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Children's Hospital Boston Sonographer, Senior in Boston, Massachusetts

66883BRJob Posting Title:Sonographer, SeniorDepartment:RadiologyAutoReqId:66883BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Category:RadiologyJob Posting Description:$15,000.00 SIGN ON BONUS for eligible new hires with more than one year of experience

$10,000.00 SIGN ON BONUS for eligible new hires with less than one year of experience

Performs routine and complex ultrasound examinations prescribed by a physician. Procedures. Assists in patient scheduling and facilitates efficient workflow within ultrasound area (board runner). Provides instruction for trainees and fellows. Takes an active role in research projects involving ultrasound.

Examinations/Procedures

  • 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 .

  • C reat es 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.

    Operations

  • 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.

    Requirements:

  • Registered by the ARDMS.

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

  • BLS certification

  • ARDMS Pediatric certification

  • Associates degree

Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular

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