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(Archived) Echo Sonographer

Last Updated: 1/21/23

Job Description



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!


  • 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


  • 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 hours 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

Company Details

Portland, Oregon, United States
Healing, teaching and discovery OHSU is Oregon’s only public academic health center. We are a system of hospitals and clinics across Oregon and southwest Washington. We are an institution of higher learning, with schools of medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry and public health – and with a network of campuses and partners throughout Oregon. We are a national research hub, wit...