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Cardiac Sonographer II

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

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  • 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.




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



      • Education: Graduate of an approved school of sonography or equivalent combination of training and experience to be eligible for registration as a Cardiac Sonographer through ARDMS or CCI.


      • License/Certifications: Registered as a Cardiac Sonographer through the American Registry of Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI). Current BLS required or must be obtained within 3 months from start of employment.


      • Experience: See "Education"


      • Meets all requirements of a Cardiac Sonographer II. Completion of Level I usually achieved within 12 months of hire.


      • 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, including ability to allay apprehension of patients and elicit their cooperation.


      • Ability to maintain confidentiality.


      • Proficient computer skills.











        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 , Cardiac Sonographer II, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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