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Per Diem Ultrasound Technologist, Peabody

Peabody, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Lahey Medical Center Peabody Category: Diagnostic Imaging Job ID: JR43570 Date posted: 02/21/2024
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Job Type:

Per Diem

Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Under the supervision of the Team Leader or Section Head, the Ultrasound Technologist performs a variety of Diagnostic Ultrasound exams and procedures to produce images for the diagnosis and treatment of medical disorders. Work performed includes but is not limited to OR, ER, in and out patient populations. Monitors and ensures essential patient care and safety. The technologist must be flexible in meeting the staffing needs of the department, i.e. overtime, off sites, holiday and on-call rotation.

Job Description:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Performs a variety of Diagnostic Ultrasound exams and procedures to produce images for the diagnosis and treatment of medical disorders.
  • Obtains and documents necessary patient information or history in order to perform appropriate exam or procedure.
  • Performs all Ultrasound exams with 100% accuracy Using the Radiology Information System (RIS) tracks patients with 100% accuracy 98-100% of the time for the entire period the patient is in the department from patient arrival, through the beginning and completion of the exam to the departure from the department.
  • Utilizing the PACS (Picture Archive Communication System) Ultra Sound work list, determines with 100% accuracy patient demographics and accession number.
  • Ensures quality control of exams by using PACS.
  • Evaluates images for diagnostic purposes, recognizing anatomy and pathology to determine need of additional images.
  • Accurately follows department standards and protocols.
  • Maintains Licensure and credentials as required by governing bodies.
  • Maintains at all times a clean and safe environment for patients and colleagues.
  • Readily and willingly contributes the team approach to provide optimal quality care for patients.
  • Maintains technical efficiency in the operation of US diagnostic equipment.
  • Incorporates Lahey Clinic Guiding Principles and Mission Statement into daily activities.
  • Complies with all Lahey Clinic Policies.
  • Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Clinic.
  • Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.
  • Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to our Customer service standards.
  • Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
  • Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.
  • Performs other duties in support of the organization as required or directed.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

Transport Orienting/Mentoring new staff Cleaning and stocking rooms/ or notifying Team Leader of need. Assisting in the training of Ultrasound students Assisting the support staff as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education:  Two year AMA accredited School of Diagnostic Ultra Sonography or grandfathered into profession with the ability to display competencies.
  • Licensure, Certification, Registration:  RDMS required.  Must attain RVT or RVS certification within 18 months of hire. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
  • Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Must be proficient in the use of Ultrasound equipment and competent in recognizing anatomy/pathology.
  • Experience:   1-2 years in a large hospital setting preferred. Will train new graduate.  

FLSA Status:


As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

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If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

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