Oregon Health & Science University

Echo Sonographer

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Hospital/Clinic Support
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
AFSCME union represented
Adult Non Invasive Cardiac Serices
Salary Range
$45.84 - $62.95 per hour
Monday - Friday
0800-1630 - rotating Saturday shifts, and rotating on-call coverage 24/7
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

** New-hires are eligible for a hiring bonus and relocation incentive **


Come work at Oregon's #1 ranked hospital!

OHSU is more than Oregon's only comprehensive academic health center. It’s an entire community of people dedicated to a single cause. Each of us are here to improve the health and well-being of people in Oregon, and beyond. Our core values of quality, service, transparency and diversity are essential in what we do, but ultimately important because of why we are here. We are here to serve. We are here to innovate. We are here to lead. We are looking forward to the dynamic impact you will make by joining OHSU.

Function/Duties of Position

Join our team as an adult cardiac sonographer. In this role you will be a vital member of our team, working collaboratively with health care providers to provide direct and indirect care to patients undergoing procedures in the Cardiac Non Invasive Services Department and throughout the hospital. In this position, you will work autonomously and in partnership with OHSU team members to  perform transthoracic echocardiograms, stress echocardiograms, and transesophageal echocardiograms. This position includes rotational evening and weekend call. As a member of our team, you will receive the opportunity to contribute to the best patient outcomes and we will provide you the opportunity to grow within the highly specialized cardiovascular division.  Grow your career with us!

Required Qualifications

  • Associate's or Bachelor’s degree in Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Technology or Ultrasound from an approved and accredited program OR equivalent combination of education, formal training and work experience.
  • ARDMS certification or within 6 months of hire.
  • OBMI Licensure upon hire.
  • Current BLS certification upon hire.
  • Active registration must be maintained with continuing education units (CME’s) on an ongoing basis. 
  • Ability to perform a complete transthoracic echocardiogram including assessing systolic and diastolic function, and valvular anatomy.
  • Knowledge of cardiovascular disease and treatment.
  • Knowledge of cardiac noninvasive procedures.
  • Effective utilization of oral and written communication skills with staff and the public.
  • Fluency in oral and written English.
  • Proficiency in computer skills including word processing and databases.
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks.
  • Flexibility.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Proficiency in organizational skills, time management and creativity with scheduling patients.
  • Ability to work independently and autonomously, self-motivated.
  • Ability to report to work regularly, on time, and prepared.
  • Exposure to usual hospital environmental conditions.
  • Possible exposure to body substances.
  • Rotating holiday and weekend call schedule.
  • Travel to off site clinics may be necessary.
  • Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree.
  • Recent experience as a cardiac sonographer in a hospital based, cardiac non invasive services department.
  • Proficiency in intravenous line insertion and management.

Additional Details

Generous Benefits Package Including:
• Comprehensive medical, dental & vision care plans. Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents
• $25K of term life insurance provided at no cost to the employee
• Retirement: Choose between pension plan or employee matching voluntary savings plan
• Vacation - Up to 200 hors per year depending on length of service
• Sick Leave - Up to 96 hours per year
• 8 paid holidays per year
• Substantial Tri-met and C-Tran discounts
• Tuition Reimbursement 
• Innovative Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• Cutting edge Wellness Platform 
• Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
• Employee Discounts
• …and much more

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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