Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Varied/Evenings Hours: Varied
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is seeking an innovative Cardiac Sonographer to join our team for a full time position!
The sonographer chosen for this position will perform cardiac ultrasound studies in accordance with the standards and nomenclature established by the American Society of Echocardiography under supervision of the lab's senior sonographer or an echo lab faculty physician.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Cardiac Sonographers on our team have a unique opportunity to be exposed to diverse patient populations in an academic medical environment where continued learning is a part of our culture.
Cardiac ultrasound studies performed in the Penn State Hershey Echo Lab most commonly include 2D M-mode, color flow, pulsed wave Doppler and continuous wave Doppler on both inpatients and outpatients. Cardiac Sonographers will be responsible for performing comprehensive measurements on their exams and are expected to alert echocardiography faculty to findings of significance when indicated. Our lab also features busy stress labs, performing both exercise and pharmacologic stress echo.
As an integral team member focused on exceptional patient care, this individual will interact with medical director, program manager and senior sonographer, using strong critical thinking skills to identify life threatening situations and react appropriately.
Our Cardiac Sonographer will also have some responsibility to work with service representatives to ensure regular preventive maintenance and quality control on all echo machines.
Graduate of a formal 2-4 year Echocardiography Program or 1-2 years echo lab experience.
Must obtain BLS certification within 6 months from hire.
ARDMS or CCI registry required within 6 months of hire.
Prefer stress echo experience
Prefer ability to take call as needed
Why Hershey Medical Center?
The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center's Heart and Vascular Institute has an excellent reputation as an international leader in the research, development and clinical use of heart pumps and artificial hearts. Penn State Health specialists are leading research and clinical trials to improve knowledge, care and treatment options for heart and vascular conditions.
Penn State Health is a growing health system that offers a competitive salary, a collaborative and innovative environment, as well as an exceptional benefits program that includes strong paid time off to promote healthy life - work balance.
This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced individual or a recent graduate seeking a challenging environment to expand your knowledge in a department that is recognized for innovation
Why Central PA?
We are proud to possess a vibrant downtown area which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, a highly rated amusement park, the Hershey Theater, farmer's markets and some of the finest dining in the region. We are an easy distance from the Fulton Theater, York Little Theater, Lancaster's Amish country, and walkable towns like Hummelstown and Lititz. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League's Hershey Bears, the Minor League Baseball's Harrisburg Senators, and the United Soccer League's Penn FC. Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living and is also within a day trip distance of some of the country's most famous cities - New York, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.
A bout Hershey
Hershey, PA is the birthplace of everyone's favorite chocolate! Like our city's founders, you will find this area to be full of socially-minded organizations and individuals working together to create an amazing place to live!
If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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Union: Non Bargained
Internal Number: 19799
About Penn State Health
At Penn State Hershey, our mission is to enhance the quality of life and serve our community through improved health, the education of health professionals, and the discovery of knowledge. For us, service excellence is not only for our patients but also our employees. It means valuing each and every employee.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.