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Beth Israel Lahey Health VASCULAR ULTRASOUND TECH in Winchester, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Per Diem

Scheduled Hours:

0

Work Shift:

Rotating (United States of America)

Contributes to the Hospital’s mission to care, heal and to excel in service to our community by independently operating sonographic equipment to perform arterial and venus studies and communicating results of diagnostic examinations using sonography. This professional staff technologist position will have an impact on quality, safety and the patient experience.

Job Description:

  • Educates and informs patients and family members throughout the patients’ experience.

  • Communicates effectively with the healthcare team utilizing established handoff procedures.

  • Gives and accepts respectful feedback to enhance teamwork.

  • Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic sonography arterial and venus examinations.

  • Uses sonographic skills to identify, record and modify procedures as appropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images.

  • Uses independent judgment during the sonographic exam to accurately differentiate between normal and pathologic findings.

  • Analyses sonograms, incorporates sonographic information and medical history, and communicates findings to the appropriate physician coverage.

  • Assists with the daily operation of the sonographic lab.

  • Maintains ultrasound equipment and work area and maintains adequate supplies. Responds to equipment issues timely to ensure optimum operations and equipment quality and long-term equipment maintenance and life.

  • Participates in the maintenance of vascular laboratory accreditation.

  • Minimizes preventable harm events and consistently executes the infection control protocols. Incorporates the Culture of Safety tools in daily practice, adhering to quality and safety guidelines and communicating near-miss or potential risks.

  • Educates and informs patients and family members throughout the patients’ experience.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required: Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography program that is accredited

Preferred: Associates Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Experience:

Preferred: At least two years of ultrasound with six months in an on-site apprenticeship with a Vascular Laboratory

Other Skills/Knowledge:

Required: For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS:

Required : Active certification by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in the specialty(ies) as appropriate or registry eligible. If registry eligible, must obtain ARDMS (RVT) registration within 12 months of hire date.

Preferred: RVT

LIFE SUPPORT CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: Basic Life Support

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.

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