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Supervisor - Ultrasound in Yakima, WA at SkyBridge Resources, LLC

Date Posted: 5/3/2019

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    Yakima, WA
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Job Description

 Supervisor - Ultrasound 


SkyBridge Resources is seeking a Supervisor – Ultrasound in the Yakima Area of Washington State!  

Job Description:  

  • Salary range: Entry level base hourly rate: $36.37. Add 1% for each year of experience.  

  • Hours are: 8:00am-5:00pm 

  • Actively participates in direct patient care as needed to ensure smooth and efficient flow of patients through imaging services or cardiac cath lab departments.  

  • Coordinate and supervise procedures, equipment operations, supplies, and technical direction of the staff. 

  • Works with the development, implementation, revision and communication of policies and procedures for the department to provide guidelines for operations including protocols and performance criteria.  

  • Ensures staff compliance with all policies and procedures, including safe handling of Radioactive and Hazardous Materials. 

  • Ensure all measures are performed pertaining to hot lab security.  

  • Oversees work schedules and assignments for employees to provide for the optimal patient service. 

  • Practices and enforces radiation safety measures at all times.  

  • Maintains best practices for high-level disinfection for all equipment and hand hygiene measures. 

  • Ensures magnet safety and best practice measures at all times.  

  • Active participation in the Imaging’s Senior Leadership and Operational Leadership meetings. 

  • Utilize department journals, articles, brochures, and advertisements as an information source of imaging trends. 

  • Utilize Quantros memos for improved service in Safety.  

  • Interprets data gathered from monthly Tableau application, evaluates labor analysis, productivity and management control reports, reporting to Imaging Leadership committee and the department Manager. 

  • Explore opportunities for new equipment and/or new services and then makes recommendations to Imaging Manager. 

  • Oversees department supply stock, and supply orders to Materials Management.  Coordinates supply use along with specialized supplies and equipment utilized for special procedures. 

  • Assists with monitoring accuracy of daily imaging service patient charges.  

  • Assist the Radiation Safety Officer in the performance of his/her duties. 

  • Ensures established productivity and staffing levels are maintained.  

  • Leads staff in quality improvement and strategic initiatives  

  • Facilitates strategic planning and service development, quality and customer service measures. 

  • Participates in necessary meetings to represent department and provide communication and training to staff. 

  • Participates in the yearly capital and departmental budgeting process. 

  • On an ongoing basis, evaluates staff performance, and makes recommendations for personnel actions and completes annual review in a timely manner.  Meets with staff members on a semi-annual basis to review performance, guide, instruct and provide feedback as needed. 

  • Maintain positive working relationship with nursing staff, physicians, and physician office staff in order to promote Imaging Services and improve quality 

  • Ensures proper wage and hour law is being followed and assists with approval of staff time worked as needed.  

  • Participates in hiring, interviewing, and disciplinary action in coordination with department Manager. 

  • Through attitude and example, contributes toward intradepartmental and interdepartmental teamwork. 

  • Ensures quality imaging is obtained and maintains a quality assurance program. 


  • Education:  Associate’s Degree Required.  Bachelor’s Degree Preferred 

  • Education through an accredited allied health institution 

  • Ultrasound: CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health Education Programs) in collaboration with the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS) 

  • Experience: 3-5 years technologist experience required. Previous supervisory experience preferred. 

  • Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Current Basic Lifesaving (BLS) certification card required. 

  • Eligible for WA state license 

  • Required current certifications for assigned modality are as follows: 

    • Ultrasound: ARDMS- Physics, Abdomen, OB/GYN, and RVT.  

    • Mammography Ultrasound: ARDMS- BR 

    • Maternal Fetal Medicine Ultrasound: ARDMS- NT 

  • Comprehension: 

    •  Ability to understand, remember, and apply oral and/or written instructions in English, understands complex problems and collaborates and explores alternative solutions. 

    • Ability to understand opposing points of view on highly complex issues and to negotiate and integrate different viewpoints. 

    • Reasoning and Decision Making: 

    • Ability to analyze situations and identify pertinent problems/issues; collect relevant information. 

    • Ability to make decisions which have significant impact on the department’s credibility, operations and services. 

  • Organization: 

    • Ability to work under pressure and maintain quality of detailed work while meeting competing and inflexible deadlines. 

  • Communication: 

    • Ability to compose materials such as detailed reports, work-related manuals, publications of limited scope or impact, etc. and/or ability to make informal presentations. 

    • Ability to formulate complex and comprehensive materials such as legal documents, authoritative reports, official publications of major scope and impact, etc. and/or make formal presentations. 

  • Physical requirements for this position include:  

    • Hearing, seeing (color discrimination), speaking, feeling, reaching, grasping, and repetitive motions. 

    • This position requires sitting for long periods of time. Walking and standing required routinely. 

    • This position requires exerting up to 40 pounds of force in order to lift, carry, pull, or move objects.