Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Portland, ME 
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Posted 13 days ago
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Summary

Inside and out, you'll find what you're looking for when you join Maine Medical Center. As the largest hospital in northern New England, Maine Medical Center has the depth and scope of services and opportunities that can challenge the new graduate or the experienced professional. We are committed to helping you grow professionally throughout your career. From tuition assistance and scholarships, to ongoing education, leadership training, mentoring and promotion opportunities, we offer the resources you need to achieve your career goals.
  • Position Summary
    • This is specialized clinical work performing and assisting with diagnostic medical ultrasound imaging. This is and entry level Diagnostic Medical Sonographer position.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Knowledge of ultrasound equipment, procedures, and techniques as well as anatomy and physiology at a level acquired through completion of an accredited ultrasound program. Credentialed through ARDMS in at least one of these specialties; Abdomen, OB/GYN.
    • Experience: Demonstrates competence in Ultrasound imaging as obtained through clinical training as part of education in an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. 1 year experience as a sonographer in a hospital setting is preferred. Experience as a sonographer in a large academic/tertiary hospital is a plus.
    • Proficiencies: BLS certified. Analytical ability to determine the best method to providing requested images based on the patient's physical state and pathology in accordance with established protocols. Interpersonal skills necessary to explaining ultrasound procedures to patients to allay apprehensions and elicit cooperation. Must communicate effectively with radiologist. Ability to perform and/or adapt to the changes associated with different work environments and different equipment. Demonstrates compliance with the following: Ultrasound ergonomics. High level disinfection policy.
    • Other: Required to travel between facilities as needed.
Additional Information

MaineHealth was ranked a Best-In-State Employer in 2021 and one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care 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 well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1+ years
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