Kaiser Permanente Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - On Call, Capitol Hill Medical Center in Washington, District Of Columbia

Performs ultrasound examinations of patients as requested by referring physicians.

Essential Functions:

  • Greets patient, explains ultrasound procedure, and answers questions.

  • Selects the appropriate machine and probe to be used to obtain diagnostic information requested by referring physician.

  • Applies gel to patient's skin, applies probe, and monitors equipment to obtain ultra-sound images.

  • Processes film and reviews images to confirm that images meet radiologist's requirements.

  • Prepares initial diagnosis by identifying abnormal conditions for review by radiologist.

  • Uses ultrasound equipment to assist providers to conduct invasive procedures.

  • Maintains equipment and examination room, stores film, and keeps inventory of related supplies.

  • Prepares patient information files with patient identification, date of exam, referring physician, and exam performed.

  • Prepares and submits reports showing the number and type of examinations conducted.

  • Performs other related duties as directed.

Coverage for weekends and weekdays in Ultrasound.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum one (1) year of full time experience as a sonographer required.


  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

  • Completion of an ARDMS accredited or equivalent program in ultrasound technology required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Current certification by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (RDMS) in abdomen and/or OB/GYN required.

  • CPR Certification required.

Additional Requirements:

  • Certifications such as breast or RVT preferred.

  • Non-Registered Sonographers may be considered; however, Sonographers must have met experience, education, and training requirements; and upon hire, Sonographer must sit for and pass abdomen and/or OB/GYN Registry within one year of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A


TITLE: Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - On Call, Capitol Hill Medical Center

LOCATION: Washington, District of Columbia


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.