Breast Imaging Ultrasound Tech - 24 Hours / Day

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 172250-1A
Date Posted: Jan 14, 2022
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

Under supervision of the Section Head/Operation’s Manager the technologist performs all Breast ultrasonography exams and breast ultrasonography procedures. Technologist is responsible for establishing and maintaining the cross- training program for Breast Sonography. This includes, but not limited to, monitoring and training based on Competency objectives. The technologist is responsible for ancillary paperwork as needed. The technologist is responsible for monitoring and maintaining essential patient care and safety.  Flexibility to cover open shifts necessary, including other LHMC site.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities  including but not limited to: 

  1. Obtain and document necessary patient information/history in order to perform appropriate exam.
  1. Obtain and document necessary patient information/history in the EPIC Mammography Module w/100% accuracy.
  1. Begin and Complete exams utilizing the RIS with 100% accuracy, 100% of the time.
  1. Label all images with correct patient information and performing Technologist’s initials with 100% accuracy 100% of the time.
  1. Performs all breast ultrasound exams and procedures accurately and efficiently.
  1. Prepares necessary paperwork for breast ultrasound exams and procedures.
  1. Enters pathology in mammography module.
  1. BLS Certified
  1. Properly QC exams utilizing the PACS system
  1. Properly evaluates images for Diagnostic purposes/recognizing errors and the need to repeat a study.
  2. Readily and willingly contributes to team approach to provide optimal quality care for patients.  
 
  1. Properly uses ultrasound equipment and, or accessory equipment while accurately scanning patient as established by departmental protocols.
  1. Assistants in the clinical training of Radiology Residents
  1. Maintains the cross- training program for Breast Sonography. This includes, but is not limited to, monitoring and training of mammographers based on Competency objectives.
  1. Incorporates Lahey Clinic Guiding Principles and Mission Statement into daily activities. 
  1. Complies with all Lahey Clinic Policies.
  1. Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Clinic.
  1. Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
  1. Demonstrates an understanding of job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.
  1. Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to our Customer service standards.
  1. Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
  1. Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.
  1. Performs other duties in support of the organization as required or directed.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications: 

 

Education: Associate or Bachelors’ degree in Science. 

Licensure, Certification, Registration: Registered by the ARDMS in the specialties in which the technologist practices. If not, must be registered with in 12 months.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:  Minimal Computer skillsCandidate must be proficient in the use of ultrasound equipment.

Experience:   4 years, preferably with experience in Breast Ultrasound and procedures. Teaching experience is preferred.

Shift

24 Hours / Day

About Us

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.