Cardiac Sonographer - Echo Cardiography

MaineHealth | Portland, ME

Posted Date 5/15/2018
  • Position Summary
    • This is complex clinical diagnostic work performing ultrasound procedures for use in the evaluation and treatment of patients. Position performs both adult and pediatric imaging in-house and at off-site Maine Medical Imaging Facilities. Work is performed independently and is reviewed by the Chief SonographerNon-Invasive Technologist (with physician feedback) through adherence to established procedures and protocols and by observation and discussion of results achieved.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail.
    • Knowledge of Cardiac anatomy and physiology as well procedures and equipment at a level generally acquired through completion of an approved program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography and 6 to 12 months of experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must be board registered.
    • Knowledge of ultrasound techniques, procedures and equipment as well as ability to identify pathologies.
    • Analytical ability to identify and characterize pathology, appropriately image pathology and identify areas requiring further testing. Must analyze quality of scan.
    • Ability to allay apprehension of patients and elicit their cooperation to ensure highest quality ultrasound. Must be able to communicate effectively with Cardiologist when discussing such procedures.
Geographic Region
Greater Portland/Casco Bay

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