At Steward Medical Group at Hawthorn Medical, we aim to create a supportive environment where you can develop your skills and further your career path with a passionate team of employees who are all driven to learn from one another in an organization that takes pride on knowing we can make a difference in the lives of our patients every day!
We are currently seeing an ULTRASOUND TECHNOLOGIST/TECHNICIAN to join our team! You can plan to work 32 hours per week, days and evenings with rotating weekends. Actual schedule is somewhat flexible within the parameters of Monday through Saturday, 7 AM to 7:30 PM.
Following established protocols and accepted professional standards, operates Ultrasound imaging equipment to acquire images for use by physicians in diagnosis and treatment of pathologies. Successful candidate will:
Operate Ultrasound Imaging equipment to obtain diagnostic images and information; ensures the patient is properly prepared, obtains a relevant patient history and assures proper positioning; selects proper imaging techniques and follows department protocols to provide a complete study for the exam requested; provides complete documentation of the exam and initial interpretation for Radiologist review
Explain the exam to the patient taking into consideration the physical and emotional needs of the patient while maintaining ethical standards, including but not limited to, patient confidentiality, professional conduct and patients physical privacy
Maintain clean work area, prepare equipment, patient room, and stock supplies
Participate in quality assurance and quality improvement projects; utilize appropriate cost containment measures
Remain flexible in all shift coverage and overtime situations, as they become necessary
Use independent judgment and initiative under pressure in a variety of situations when performing patient procedures
Utilize aseptic sterile technique as necessary for invasive procedures; assists Physicians and Radiologists
Maintain effective working relationships and communication with internal and external associates
Complete documentation necessary for each patient exam, including but not limited to CPT codes and checking all Physician order sheets in a timely manner
Remain current on developments and trends in imaging techniques, procedures, and equipment; participate in educational programs; maintain CEU’s that meet State and National guidelines. Attend staff meetings and in service education programs
May oversee and instruct junior staff and/or students as assigned
ARDMS Certification or ARDMS eligible
Graduate of an accredited ultrasound program with a minimum of 12 months full time clinical ultrasound experience
1+ year of experience as an Ultrasound Tech in an ambulatory or hospital setting
Knowledgeable about illnesses related to the patient population and the various types of care being provided
Interpersonal skills sufficient to interact effectively with patients who may be under physical and/or emotional stress
Analytical abilities necessary to acquire and effectively utilize knowledge of imaging processes, techniques, and procedures and cross-sectional anatomy
Presents a positive attitude and a professional appearance
We can offer you:
Vacation, holiday and sick time
Comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision and other elective insurances as well as tuition reimbursement
401K with company contribution
Supportive culture and professional development
Internal growth opportunities
Steward Health Care is the largest private, for-profit health care network in the United States. The company is owned and led by a management team of Steward Physicians. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward employs more than 40,000 health care professionals and operates 35 hospitals across the United States and in the countries of Malta and Colombia which regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, more than 7,000 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.
The Steward Health Care Network includes more than 5,000 physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters annually. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than six million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta, Colombia and nine states across the U.S., including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah. For more information, visit www.steward.org.
Hawthorn Medical Associates, an affiliate of Steward Health Care, was established in 1970 and is the largest multi-specialty group practice in the Greater New Bedford area. We have many of the area’s finest physicians who practice in our state-of-the-art facilities in a campus-like setting. They are supported by a skilled professional and support staff and together provide high quality, comprehensive medical care to more than 138,000 patients each year.