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Washington County Hospital and Clinics Echo Ultrasound Technologist in Washington, Iowa

Echo Ultrasound Technologist

Job Details

Job Location

Washington Co Hospital - Washington, IA

Position Type

Per Diem

Education Level

4 Year Degree

Travel Percentage


Job Shift


Job Category

Health Care



The Echo/Ultrasound Technologist shall perform echocardiograms, stress echocardiograms, general, abdominal/OB-Gyn, and vascular.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability to be successful.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to the following)

  • Perform high quality echocardiograms and stress echos and general ultrasound including abdomen and OB/GYN and vascular studies in accordance with all policies and procedures.

  • Competently set up and assist radiologist and pathologist during procedures.

  • Working with the EMR’s to generate and complete exam orders.

  • Perform, record, and analyze QC data in order to make judgments concerning the results and take appropriate action to maintain accuracy and precision.

  • Maintain a safe and efficient working environment by performing equipment checks, cleaning work area, and monitoring temperatures in accordance with regulatory agencies and hospital policies.



  • Graduate from an accredited school of ultrasound

  • RDCS registered, preferred or obtain after hire

  • RVT registrations, preferred or obtain after hire

  • RDMS(AB,OB-GYN) , preferred or obtain after hire

  • BLS required, or obtain within 6 months of hire


  • Ability to maintain safe and effective patient care

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills with prevalent professional demeanor

  • Ability to use active listening skills to interpret the needs of the patient.

  • Ability to mentor, train, motivate, direct and empower team

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation

  • Ability to work independently

  • Flexibility in schedule. Willing to adjust hours, as needed. Willing to cover other shifts

  • Highly motivated

  • Ability to work in fast paced, rapidly changing, and regulated environment. Able to triage situations to complete tasks

  • Effective time management

  • Analytical skills to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner

  • Exhibit sound and accurate judgement

  • Team player/professional attitude

  • Demonstrates ability to learn and apply new approaches

  • Maintain professional technical knowledge