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Ultrasound Technologist - Ultrasound

Boston, MA 02215

Posted: 01/30/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Allied Health Job Number: 598951 Country: United States

Job Description


Planet Healthcare is looking for an Ultrasound Technologist -n the Boston MA area

Shift: Days 36 per week

Job Description & Requirements: COVID vaccine required + booster - Medical exemption acceptable Flu vaccine required - medical exemptions are acceptable 12H Nights Mon, Tues, Wed Nights 7p-7a - weekends/holidays required Reviews charts, selects appropriate equipment and transducers for tests as ordered. Interviews patients, obtains necessary information, explains procedures, allays apprehensions and positions patient appropriately. Assists physicians during sterile invasive procedures, i.e. amniocenteses, cyst punctures, thoracenteses, biopsies, etc. Views screen, detects pathology/other factors (f/u, change of shape, etc.). Determines images appropriate for diagnostic purpose. Records images on PACS, and provides images on film and paper when needed. Provides preliminary interpretation in daily logbook and may convey preliminary interpretation to requesting physician after discussion with radiologist. May assist the work of other divisions during procedures. Performs functions in areas outside the Ultrasound Suite, including O.R., intensive care units, Emergency Department, and nursing floors using portable ultrasound equipment. Shares on-call duties (24 hour coverage) with fellow sonographers only after reaching a minimum required expertise as judged by the Ultrasound Manager and physician in charge of Ultrasound. Serves as team resource for technical information, training and guidance. Â Performs high level disinfection of Ultrasound intracavitary transducers in systems such as the Trophon EPR system. Appropriate HLD of Ultrasound transducers is necessary for patient protection and infection control. NO local travelers will be accepted (cannot reside within 50 mi from the facility) Start date: ASAP starts - 4 weeks out Orientation is weekly (every Monday barring a holiday) NM to interview and offer Please provide dates and times available for interview at time of submission ALL RTO REQUESTS MUST BE PRESENTED AT TIME OF SUB Travelers who have worked for Beth Israel Lahey Health as perm or per diem within the last year will not be accepted - MUST be separated from facility for one year to be considered. Parking can cost up to $43/day in some cases. Please reach out for details

COVID - Vaccinated. No exemptions 

· Assignment Length: 13 weeks

· Start Date: ASAP Pending compliance

· Employment Type: Contract

· 2+ Years of experience required within specialty (if applicable)

· Active State/Compact RN license, BLS & ACLS

Planet Healthcare is a National Healthcare Staffing Firm with industry leading contractor retention & satisfaction.

Planet Healthcare Benefits

· Industry Leading Support: Dedicated Recruiter & Designated Compliance Specialist

· Robust Insurance Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision)

· 401k Retirement Plans including company match! (After 90 days of continuous service)

· Contractors choose to extend with Planet Healthcare over 90% of the time!

· Fully Joint Commission Certified

· Weekly Direct Deposit

· Referral Bonus Program
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