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Breast Ultrasonographer

Salinas, CA 93901

Category: Health Job Number: 14984


Voca Health has immediate openings available for Breast Ultrasonographer professionals in Salinas, CA!


Voca connects healthcare professionals with fantastic health systems nationwide. Our goal is full partnership with our employees, providing the tools, guidance, and opportunities to help reach their individual goals. Voca provides benefits including insurance, 401k, and dedicated support!

Assignment details are provided below, we’re very excited to hear from you!


Assignment Details 

Job Description:

Works  with  minimal  supervision  under Mammography  Supervisor  and  Manager.    Performs  breast  ultrasound. Assists  Radiologist  with  fine  needle aspiration,  cyst  aspiration,  ultrasound  biopsy,  and  needle  localization,  in accordance  with ACR, MQSA, The Joint Commission,  and departmental  policies.  Able to perform and/or assist with Quality Assurance activities related to breast ultrasound.  Performs any combination of the primary duties depending on area of assignment.


I.   Performs thorough and complete ultrasounds on a daily basis under facility approved policies and procedures and in accordance with ACR and MQSA.
2.   Assists Radiologist with needle localization, ultrasound biopsy, fine needle aspiration, and cyst aspiration in accordance with ACR, MQSA and departmental policies, and when training and approved demonstration of correct competencies are complete.
3.   Assists patients in moving on and off the exam table.  Assures that patients are properly dressed and prepped for procedures.
4.   Cares for patients during procedures by assisting them to rest rooms, giving them blankets, etc.
5.   Obtains or reviews patient's  medical history and physician orders prior to performing studies and notifies appropriate staff of inconsistencies. Explains procedures to patient and completes comprehensive documentation.
6.   Produces quality exams that include accurate and supportive documentation.
7.   Communicates with the Radiologists on all ultrasound exams that require review.
8.   Prepares completed breast ultrasound and/or other studies for interpretation in a timely mam1er (takes exam to close status) including appropriately identified images and all associated forms.
9.   Able to perform and/or assist with Quality Assurance activities related to breast ultrasound.
10. Reports changes in patient's  condition to Lead Technologist and/or Radiologist for follow-up. Assists with emergency medical treatment under physician direction.
11 . Assists with scheduling of patient exams.
12. Attends regularly scheduled department meetings and in-services.
13. Works closely with Lead Mammography Teclmologist to meet MQSA standards.
14. Performs other duties as assigned.


Breast center experience OR 3 solid years of breast experience 
1. Education: Completion of an ultrasound training program  with ARDMS  certification  or registry eligible.     
2. Licensure:  Current RDMS (BR) registry required.   Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider  status     
as per American Heart Association standards  required.   New hires or transfers  have 6 month  from job date     
to obtain RDMS  (BR) certification.    
3.     Experience: At least one year of experience as a breast sonographer is required.     
4.    Essential Technical/Motor  Skills: Knowledge of  ultrasound equipment. Requires  the  use of fine motor  
skills and precise hand/eye  coordination.     
5.    Interpersonal Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills  in dealing  with patients,  public  and co-workers.   Work requires  ability  to communicate effectively  about  complex  matters  with others  who  have varying levels of i comprehension and knowledge (written and oral).                                                                                                      
6.     Essential Physical Requirements: See attached  "Physical Requirements Sheet"     
7.    Essential Mental Abilities: Requires analytical  abilities to determine  priorities  and judge information.    
Ability to handle effectively with the stress of multiple  priorities  and patient anxieties. .    
8.     Essential Sensory Requirements: Must be able to hear, see, verbally communicate, and have tactile sense.  
9.     Performance   Improvement:   Assumes    active    role   in   the   department's   Continuous   Performance
Improvement Program.   Develops,  implements and assesses  Continuous Performance Improvement efforts  
as assigned.  Assist  with MQSA as requested  or required. 


Traveler Benefits

Partnering with Voca comes with a number of benefits including:

  • Dedicated Recruiter
  • Insurance
  • 401k
  • Competitive, Flexible Pay Packages

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