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Diagnostic Sonographer

Company: AHS Allina Health System
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Date Posted:August 23, 2021Department:41006106 Radiology Administration SupportShift:Day/Evening/Night (United States of America)Hours Per Week:0Union Contract:Non-UnionWeekend Rotation: OccasionalJob Summary:Performs abdominal, small parts, OB/GYN, vascular imaging and provides sonography guidance for interventional procedures, in accordance with department policies and the American College of Radiology (ACR). Uses independent judgment, and has thorough understanding of equipment and positioning to provide optimum service to patients and providers.Job Description:Principle ResponsibilitiesCompletes procedures in compliance with physician orders and department guidelinesIdentifies patient with two identifiers.Documents accurately all needed aspects of the procedure.Observes and communicates with patient, responding to needs.Maintains safe patient environment in procedure area. Performs procedures with high degree of accuracyDemonstrates appropriate knowledge of all diagnostic equipment.Maintains work knowledge and competence.Gathers all relevant information to assist in interpretation of images.Verifies all images has appropriately transferred to imaging storage and retrieval system. Provides accurate clerical functionUses Excellian (electronic medical record).Understands the storage and retrieval system.Ensures all documentation is complete post procedure. Communicates with Supervisor and teamReports problems, issues or ideas.Provides assistance, ideas and information to support the work of others. Other duties as assigned.Job RequirementsAssociate's or Vocational degree Associate degree accredited School of Diagnostic Ultrasound required or Vocational or Technical Training Graduate of accredited School of Radiologic Technology and 2 year School of Diagnostic Ultrasound required or Vocational or Technical Training Graduate of accredited School of Radiologic Technology and ARDMS registered or registry eligible. required Less than 2 Years Diagnostic Sonography experience required Certified Ultrasound Technologist - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography required registered in abdomen, and/or OB/GYN, registry eligible upon hire or Certified Ultrasound Technologist - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography required registry eligible, registered within 6 months of hire andRegistered Vascular Technologist - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography required registered RVT upon hire for AHG Clinic Locations orRegistered Vascular Technologist - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography required registry eligible, registered within 6 months for Hospital locations BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required upon hire Leadership CapabilitiesSee the Big Picture: Know where we are going as an organization. Use sound judgement and critical thinking to make good decisions that support our mission.I know where Allina is going and how my role fits into this pictureI capture important lessons and share them to foster innovationI am good at anticipating the implications of my decisionsI understand and apply the disciplines of continuous improvementInspire Greatness: Inspire others by connecting their purpose to the broader mission. Lead others through change and celebrate success.I help my team connect to the broader missionI see and fulfill my role in motivating the team around meI celebrate success and help my partners see what is possible with changeI call out and address unexpected roadblocks or problemsFoster Learning and Growth: Role model growth, ongoing development and self-care. Empower, coach and encourage others to be at their best selves.I role-model self-care and ongoing developmentI share my knowledge and coach others to foster growth and successI demonstrate enthusiasm for learningI candidly advocate for the resources I needI support my colleagues in their development and growthDeliver Excellence: Set and align clear goals, measure results, and continually improve safety, quality, experience, and innovation.I take ownership of outcomes and fulfillment of goalsI facilitate adjustments to assure positive resultsI work with a sense of urgency, concern and determinationI use well-grounded approaches to create sustainable solutions repeatedlyI engage and foster improvements to impact safety, quality, and efficiencySucceed Together:Connect with others authentically. Recognize the value of each individual and seek diverse points of view. Collaborate to succeed together.I consider how decisions might impact my colleaguesI am generous in my commitment to supporting the needs of my partnersI respect others' opinions, praise good work and encourage all team members to be involvedI seek common ground and work to create mutually beneficial outcomesFunctional CompetenciesCommunication Skills: Able to communicate well in straight-forward situations. Collaboration: Develops partnerships with internal team members. Company Knowledge: Understands how his/her role relates to others on the team and the role of the team. Functional Knowledge: Thorough understanding of his/her discipline and a rudimentary understanding of other disciplines. Problem Solving: Uses common sense to solve routine issues. Physical Demands Medium Work*: Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequentlyAdditional Job Description:

Keywords: AHS Allina Health System, Cambridge , Diagnostic Sonographer, Healthcare , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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