Ultrasonographer / Ultrasound Tech

  • MaineHealth
  • Biddeford, ME 04005, USA
  • Jun 04, 2021

Job Description

Summary

At Southern Maine Health Care, you'll find the best of both worlds: the friendliness and natural beauty of southern Maine, and the opportunity to work with the best resources and technology healthcare has to offer. Our organization and staff play an integral role in improving the health of the people in the communities we serve, through volunteerism and outreach programs. As a member of the MaineHealth system, SMHC offers a breadth and depth of services, facilities and training that provide opportunities for both personal and professional growth.
  • Position Summary
    • Sonographer utilizes clinical and technical knowledge to obtain high quality sonographic images and detailed patient information that will provide the radiologist with the diagnostic information necessary for accurate interpretations. Performs adult general and high risk ob exams. May float to the Biddeford and/or Sanford location based on department needs. Promotes a smooth flow of patients through the department and helps to create a calm and supportive atmosphere. Performs tasks as required, paying attention to detail and accuracy. Conducts all interactions with patients and personnel in a courteous, respectful manner while maintaining confidentiality.
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    • Will work primarily in Biddeford but will rotate to Sanford and take call for the Sanford Campus. 
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  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, procedures, and equipment at a level generally acquired through a completion of an approved AMA school of ultrasound. Graduate of AMA approved school of ultrasound preferred.
    • License/Certifications: RDMS required within 15 months of hire date. CPR certification required within 60 days of hire.
    • Experience: OB ultrasound experience preferred.
    • Analytical ability to identify and characterize pathology, appropriately image pathology and identify areas requiring further testing. Must be able to analyze quality of the scan.
    • Participates in continuing education and maintains knowledge through appropriate technical journals, in-services and education programs in order to maintain and enhance expertise.
    • Must have strong interpersonal skills.
    • Must be able to take call and be on site within 45 minutes.
    • Must be able to flex based on department volumes/demands.
    • Completion of an approved Ultrasound program is preferred
    • Must be able to work weekends, holidays and available to cover 2nd and 3rd shift for vacation coverage