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Ultrasound Technologist - Ultrasound $5,000 sign on bonus!

Company: Tufts Medical Center
Location: Boston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Company DescriptionIt takes a lot of very smart, hard-working and talented people to provide the level of care that we give to our patients. Tufts Medical Center is an internationally respected academic medical center and we pride ourselves not only on the sophistication of the care we deliver, but the compassionate way in which we provide it. And that starts with our employees.Job DescriptionUnder general supervision, this position performs a variety of diagnostic ultrasound procedures to obtain and record interpretable diagnostic information for the medical staff.PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Performs ultrasound examinations in all modalities (B-scan, Doppler, M-mode, real time) as well as all types of procedures (small parts, abdominal, obstetrical, neurological, etc.)Provides quality assurance on all ultrasonic equipment and instrumentation.Obtains all clinical information available through charts, films, lab tests, etc. prior to exams. Informs clinics, physicians and floors of interpretation for exams and provides results on request.Teaches residents, students, medical staff and visitors the science, capabilities, and proper use of ultrasound as a diagnostic tool.Schedules and receives patients for exams.Develops and maintains a filing system for patient records and teaching purposes.Checks and maintains supplies.Maintains sterilization of equipment using appropriate cleaning procedures involved with specialized equipment.Develops and copies films, strip chart recordings and video cassettes.Operating Room procedures.Responsible for rotational on-call emergency coverage.Provides portable service to intensive care units and/or incapacitated patients on all regular floors.Maintains collaborative, team relationships with peers and colleagues in order to effectively contribute to the working groups achievement of goals, and to help foster a positive work environmentPerforms other similar and related duties as required or directed.QualificationsJOB KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:Ability to perform exams in Doppler, M-mode, B-scan and real time modalities.Ability to concentrate for long periods of time under various conditions while acquiring diagnostic information.Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/her assigned service area.EDUCATION:Level of knowledge generally obtained through successful completion of a two year Medical Technologist Program and one and a half year Ultrasound program at an approved institution.EXPERIENCE:One year clinical experience in medical ultrasonography.An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed above may be substituted for the above education and experience requirements. LICENSES, ETC. :Must be registered in OB, GYN, abdominal, small parts, and ultrasound physics.AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:Possesses and applies the skills and knowledge necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span, with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process. This includes:Knowledge of growth and developmentAbility to interpret age specific data and response to careProvide age specific communicationWORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Close contact with patients having contagious diseases.Exposure to patients injected with radioisotopes.Position requires moving heavy equipment and patients.Ability to stand or sit in one position for long periods of time with some moving of heavy equipment and patients.Works in sterile fields when performing biopsies, amniocentesis, cyst punctures, abscess drains, and other aspiration procedures.Frequent contacts with patients, physicians, patients' families, and other personnel throughout the hospital.Additional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES STATEMENT:Must be able to perform all essential functions of this position with reasonable accommodation if disabled.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Tufts Medical Center reserves the right to modify position duties at any time, to reflect process improvements and business necessity.COVID-19 POLICY:Please note that effective October 1, 2021, as a condition of employment at Tufts Medical Center, all employees and new hires must have received their complete dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, unless they have been granted an exemption.

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