Ultrasonographer - Full-Time Evenings
Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital(BWFH)

Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Health and Safety


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Job Info


We're offering a generous sign-on bonus ($10,000) to welcome you to our team. Recognizing and valuing exceptional talent, we're eager to discuss the exciting details of this bonus during our interview process.

Schedule: Full Time, 37.5 Hours; Monday - Friday Evening (3:00pm - 11:00pm)

The Ultrasonographer is involved in direct patient care while managing room workflow under the supervision of the Ultrasound Supervisor. The qualified individual will have certification in a minimum of 2 ultrasound modalities (Abdomen, OB/GYN) and maintain working competency in all assigned areas. Incumbents must maintain certification in at least 2 modalities at all times.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Performs Ultrasound examinations on all patients consistent with the programmatic needs of the department. Must maintain knowledge, skills, and ability to independently and competently perform the full breadth of exams offered within the ultrasound modality.

• Ensures that all exams are performed according to department quality standards, submitted in a timely manner, documented appropriately, and available for interpretation in a timely fashion.

• Works with and responds to the clinical direction of the Medical Director of Ultrasound, Ultrasound Supervisor, and/or delegates to ensure that AIUM imaging standards are maintained.

• Provides exceptional care by explaining exams to patients, escorting to/from waiting areas, answering questions, and addressing patient concerns.

• Adheres to and recommends changes to the protocol that would improve the overall quality and care for the patient.

• Enters the appropriate charges and clinical documentation into the EMR accurately for all exams.

• Participates in the training of Ultrasound students.

• Actively participates in plan of action in accordance to workflow needs.

• Adheres to policies and procedures for daily operations.

• Participates in the quality assurance plan for the Ultrasound program.

• Participates in the research and development of new exam and protocols.

• Follows workflow plan developed by the supervisor and alerts the supervisor to problems as necessary to a changing environment.

• Monitors the equipment performance and takes the appropriate measures to have the problems resolved (i.e. arrange service/repairs).

• Consistently demonstrates effective communication, both written and verbal, with all departmental, hospital staff, and vendors.

• Performs all other duties as assigned or required to ensure efficient operation of the department and quality patient care.

About Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, an affiliate of Mass General Brigham, is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community. We place great value on being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization as we aim to reflect the diversity of the patients we serve. At Mass General Brigham, we believe in equal access to quality care, employment and advancement opportunities encompassing the full spectrum of human diversity: race, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other forms of human presence and expression that make us better able to provide innovative and cutting-edge healthcare and research.

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a 171- bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain directly across the street from the Arnold Arboretum. Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital offers comprehensive care in a wide variety of specialties. Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a designated Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a recognition that fewer than nine percent of all US hospitals receive.

At Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, we believe that everyone should have the chance to live a healthy life. From creating breakthroughs that have paved the way for treatments around the globe to training the next generation of providers, our patients, and those we may never meet, are at the center of everything we do. If you're looking for more than a career, join Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital. Our patients call it better care. Our employees call it home.

Qualifications

  • Must have graduated from an accredited program in Ultrasound Sciences.
  • Must hold and maintain a current ARDMS registry in Ultrasound
  • Must hold and maintain a current BLS/CPR.
  • New graduates must be registry eligible and acquire certification through ARDMS in Abdomen within 1 year of hire and in OB/GYN within 2 years of hire.
  • Minimum of one-year clinical experience preferred.
  • Adheres to all I CARE Standards
  • Effectively and efficiently produces high quality Ultrasound studies. Must maintain working competency in all exams performed at BWFH as determined by the Division Chief and Ultrasound Supervisor.
  • High Risk OB/GYN scanning experience preferred upon hire. Must acquire working competency within 6 months of employment
  • Must be able to multi-task and think in a proactive manner
WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Work in an area that can be noisy and have extreme temperature/ humidity variations
  • Exposure to ionizing radiation
  • Continuous standing, sitting and lifting
  • Must be able to lift and move 25 pounds of weight


EEO Statement
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospitalis an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.


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