Are you a fit?

Do you enjoy working in a calm and quiet environment? Do you have great physical stamina? Do you enjoy multitasking and interacting with new people? This job is typically performed in a darker room with a patient, and sometimes their family. An ultrasound technologist needs to be able to focus, while comforting the patient they are seeing. This involves watching the patient or screen, while also capturing and documenting high-quality still images for radiologist interpretation.


Performs ultrasound procedures at a technical and professional level. Performs a variety of technical procedures with competence, commitment, and initiative.

Typical Requirements: 

  1. Current certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
  2. Current licensure by the State of Oregon in required modalities.
  3. Certification in CPR / AED.
  4. High school Diploma or equivalent.
  5. Working knowledge of Medical terminology, computers, and typing experience.
  6. Detail-oriented and effective organizational skills.
  7. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, staff, providers, and the public.
  8. Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion, and decision-making.
  9. Ability to work in a busy environment, while keeping close attention to accuracy.
  10. Ability to work independently and as a team participant.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  1. Two years of recent experience in general ultrasound.
  2. Ability to interpret orders for routine and special ultrasound studies.
  3. Sufficient creativity and independent judgment to modify learned skills to fit individual patient circumstances.

Pay Ranges

Base Hourly: $30 per hour
Annual: $61000 – $100000

Education & Experience

Est. Education Duration: 4 years
Est. Experience Required: 2 years

Educational Opportunities