Dignity Health Ultrasound Technologist in Santa Cruz, California


Dignity Health Medical Foundation, established in 1993, is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation with care centers throughout California. Dignity Health Medical Foundation is an affiliate of Dignity Health - one of the largest health systems in the nation - with hospitals and care centers in California, Arizona and Nevada. Today, Dignity Health Medical Foundation works hand-in-hand with physicians and providers throughout California to provide comprehensive health care services to the many communities we serve. As Dignity Health Medical Foundation continues to grow and establish new premier care centers, we provide increasing support and investment in the latest technologies, finest physicians and state-of-the-art medical facilities. We strive to create purposeful work settings where staff can provide great care, while advancing in knowledge and experience through challenging work assignments and stimulating relationships. Our staff is well-trained and highly skilled, qualities that are vital to maintaining excellence in care and service.

Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation, is committed to serving the continuing health care needs of Santa Cruz County. Supported by the rich community history Dominican Hospital, our doctors provide convenient, personalized care to patients throughout the region along the full continuum of care. We operate 18 clinics in Santa Cruz County and feature more than 70 providers with specialties including,,,,, urology,, and. Santa Cruz County is 70 miles south of San Francisco and boasts great surf, sandy beaches, redwood-covered mountains and more.


Position Summary:

The Ultrasound Technologist position is responsible for knowing his/her professional scope of practice as defined by the California Business and Professional Code and for satisfactorily completing the Dignity Health Medical Foundation orientation period that includes demonstrating skills and behaviors that meet a fully competent level of performance. Ultrasound Technologists maintain a clean, organized, and safe environment. This includes assisting in prepping patients for examinations, and procedures, relaying instructions from the radiologist or physician to a patient or authorized person, and collecting patient data, documenting patient concerns, patient messages, and care provided to the patient in the patients medical record for the radiologist and physician's review, and performing diagnostic medical sonograms. May be required to occasionally work at other locations within the Greater Sacramento Area as needed.



Minimum Requirements:

  • ARDMS License is required

  • High School Diploma.

  • Completion of accredited Diagnostic Ultrasound Technology program.

  • AHA BLS is required

  • Knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy and physiology to sufficiently pinpoint area of imaging *Knowledge of ultrasound equipment and testing

  • Knowledge of safety hazards common to sonography including equipment, body mechanics and patient movement

  • Ability to multi-task efficiently and effectively and cope effectively in a fast paced environment. *Must be able to act calmly and effectively in a busy or stressful situation

  • Ability to communicate effectively in the English language in person, by telephone and in writing

  • Requires adherence to all policies and procedures, including standards for safety, attendance, punctuality and personal appearance

  • Maintain accurate records as directed.

  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

  • Work as a team member within DI and all other departments

  • Document work processes as required

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one year of Ultrasonography experience preferred.

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Job ID 2018-57356

Employment Type Full Time

Department Obstetrics/Gynecology

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Dignity Health Medical Group Santa Cruz

Shift Day

Location Santa Cruz

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Mon-Fri 8-5