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Providence Health & Services Ultrasound Technologist in Los Angeles, California


Providence is calling a Ultrasound Technologist (Full-Time/Day Shift) to Providence Saint Johns Medical Foundation in Los Angeles, CA. THIS POSITION IS TEMPORARY.

We are seeking a Ultrasound Technologist who will be responsible for performing diagnostic Ultrasound examinations for subsequent evaluation and treatment by attending physician.

In this position you will:

  • Comply with hospital, department and unit standards, including but not limited to safety, CPR, infection control, quality management, environmental, confidentiality, and patient care

  • Perform patient and department assessment

  • Participate in goal directed plan based on outcomes

  • Implement role based on department and hospital standards

  • Participate in evaluating effectiveness of duties

  • Participate in identifying patient/significant other learning needs and demonstrates measures to meet these

  • Delegate to appropriate team members

  • Demonstrate applied knowledge when caring for selected patient populations including care appropriate to the age of patients served

  • Demonstrate competency in selected skills including, but not limited to:

  • Selecting appropriate transducer and frequency

  • Performing ultrasound procedures including abdominal, pelvic, endovaginal, prostate tyroid, and pregnancy/fetal age

  • Charging for exams

  • Processing and files film

  • Assisting physicians in procedures such as needle biopsies, amniocentesis, renal biopsies, prostate biopsies and cyst aspirations

  • Performing duties of Radiologic Technologist (See Radiologic Technologist Job Description)

  • Utilizing Universal Precautions

  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own professional practice in regards to:

  • Attendance, punctuality, and confidentiality

  • Positive public relation image and working relationships

  • Obtaining necessary knowledge and skill needed to maintain competence

  • Completing all mandatory requirements, including annual safety films, CPR, infection control and annual physical

  • Participate in the development and attainment of team, department and hospital goals including:

  • Attending and participating in team meetings

  • Volunteering or accepting assignment for projects

  • Mission, vision and team ground rules

  • Demonstrate documentation on patient care records and unit forms

  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • High school diploma -OR- equivalent

  • Completion of an AMA approved radiologic technologist training program

  • Meet requirements for registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist

  • Certified or registry eligible: American Registry of Diagnostic Sonographers

  • Two (2) years experience in sonography

  • Ability to deal effectively with many people

  • Able to prioritize, organize, and coordinate care

  • Able to manage Hospital computer system, Telephone and Ultrasound diagnostic equipment

  • Able to prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking

  • Able to Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients, supplies, and equipment

  • Able in Considerable reaching, stooping, and bending

  • Possibly exposed to electrical and radiant hazards

  • Possibly exposed to infections and contagious diseases

  • Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Health & Services is further developing its physician integration strategy. As part of this growth, Providence Saint John’s Medical Foundation came into flourishing. Saint John’s Medical Foundation is an integrated, not-for-profit network of medical clinics and affiliated services, servicing the greater Santa Monica and Los Angeles area. The Foundation is expected to continue to grow in the next several years, bringing with it facilities, staff and physician growth to support that objective.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence 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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs

Location: California-Los Angeles

Req ID: 265913