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Children's Hospital Boston Senior Sonographer in Boston, Massachusetts

72420BRJob Posting Title:Senior SonographerDepartment:RadiologyAutoReqId:72420BRStatus:Part-TimeStandard Hours per Week:8 Job Posting Category:RadiologyJob Posting Description:

The Senior Sonographer is responsible for the following:

  • Performs routine and complex ultrasound examinations as prescribed by a physician.

  • Reviews and evaluates requisitions for ultrasound imaging procedures, abstracting data from patient charts and determining appropriateness of procedure prescribed given diagnosis and clinical signs for routine examinations.

  • Selects appropriate equipment and technical factors to identify pathologic and normal anatomy.

  • Assesses patients' and parents' physical and emotional status and ability to respond to instructions and develops plan for adjusting to patients' specific needs.

  • Follows QC/Data Integrity Workflow process.

  • Practices High Reliability Communication techniques. Patient/Family/Team Relations

  • Responds to the uniqueness and clinical condition of the patient.

  • Creates a supportive environment for the patient and the family.

  • Promotes a positive work environment in compliance with ETU. Equipment

  • Identifies and reports on equipment malfunctions.


  • Assists in patient scheduling and facilitates efficient workflow within ultrasound area (board runner).

  • Investigates and resolves technical and scheduling issues and performs designated quality assurance functions.

  • Training

  • Provides instruction on performing ultrasound procedures for trainees and fellows.

  • Serves as a resource and responds to requests for information or assistance. General

  • Participates in departmental and hospital meetings

  • Completes all required documentation accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Complies with ETU.

  • Practices BCH 6 Core Values: excellence, innovation, communication, respect, teamwork and accountability.

  • Professional Development

  • Furthers professional education and maintains knowledge of current regulations and standards, policies and procedures.

  • Takes an active role in research projects involving ultrasound.

The Senior Sonographer is responsible for the following:

  • Registered by the ARDMS.

  • Must meet, successfully complete, and maintain the ARDMS certification and registration.

  • BLS certification

  • Associates degree in Medical Sonography

  • 3 years of experience as a Sonographer


    Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular Remote Eligibility :Onsite Only