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Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Summary



  • Position Summary



    • This is specialized clinical work performing and assisting with diagnostic medical ultrasound imaging. This is and entry level Diagnostic Medical Sonographer position.




    • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)



      • Education: Knowledge of ultrasound equipment, procedures, and techniques as well as anatomy and physiology at a level acquired through completion of an accredited ultrasound program.


      • License/Certifications: ARDMS certification in at least one of these specialties; Abdomen, OB/GYN; BLS certified


      • Experience: Demonstrates competence in Ultrasound imaging as obtained through clinical training as part of education in an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. 1 year experience as a sonographer in a hospital setting is preferred. Experience as a sonographer in a large academic/tertiary hospital is a plus.


      • Proficiencies: Analytical ability to determine the best method to providing requested images based on the patient's physical state and pathology in accordance with established protocols. Interpersonal skills necessary to explaining ultrasound procedures to patients to allay apprehensions and elicit cooperation. Must communicate effectively with radiologist. Ability to perform and/or adapt to the changes associated with different work environments and different equipment. Demonstrates compliance with the following: Ultrasound ergonomics. High level disinfection policy.


      • Other: Required to travel between facilities as needed.





        Additional Information



        MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!



        MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org



        At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.



        With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.



        Additional Information Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 700-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.

Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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