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Ultrasonographer - 16 Hours - Plymouth

Company: Atrius Health
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Atrius Health is a nonprofit healthcare leader delivering a system of connected care that enables us to know our patients better so that we can serve them well. Across 32 clinical locations, more than 50 specialties and 825 physicians, we provide proactive, customized care to more than 720,000 adult and pediatric patients across eastern Massachusetts. The Atrius Health practices including Dedham Medical Associates, Granite Medical Group, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and PMG Physician Associates - together with VNA Care - work in collaboration with hospital partners, community specialists and skilled nursing facilities, to develop innovative and effective ways of delivering care in the most appropriate setting, making it easier for patients to be healthy. We believe that by establishing a solid foundation of knowledge, understanding and trust with each of our patients, we enrich their health and enhance their lives. SUMMARY A Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) performs diagnostic and special procedure ultrasonography in accordance with established policies and procedures. Typically reports to a radiology or ultrasound coordinator. Incumbents hired as general sonographers in regular status are required to receive certification as a Registered Vascular Sonographer within one year from the date of hire. If incumbents fail the test twice within this first year, they will be terminated but able to apply for open available positions within the organization. Per diem employees are encouraged but not required to obtain the certification. EDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS High School diploma or equivalency certificate (e.g. GED, HiSET, TASC Test) from an accredited institution or governmental unit required. Completion of an accredited diagnostic medical sonographic program and ARDMS certified. CEU documentation required for certification must be provided. American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) may be required based on specialty. EXPERIENCE Two years' ultrasound experience preferred. SKILLS and ABILITIES Able to independently perform tests. Good interpersonal, organizational and decision-making skills. Ability to take initiative and work independently. Communication: Ability to effectively interact with a patient who may be under physical or emotional distress. Discuss with appropriate staff to insure patient is informed of any inconvenience. Clearly and effectively relays pertinent information to the interpreting physician Adaptability: Ability to adjust to changing pace of department and frequent interruptions Atrius Health is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. All patients, employees, applicants, and other constituents of Atrius Health will be treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, marital/domestic partner status, parental status, sexual orientation and gender identity and/or expression, or other dimensions of diversity. Atrius Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promoting or any other employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, military service or application for military service, veteran or disability status.Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA);Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO); and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).VEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the statePDN-968d4a4d-e694-4328-b414-3d275081f960

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