Cardiac Sonographer

MaineHealth | Scarborough, ME

Posted Date 7/13/2020
Description

Summary

Maine Medical Partners has an exciting opportunity for a sonographer to support the out-patient clinic of a small but busy congenital heart disease program with a patient population ranging from neonates to adults with a wide variety of medical complexity.

This is a 40 hour a week position with schedule flexibility. No weekends!

  • Position Summary
    • Responsible for using diagnostic medical equipment to assist with the diagnosis of various cardiac conditions while maintaining the highest standards of patient care and proficiency with appropriate clinical protocols.
    • The ideal candidate will have proficiency in all modalities of Pediatric Echocardiography including 2-D, m-mode, CW/PW Doppler, tissue Doppler and have working knowledge of pediatric heart disease and surgical repair and will be expected to obtain ARDMS registration in Pediatric Echocardiography within a year of hire date.
    • Additional registration in Fetal Echocardiography is preferred, but not required.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Graduate of an approved school of sonography.
    • License/Certifications: Current BLS required or must be obtained within 3 months from start of employment.
    • Experience: Minimum two years' medical practice or hospital ultrasound/sonography experience.
    • Registration in Cardiac Sonographers through the American Registry of Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).
    • Knowledge of healthcare field and medical office protocols/procedures.
    • Knowledge of crash cart emergency procedures and contents and proper response to emergency situations.
    • Knowledge of safety, infection control and quality assurance protocols.
    • Ability to support the technical director of the echo lab per ICAEL guidelines.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with patients, physicians, supervisors and other staff.
    • Ability to project a pleasant and professional image even under stressful situations.
    • Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with others.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Proficient computer skills.
Geographic Region
Maine Beaches
Industry
Healthcare

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