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Baystate Health Cardiac Echo Sonographer in Greenfield, Massachusetts

We are looking for a Full-Time Cardiac Echo Sonographer to join our Baystate Franklin Cardiology team!

$10,500 sign on bonus with a min of 1 year experience. $5000 sign on bonus for less than one year

Resume required with application

SCHEDULE:

  • 40 hours, day shift, on-call weekend & holiday rotation

  • Greenfield, MA

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an ultrasonography accredited program required

  • Active Basic Life Support (BLS) license with American Heart Association

  • 3-5 years of experience preferred

Baystate Franklin Medical Center is an 89-bed community hospital in Greenfield, MA. Rooted in a rich tradition of service and accountability to the people of Franklin County, North Quabbin, and surrounding communities, BFMC services include emergency, surgery, cancer, heart and vascular, obstetrics, and more.

  • More than 200 physicians on active and courtesy staff

  • More than 24,000 Emergency Department visits annually

  • More than 400 babies delivered each year in The Birthplace – a progressive, midwife-driven service

  • Training site for the Family Medicine residency, and for residents in emergency medicine, surgery, and obstetrics programs based at Baystate Medical Center

  • Franklin Medical Center joined Baystate Health in 1986

Rooted in a rich tradition of 125 years of service and accountability, our highly skilled team is committed to advancing care with our state-of-the art facilities and technology. Baystate Franklin houses a $26 million surgical center and the talented surgical teams of the Baystate Health network. Our spacious pre-surgery, recovery, and family waiting areas offer privacy and comfort with natural light, healing gardens, and other amenities. Our multidisciplinary approach gives you access to specialists from across the Baystate Health system, offering comprehensive and collaborative medical treatments close to home.

For more information, please visit us online at: www. baystatehealthjobs.com or interact with us socially at www. facebook.com/BaystateCareers or on Twitter @BaystateCareers

All correspondence can be directed to:

Cole Courtemanche, Healthcare Recruiter

cole.courtemanche@baystatehealth.org

Summary:

The role of the cardiac sonographer is to perform echocardiograms evaluating different aspects of the heart, such as chamber size, valve function and blood flow. The incumbent must be familiar with basic cardiac conditions in order to recognize and identify any abnormalities.

The individual will work with physicians and in doing so may assist in other diagnostic procedures (TEE's, Stress Echocardiograms). Other duties may include research, 3D imaging, scheduling appointments, explaining procedures to patients and or assisting patients, maintaining ultrasound equipment.

Incumbent is expected to adhere to system and department compliance policies, and any applicable laws and regulations. This description covers the essential functions of the position. Incumbent is expected to perform other similar and related duties as assigned. Management has the right to change or add to the job responsibilities at any time.

Job Responsibilities:

1) Clinical Practice/Performs diagnostic quality exams according to department protocol/procedure. Possess a comprehensive understanding of heart and vascular and thoracic anatomy, heart and vascular pathophysiology and hemodynamics.

2) Clinical Practice/Demonstrates knowledge of equipment and optimizes equipment to enhance image quality. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of ultrasound physics, instrumentation, tissue characteristics, and measurements of blood flow, including the biological effects of ultrasound..

3) Completes patient charge capture in PACS system and paperwork accurately and timely. Maintains safe operation of designated equipment and assists to ensure orderliness of department..

4) Illustrates initiative, reliability and flexibility while performing duties.

5) Actively seeks and is receptive to honest feedback from healthcare team in ways to improve quality and performance.

6) Takes initiative in seeking educational resources for professional improvement.

7) Takes initiative in seeking educational resources for professional improvement.     

8) Is knowledgeable of and assists with emergency procedures.

9) Maintains safe operation of designated equipment and assists to ensure orderliness of department.

10) Individual and/or team objectives from previous review cycle.

Required Work Experience:

1) Graduate of an ultrasonography accredited program 0-3 years required

Preferred Work Experience:

1) 3-5 years

Skills and Competencies:

1) CIS, McKesson, BP access, CIDEX use and online web-based training

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

Certificate: Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Required)

Certifications:

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association, Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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