Ultrasonographer - Per Diem - Somerville
Company: Atrius Health
Posted on: July 29, 2022
Atrius Health is a nonprofit healthcare leader delivering a
system of connected care that enables us to know our patients
better so that we can serve them well. Across 32 clinical
locations, more than 50 specialties and 825 physicians, we provide
proactive, customized care to more than 720,000 adult and pediatric
patients across eastern Massachusetts.
The Atrius Health practices including Dedham Medical Associates,
Granite Medical Group, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and PMG
Physician Associates - together with VNA Care - work in
collaboration with hospital partners, community specialists and
skilled nursing facilities, to develop innovative and effective
ways of delivering care in the most appropriate setting, making it
easier for patients to be healthy.
We believe that by establishing a solid foundation of knowledge,
understanding and trust with each of our patients, we enrich their
health and enhance their lives.
A Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) performs
diagnostic and special procedure ultrasonography in accordance with
established policies and procedures. Typically reports to a
radiology or ultrasound coordinator.
Incumbents hired as general sonographers in regular status are
required to receive certification as a Registered Vascular
Sonographer within one year from the date of hire. If incumbents
fail the test twice within this first year, they will be terminated
but able to apply for open available positions within the
Per diem employees are encouraged but not required to obtain the
High School diploma or equivalency certificate (e.g. GED, HiSET,
TASC Test) from an accredited institution or governmental unit
required. Completion of an accredited diagnostic medical
sonographic program and ARDMS certified. CEU documentation required
for certification must be provided. American Heart Association
Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support
(ACLS) may be required based on specialty.
Two years' ultrasound experience preferred.
SKILLS and ABILITIES
Able to independently perform tests. Good interpersonal,
organizational and decision-making skills. Ability to take
initiative and work independently.
Communication: Ability to effectively interact with a patient who
may be under physical or emotional distress. Discuss with
appropriate staff to insure patient is informed of any
inconvenience. Clearly and effectively relays pertinent information
to the interpreting physician
Adaptability: Ability to adjust to changing pace of department and
Atrius Health is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and
equal employment opportunity. All patients, employees, applicants,
and other constituents of Atrius Health will be treated with
respect and dignity regardless of race, national origin, gender,
age, religion, disability, veteran status, marital/domestic partner
status, parental status, sexual orientation and gender identity
and/or expression, or other dimensions of diversity.
Atrius Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer
and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training,
promoting or any other employment practices on the basis of race,
color, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, military service or application
for military service, veteran or disability status.Applicants have
rights under Federal Employment Laws: Family and Medical Leave Act
(FMLA);Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO); and Employee Polygraph
Protection Act (EPPA).VEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority
Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations
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