Cardiac Sonographer II

  • Scarborough, ME
  • Maine Medical Partners
  • Per Diem - Day Shift
  • Professional - Clinical
  • Req #: 127709-73571
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Summary

At Maine Medical Partners, we recognize that our success is driven by the talent, skills and dedication of every member of our organization. We empower our employees by promoting personal responsibility, and encouraging creative thinking and innovation. We have a dynamic, growing team, and our commitment to quality and service throughout the organization is the perfect environment to put your medical practice skills to work.
 
As part of MaineHealth, Maine’s largest employer, we offer a comprehensive benefits program, including: company paid health and dental insurance; vision insurance;  401(k); tuition assistance; Paid Time Off Program, Paid Parental Leave, and  discounted home and auto insurance. You’ll also enjoy the employee discounts you’ll receive with our ‘Perks Card’ and neat benefits like discounts on pet insurance, cell phones and more!
  • 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)
    • 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 II. 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 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.

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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