Catholic Health Initiatives Echo Technologist - Per Diem, 7AM - 5:30PM - St. Joseph in TACOMA, Washington

Echo Technologist - Per Diem, 7AM - 5:30PM - St. Joseph


CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country. Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Job Summary:

Produces two-dimensional cardiac ultrasonic recordings to evaluate the anatomy and hemodynamics (blood flow) of the heart, its valves and related blood vessels as prescribed by a physician for purposes of disease diagnosis and study of malfunctioning organs. Work includes performing ultrasound procedures, stress echo's; bubble studies and contrast echo's. Incumbents perform technological functions to ensure optimal diagnostic quality of patient test results utilizing efficient and safe processes that are in keeping with department protocols and applicable regulatory requirements. An incumbent assumes responsibility for the safe, efficient and proper operation of ultrasound equipment.

Incumbents are also accountable for; keeping abreast of FHS standards, protocols and procedures relating to the department; keeping skills current; demonstrating evidence of continuing education to include department meetings, individualized learning opportunities from physicians and related classes.

The Non-Registered Echo Technologist is a temporary classification for employees who are not currently registered with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers at the time of hire. Employees have one year from date of hire to obtain the requisite registration.

Essential Duties:

  • Prepares patients and performs ultrasound tests based on physicians’ orders and in adherence to department protocols to obtain the correct, cross sectional anatomy and detail of a requested scan area.

  • Delivers patient care for all age groups while performing ultrasound exams/procedures and/or special procedures.

  • Reviews and compiles clinical data in accordance with departmental deadlines for physician interpretation of echo records.

  • Performs incidental general office duties to include; answering phone; scheduling; filing; maintaining patient records; ordering supplies.



  • Graduation from an accredited school of Radiological Technology

License/Certification :

  • American Registry of Radiology Technologists (ARRT) certification

  • State of Washington Certification as a Radiological Technologist

  • ARRT MRI Certification is preferred

  • Current healthcare provider Basic Life Support (CPR) certification

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health


Daily Schedule 7AM - 5:30PM

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0153078

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.