Women's Healthcare Associates, LLC
  • Northwest Perinatal Center-West
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Full Time

Medical/Vision, Dental/Orthodontia, 401(k), Employer Paid Long Term Disability Insurance, Employer Paid Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Short Term Disability Insurance, Voluntary Life Insurance, Voluntary Long Term Care, Flexible Spending Medical, Dependent Care, & Transportation Accounts, Paid Time Off & Holidays, Life Balance Program, Employee Assistance Program

We wake up for women, every day. We're inspired by their strength, their stories and the choices they make in pursuing health for themselves and their families. Our vision is that every woman will have the care and knowledge she needs to lead a full and healthy life. Will you help us achieve it?

The Ultrasound Supervisor will be responsible for supervising our staff of Sonographers throughout WHA. Primary duties of this role will be directing/coordinating staff functions and ensuring the ultrasound staff operates efficiently and effectively. Must be comfortable being a "working supervisor", and filling in for staff as the need arises. We are seeking someone with excellent leadership skills and someone that thrives in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.


  • Responsible for departmental goal setting and direction of department functions. Works with Practice Manager to determine department long term goals and needs.
  • Establishes department priorities by answering questions and requests; establishes quality standards, methods and procedures; schedules activities and employees; monitors progress; revises schedules and resolves problems.
  • Manages performance, training, development, and scheduling of clinical staff. Approves employee schedules, absences, overtime, and vacation.  Works with Practice Manager in the hiring and termination process.  Writes and conducts clinical staff performance evaluations. Documents performance and attendance.
  • Consults with Practice Manager regarding employee issues and results as appropriate.
  • Partners with Practice Manager in decision making and problem solving for annual evaluations, developmental coaching and corrective action.
  • Responsible for employment and selection decisions. Completes and forwards employment requisitions for personnel replacements to Human Resources. Interviews, checks references, and makes hiring decisions for new employees, in coordination with Human Resources.  Works with Human Resources to resolve compensation issues and determine starting pay for new hires.  Notifies the Practice Manager of hiring decisions and involves Practice Manager as needed. 
  • Coaches, trains and develops ultrasound staff and promotes teamwork within WHA.
  • Ensures patient, staff and clinician satisfaction through efficient ultrasound staff operations. Solves ultrasound staff problems as needed, or refers to Practice Manager. Responds to patient complaints and seeks resolution.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Prepares monthly schedule for ultrasound staff employees. Ensures staffing coverage meets the needs of the clinic. Takes initiative to know clinician schedules, including vacations and other absences.
  • Coordinates agendas and conducts department meetings.
  • Performs the duties of a Sonographer as outlined in the relevant job description and depending upon individual's qualifications.


  • Completion of a formal educational program in Diagnostic Ultrasonography required.
  • American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) board certification in OB/GYN required.
  • Maintains current, active licensure with ARDMS in OB/GYN.
  • Current license with the Oregon Board of Medical Imaging.
  • Prior experience as a sonographer with fetal anomalies, high-risk OB and general gynecology imaging in an OB/GYN or Perinatal office or hospital setting required.
  • Ability to complete and maintain certification in Nuchal Translucency through the Fetal Medicine Foundation within 6 months of hire required.
  • Demonstrated effective leadership skills required.
  • Proven effective communications skills, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated success in service excellence and quality improvement.
  • Demonstrated success in the leading of people in a team based environment.
  • Knowledge of complex instrumentation to extract the finest quality equipment performance.
  • Ability to lead at a high level of excellence and to train others in the essential job functions for the positions for which they are responsible.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment and effectively work with others.
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook).
  • Valid driver's license and the ability to drive to all WHA sites and meetings.
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and a background check.

Women's Healthcare Associates, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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