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Full Time Ultrasonographer (overnights) - Braintree, MA

Company: South Shore Health
Location: Braintree
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

South Shore Health is seeking candidates for this position located in Braintree, MA. Job Description Summary NEW COMPETITIVE PAY RATES AND A $10,000 SIGN ON BONUS Performs ultrasound scanning procedures. Reports preliminary findings and diagnoses to the Radiologist. Takes anatomical pictures to demonstrate organs. Job Description ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1 - Receives and reviews requests for ultrasound studies on patients of all ages from child to geriatric. a - Performs such exams as Abdominal Echoes, Renal, Aortic, Pelvic, Obstetrical and Biophysical Profiles, small parts to include breast, thyroid and scrotal exams. b - Able to assist radiologist with invasive procedures including biopsies and aspirations. c - Assist surgeons in OR with ultrasound guidance. 2 - Utilizes real-time transvaginal transducers. 3 - Checks all images with the Radiologist. a - Consults with the Radiologist about the reading or scans and reports. 4 - Provides written, unofficial reports of examinations. 5 - Takes representative anatomical pictures, recognizes normal versus abnormal anatomy, and exhibits knowledge of various pathological processes. 6 - Marks images for proper definition and explanation. 7 - Performs general clerical duties accurately, including but not limited to: a - Greeting patients in a courteous manner consistent with the hospital---s policy. b - Logs and checks in patients accurately and appropriately. c - Verifies information and exams performed. Updates and changes exam description to reflect actual exams performed. This assures the correct billing of patient accounts. d - Quality assures exams performed, to capture the technologist, the room utilized and the time utilized. e - Disposes of used linen and supplies in an appropriate manner. 8 - Safety Awareness --- Fosters a ---Culture of Safety--- through personal ownership and commitment to a safe environment. a - Prior to the start of any invasive procedures, a final verification to confirm the correct patient, procedure, site, and information is done. b - Verifies patient according to policy prior to administration of care/procedures/medications. c - Follows approved procedure for verifying MD orders including a verbal readback to the licensed independent practitioner after receiving a telephone order. d - Complies with the current CDC hand hygiene guidelines through proper handwashing , as observed by nurse manager and peers. e - Consistently follows the South Shore Hospital policy to mark surgical sites. f - Makes appropriate use of personal protective equipment at all times. g - Adheres to respiratory etiquette guidelines. h - Adheres to universal precautions. i - Appropriately disposes of hazardous materials. j - Adheres to electrical safety guidelines. Technology and Learning a - Participates in continued learning and possess a willingness and ability to learn and utilize new technology and procedures that continue to develop in their role and throughout the organization. b - Embraces technological advances that allow us to communicate information effectively and efficiently based on role. JOB REQUIREMENTS Minimum Education - Preferred Prefer graduate of an accredited Ultrasound Program. Minimum Work Experience Need one to two (1---2) years to be fully proficient. Required Licenses / Registrations RDMS or eligible - Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Keywords: South Shore Health, Boston , Full Time Ultrasonographer (overnights) - Braintree, MA, Healthcare , Braintree, Massachusetts

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