New England Baptist Hospital
Ultrasound Technologist, (32 hours flex)
Location: Boston, MA
Category: Radiology Tech (all modalities)
Department: Radiology Ultrasound - NEBH- 704300
Position Type: Regular
Shift: Day Shift
Hours Per Week: Full time 32-40 hours per week FLEX
Principal Duties and Essential Functions:
The Ultrasonographer performs patient care functions according to established procedures.
Determines functional readiness of equipment prior to use. Recognizes and corrects equipment malfunction. Operates equipment efficiently with full knowledge of all of its functions.
Applies knowledge in performing sonographic exam. Determines presence of and compensates for conditions affecting sonographic exam. Utilizes knowledge of sonographic attenuation properties to control imaging of appropriate organ. Recognizes abnormalities in sonographic exam and properly documents. Identifies deficiencies in sonographic quality and determines corrective action to produce good imaging quality.
Performs imaging views per established protocol and or specifications of physicians.
Consistently selects correct machine settings for each exam.
Performs imaging functions in a time frame consistent with departmental standard and in a manner consistent with quality standards of department.
Thorough knowledge of anatomical structure, physiological function and pathology.
Performs non-imaging functions, including clerical and transporting of patients when necessary.
minimum 2 years of Ultrasound technologist experience
ARDMS certification - Abdominal required
ARDMS certification - RVT (preferred)
AHA Heartsaver or BLS