Narberth, Pennsylvania

Position: Cardiology Sonographer

Entity: Main Line HealthCare
Location: Primary Location: Will travel to all OutpatientSites

Shift: Daytime hours 7:15am – 4:15pm, Full Time40 hours/week Monday - Friday
Weekend Requirements: None


Main Line HealthCare, with over 11,000 employees and 2000 physicianpractices, is suburban Philadelphia's most comprehensive health care resource,offering a full range of medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, psychiatricand emergency services. We are composed of five hospitals, a medical researchinstitute, Main Line HealthCare physician practices and other specializedfacilities and services. Main Line Health is committed to the highest standardsof patient care and safety, education and research.

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We have a newposition for a Full Time Cardiology Sonographer withthe Lankenau Heart Group. The Primary location is RiddleHospital, Media PA, but this position will require travel tomultiple practice locations.

Lankenau Heart Group,part of the Lankenau Heart Institute—a nationally recognized, world-classprogram that is at the forefront of cardiovascular medicine. Our group includesexperienced board certified physicians, nurses and staff who collaborate toprovide each patient with outstanding, personalized care. Our team ofcardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons and sub-specialists offer uncompromisingcare at convenient locations throughout the Philadelphia area, includingLankenau Medical Center (home to our state-of-the-art Heart Pavilion), BrynMawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital, as well as many communityoffices across the region. Services include General Cardiology,Interventional Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Heart failure, Cardiac surgeryand Aortic surgery.

The CardiologySonographer will be working Full Time, 40 hour/week positionMonday – Friday 7:45am – 4:15pm

Cardiology Sonographer

Performs a variety ofultrasound procedures for the interpretation by; and at the request of alicensed practitioner. Exercises professional judgment in performance ofservices following established protocols and maintains a demeanor complimentaryto MLH standards and medical ethics. Provides appropriate care for all patientpopulations. Demonstrates ability to work independently in provision ofservices.

  • Prepare patient for echo and treadmill stress testing.

  • Obtains signed consent for stress testing.

  • Evaluates abnormal pathology and notifies physician of any life-threatening or relevant test data and /or condition.

  • Verifies patient’s clinical history, ensuring information is accurate, documented and available for use by a licensed practitioner.

  • Selects and operates ultrasound equipment, imaging and associated accessories to successfully complete an examination.

  • Evaluates images for technical quality, assuring proper identification are recorded and resolves PACS and Information Systems documentation QA issues.

  • Applies principles of confidentiality (HIPAA) to all patient matters.

  • Performs daily Crash Cart/Defibrillator check.

  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment, arranges service with the manager of the labs.

  • Handles all clerical duties associated with the echo lab including preparation of studies for review, logging, archiving, entering charges into EMR and CD duplication as required.

Qualifications:

CardiacUltrasound Required

Education:

  • Graduate of a cardiovascular technology program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Licensures &Certifications:

  • ARDMS-RDCS or CCI-RCS required.

  • New Graduates - Registration must be obtained within 1 year of date of hire.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a cardiac sonographer

  • Ability to perform Echocardiogram and Stress Echocardiograms

VascularUltrasound Required

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited vascular technology program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Licensures &Certifications:

  • ARDMS-RVT or CCI-RVS required.

  • New Graduates - Registration must be obtained within 1 year of date of hire

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a vascular sonographer

  • Ability to perform Carotid Ultrasound and Abdominal Ultrasound studies.

  • Ability to perform Lower Extremities, preferred

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Ability to stand, sit and/or walk 100% of shift required

  • Ability to lift and transfer patients (using proper body mechanics and assistance as necessary) to and from wheelchairs and stretchers required.

Equipment /SoftwareUsed: May include, butnot limited to…

  • Ultrasound imaging equipment (Philips, GE, Siemens)

  • Pulse Volume Recorders (PVR)

  • Transcranial Doppler Unit (TCD)

  • Hand held dopplers

  • Stress Testing Equipment (Monitor/Treadmill) GE, Mortara, Midmark

  • Cardiology PACS

  • Computer

  • Electronic Medical Records

Exposures:

  • Possible exposure to low-level radiation

  • Possible chemical and biological exposure

  • Refer to Infection Control Manual

  • Refer to Fire/Safety Manual

We offer competitivecompensation and outstanding comprehensive benefits including tuitionreimbursement, 403B matching savings plan, a pension plan, and a generous paidtime off program. To be considered, please apply online with your resumeat https://www.mainlinehealth.org/careers Enter Job ID48338 in Keyword search box.

Applicants must certifythat they have not used tobacco products or nicotine in any form in the 90-daysprior to submitting an application to Main Line Health. This will be verifiedduring pre-employment testing. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, noagency calls.




Lankenau Medical Center (TLH)
100 Lancaster Ave

Wynnewood, 19096

Narberth, Pennsylvania

About Main Line Health

 

Founded in 1985, Main Line Health (MLH) is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs.

At its core are four of the region’s respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital; Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; and Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, a home health service. Main Line Health also consists of Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multi-specialty physician networks, and the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a non-profit biomedical research organization located on the campus of Lankenau Medical Center. Main Line Health also consists of four outpatient health centers located in Broomall, Collegeville, Exton and Newtown Square.

Main Line Health hospitals, with more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians, are the recipients of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest honor for nursing excellence. Main Line Health is among the area’s leaders in medicine, providing advanced patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.

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