Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 172317-1A
Date Posted: Nov 30, 2021
Category: Clinical Professional
Welcome to Winchester Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Winchester Hospital was the first hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’s highest honor for nursing excellence, three times. It has since received the recognition a fourth time. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.
About the Job
Contributes to the Hospital’s mission by performing cardiac ultrasound testing procedures for physician review and interpretation. In the lead role, this position also oversees daily operations, troubleshooting issues to maximize the department’s efficiency and accuracy and develops and promotes collaborative and collegial relationships with Cardiology, physicians, and the patient care team and within Cardiology. This clinical staff position will have an impact on improving patient and physician satisfaction by providing ensuring the shift provides the best possible experience for our patient as well as providing quality images for physician review.
Required: Associates Degree from AMA approved school
Required: Three years cardiac sonography in an acute care setting
Preferred: Five years in an acute care setting with some supervisory
Preferred: Pediatric or neonatal experience preferred
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS:
Required: Registered with the RDCS (AE) credential
POPULATION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
Neonates, Adolescents, Adults, Geriatrics
OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Professional Commitment Requirements:
Keep abreast of developments in the field and/or licensure through continuing education, participation in professional organizations or a combination of both.
On-call rotation required to cover major holidays
Consistent with the PROMISE principles and inherent in a hospital environment, employees must be flexible in meeting patients’ and the Hospital’s needs. While the list below describes the primary functions of this job, all employees at Winchester Hospital need to recognize that an essential element of their job is the ability to respond to unanticipated and/or changing situations. This may result in assuming responsibilities or tasks which are not on this list.
As part of the Cardiology team, the Lead Cardiac Sonographer functions in the dual capacity of:
Full Time/40 HR
$8000 Sign On Bonus
Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.