Berkshire Health Systems Ultrasound Technician in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Ultrasound Technician - Per Diem - All Shifts About Us: With its scenic natural beauty, the Berkshires serves as a source of inspiration for many and fosters a unique and vibrant community. Generations of families have come to the Berkshires for a weekend, a week, or a lifetime. Some seek rest and renewal while others seek quality of life and meaning. As the largest employer in Berkshire County, Berkshire Health Systems plays a vital role in the lives of both visitors and residents alike. At Berkshire Health Systems, we know that overall wellness is the result of healthy families, healthy environments, and healthy communities, not just excellent medical care. Therefore, we support our patients beyond the hospital, clinic, or medical office. We recognize that each of our patients has unique needs and challenges. We strive to make each experience with BHS one that is welcoming, personalized, and convenient for the patient. We make connections and promote community services that give patients the tools to live healthier lives. Responsibilities and Requirements Primary Function -Performs a wide variety of technical procedures, requiring independent judgment and ingenuity -Requires initiative to apply appropriate skills to facilitate a diagnosis -May be assigned independent responsibilities by Lead Technologist, Administrative Director, or Operations Manager -Proper care of the clients in accordance with the departmental and hospital policies and procedures is required -May be responsible for assigned areas to assume responsibilities of supervision or instruction to department personnel as determined by Operations Manager or Lead Technologist -Practices infection control and body substance isolation in clinical practice in compliance with departmental and hospital policies and OSHA standards -Maintains patient confidentiality at all times -Demonstrates proper operation of PACS, HIS and RIS computer systems -Demonstrates ability to operate and trouble shoot CR, DR and PACs applications -Attends annual mandatory education to include blood borne pathogens, infection control, and body substance isolation -Maintains department competencies as required Position Qualifications Experience -Minimum of 3 years experience as Ultrasonographer preferred -Must obtain registry from ARDMS or ARRT within 2 years of employment Education and Training -Must have completed approved Diagnostic Sonography Technology Program -Additional registration and state license as a diagnostic technologist preferred License, Certification & Registration -ARRT(S)/ARDMS - Registered Sonographer through ARRT or ARDMS -CPR - CPR is Required -If you are currently employed and possess a Massachusetts Diagnostic Radiography License and Registration by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists, you must be maintain these credentials throughout your employment Other Requirements -Must be proficient in Abdominal, Pelvic, and Obstetrical , dvt studies of arms and legs and obtaining images using portable equipment -Must be familiar with sterile technique and set up of sterile trays -Ability to function independently and proficiently -Must be able to move and lift patients, equipment, and supplies on a regular basis -Ability to function in a high stress, work intensive environment Benefits Berkshire Health Systems offers one of the most comprehensive Benefit Plans you can find! This includes but is not limited to: Medical, Dental, Vision, 403b Pension Plan and much more Berkshire Health Systems supports diversity in our workforce.