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Cardiac Sonographer II - Adults and Pediatrics

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: July 7, 2024

Job Description:


$15,000 SIGN ON BONUS!

**Current MaineHealth Employees Not Eligible, must be separated for 6 months**

Relocation for Approved Offers!

Position Summary

Maine Medical Center has Cardiac Sonographer positions available that provide growth opportunity in many areas of advanced cardiac sonography. We have a dynamic and growing team that is committed to high quality, patient centered care.

  • Our echo lab supports many of our subspecialty cardiology teams such as the advanced valve clinic, congenital cardiology, VAD and transplant team, cardiac procedures such as TAVR, MitraClip, watchman and more. Our team and organization creates the perfect environment to grow as a sonographer.

    Sonographers are 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

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations across Maine and New Hampshire, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the communities that surround it.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow - programs such as paid parental leave, a flexible work policy, student loan assistance, training and education, along with well-being resources for you and your family.

MaineHealth remains focused on investing in our care team and developing an inclusive environment where you can thrive and feel supported to realize your full potential. If you're looking to build a career in a place where people help one another deliver best-in-class care, apply today.
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.

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