Radiology/Imaging - Baystate Health
Category(s): Allied Health Clinical Professional, Radiology/Imaging
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Full Time Day Shift
**Up to a $7,000.00 sign-on bonus possible**
Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ premier healthcare provider, is seeking a full-time vascular sonographer to join our organization.
Supportive work environment: join a team of experienced vascular ultrasound technologists (RVT) who work directly with vascular surgeons, enjoying the benefit of working in an outpatient office environment as well as within the hospital proper. This team is highly autonomous yet uniquely collaborative.
State-of-the-art equipment: opportunity to deliver the highest quality imaging with high-end equipment, full-integrated PACS, and medical record systems.
Variety: ultrasound studies performed by our team include the full spectrum of vascular testing, including Pulse Volume Recording, Carotid, Venous patency, Venous insufficiency, Fistulas, and a variety of Abdominal Vasculature. Varying pathology and degrees of acuity ensure that each day provides interesting work. Opportunity to work at a variety of locations across the region means a chance to meet new people and make professional connections.
Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits that comprise high quality, low cost medical/dental, plenty of paid time off, and an impressive retirement plan.
1) CLINICAL PRACTICE
Utilizes the professional code of ethics with patient and family to establish patient and family relationship(s). Adheres to standards of practice, policy and procedures to support clinical decision making. Performs quality diagnostic exams as indicated by QA random, monthly review. Demonstrates knowledge of equipment and optimizes equipment to enhance image quality. Educates patients and families with regard to rationale and expectations during the procedure. Understands rules and norms with cultural differences as it relates to caring for patients with in a defined time frame and procedure. Knowledge of developmental stages for the following age groups: Neonate, Infant/toddler, Children, Adolescent, Adult.
2) HEALTHCARE TEAM RELATIONSHIPS
Effectively builds and nurtures relationships and values others. Seeks assistance from peers to resolve conflicts, practicing negotiation and delegation skills. Observes peers' professional practice to identify potential mentor(s). Participates in staff meetings and/or discussions regarding patient care and/or practice issues. Maintains individual productivity and supports workgroup effectiveness.
3) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Assumes responsibility for continued learning to enhance clinical practice. Actively seeks and is receptive to honest feedback from multidisciplinary healthcare team in ways to improve overall quality of care. Maintains safe operation of designated equipment and assists to ensure orderliness of department. Performs applicable volumes to maintain competency: 300 echocardiograms per year, 300 vascular exams per year and 100 stress echocardiograms per year.
Qualified applicants will be RVT or RVT-eligible;
Registration required within one year of hire.
Graduate of an accredited ultrasound/vascular technology program.
Preferred experience 3-5 years.
CPR certification from the American Heart Association required before start date.
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