MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community health care system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest Medical Center is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care, at a location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system includes Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick and the MetroWest Wellness Center. MetroWest Medical Center has been named to the 2019 Americaï¿½s 100 Best Hospitals List by Healthgrades.
GENERAL SUMMARY:Under general supervision of the Ultrasound Coordinator, performs noninvasive ultrasound testing using high frequency ultrasound equipment designed to image organs, masses, and fluid accumulations within the body; selects, photographs, and develops images displayed; and assists Radiologists in the diagnostic interpretation for adult and adolescent patients. Performs related clerical and service duties. Ensures quality and safe delivery of care to patients of all ages.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Obtains and reviews patient's clinical history and related patient's test reports. Obtains pertinent medical history while preparing patient for exam. Instructs patient about exam procedure and equipment.
2.Performs ultrasound testing differentiating normal anatomy from abnormal. Assists Radiologist in invasive procedure if necessary. Develops films and presents them to the Radiologist with the film jacket. Performs portable exams when necessary.
3.Assists in the training of students rotating through the department. Stays current with new developments in the field.
4.Performs routine maintenance of ultrasound equipment, conducts quality control tests, and informs supervisor of any repair needs. Also, maintains ultrasound office and test area in good and appropriate order and checks supply inventory routinely.
5.Performs related clerical duties, i.e., scheduling patients, preparing requisitions, filing and retrieving sonography reports, entering patient information, logging scan interpretation, etc.
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:
1.The level of knowledge equivalent to that ordinarily acquired through completion of an Associate's Degree in ultrasound technology, including course work in anatomy and physiology.
2.Registered or registry eligible by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers with at least one year's experience.
3. BLS certification through the American Heart Association required.
Primary Location: Framingham, Massachusetts
Facility: MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate
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Internal Number: 2005030032
About MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.