vancouver || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support || Technician / Technologist || Full Time || WOMENS SVCS


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