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Providence Health & Services Ultrasound Technologist in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Ultrasound Technologist (Per diem/Variable shift) to Providence Little Company Of Mary Torrance Hospital in Torrance , CA.

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We are seeking a Ultrasound Technologist who will perform a variety of ultrasound procedures at a skilled technical level requiring the ability to apply methods for diagnosis. Perform related work as required.

In this position you will:

  • Organize, plan and direct activities relating to patients and procedures for designated time and area. Maintain steady workflow ensuring a complete, accurate and timely work product

  • Demonstrate knowledge of principles of physics, scanning technique, and computer science skills related to ultrasound scanning according to approved department protocols

  • Demonstrate complete working knowledge of all ultrasonography equipment and computer software necessary to perform studies. Calibrate and perform quality control on imaging systems as required

  • Demonstrate correct and adequate positioning using ultrasound-imaging technique to obtain desired views

  • Select appropriate ultrasound-scanning technique/equipment and determine the most suitable anatomical posture and positions

  • Review images for positioning, technique, identification and validate quality.

  • Assist in training and guidance of students

  • Review patient questionnaire and request for physician notes and/or special instructions. Consult with Radiologist and patient if necessary to assure safety and appropriateness

  • Verify patient identification by verbal communication, ID band, etc.

  • Recognize emergency situations, initiates code and administers aid as needed

  • Prepare cases for interpretation by a radiologist including appropriate documentation scanning in a timely manner

  • Assist with ordering and stocking of supplies and equipment

  • Keep room/work area neat, orderly and prepared with supplies necessary to complete exams

  • Willingly perform other related duties outside immediate work area as assigned or required (i.e., filing, transport, clerical)


  • Record pertinent patient information and complete all paperwork as required and assists in maintaining files

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of hospital information system, computer-based systems, Meditech, Nighthawk, and PACs

  • Demonstrate awareness of legal issues and compliance in respect to patient care. Maintain complete confidentiality of all patient and hospital related information. Secure and handle patient records maintaining patient confidentiality with respect to patient and family rights

  • Retrieve reports and is knowledgeable in the use of copier, fax, printer, and CD burner

  • Sort patient files and report timely, accurate and concise per department policies


  • Lead by example in demonstrated work ethic

  • Attendance: Report to work each regularly scheduled workday. Accurately records all work time including meal periods

  • Ready for work at precise starting time and continues working until scheduled departure time. Return on time from all meal periods

  • Project a professional image, follow the hospital dress code policy and/or department requirements. Wear hospital name badge at all times on duty

  • General Work Habits: Readily accept work assignments in a positive manner. Perform work that is accurate, neat and consistent. Documentation is legible

  • Assist and provide orientation/training of new employees and students


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree in Ultrasound Technology or equivalent in approved A.M.A. program

  • Current certification by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) (OB or AB) or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) RT(S)

  • AHA BLS CPR Certification

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 302734