Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease Sonographer


  • Location: Scarborough, ME
  • Posted: Jan 17, 2020

Job Description


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.

The ideal candidate will have proficiency in all modalities of Pediatric Echocardiography including 2-D, m-mode, CW/PW Doppler, tissue Doppler and have working knowledge of pediatric heart disease and surgical repair and will be expected to obtain ARDMS registration in Pediatric Echocardiography within a year of hire date.

Additional registration in Fetal Echocardiography is preferred, but not required.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Education: Graduate of an approved school of sonography.
License/Certifications: Current BLS required or must be obtained within 3 months from start of employment.
Experience: Minimum two years' medical practice or hospital ultrasound/sonography experience.
Registration in Cardiac Sonographers through the American Registry of Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).
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.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Proficient computer skills.

Employment Type


  • Part Time

Schedule Information


Schedule: Day Shift

MaineHealth

7 Bramhall Street
Portland, ME 04102

Phone: (207) 662-2680

Web: https://www.careersatmainehealth.org/

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