Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 176805-1A
Date Posted: Aug 2, 2022
Category: Clinical Professional
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.
About the Job
Under the direction of the Lead Cardiac Sonographer and Clinical Manager, the Cardiac Sonographer ensures that testing procedures are performed according to clinic and department policy and standards. Performs noninvasive examinations involving the application of high frequency ultrasonic waves.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
Education: Associate degree and/or graduate of an accredited echocardiography program or relevant clinical experience resulting in registry eligibility.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Requires ARDMS/RDCS or CCI/RCS accreditation or accreditation eligible and current basic life support (BLS) certification. A 1 year grace period may be provided to candidates who have completed an accredited echocardiography program and provide documentation they took but do not pass the boards.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Strong organizational and both written and verbal communication skills. In depth knowledge of cardiac anatomy, and the ability to apply that knowledge to gather relevant information for diagnostic evaluation. In the absence of any of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.
Experience: Requires a minimum of one year of experience in echocardiography.
40 hours, Day shift
Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.