Cardiac Sonographer II

  • Portland, ME
  • Maine Medical Center
  • Full Time - Rotating Shift
  • Professional - Clinical
  • Req #: 125638
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Summary

  • 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.

    • $10,000 sign on bonus with 2 years of experince! * Current MaineHealth employees not eligible, must be separated from MaineHealth for 6 months to be eligible
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  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • 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.
    • Registered as a Cardiac Sonographer through the American Registry of Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).
    • Meets all requirements of a Cardiac Sonographer I. Completion of Level I usually achieved within 12 months of hire.
    • Current BLS required or must be obtained within 3 months from start of employment.
    • Knowledge of healthcare filed 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 effectively 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 to elicit their cooperation.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Proficient computer skills.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes 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.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare 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 wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

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