Cardiac Sonographer (FT), Cardiology-Echocardiology
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Lebanon, New Hampshire

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15 days ago

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Cardiac Sonographer sign on incentives up to $7500*

AtDHMC, we offer an exceptional opportunity for both new graduates and seasonedsonographers with our implementation of a clinical ladder system which allowsfor growth and career advancement


Asa level one trauma center and IAC accredited echo lab, our sonographers areinvolved in research, a robust structural heart disease program, advancedcardiac care for CHF patients, and utilize state of the art equipment. Inaddition, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) has consistently beenranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's Best Hospitals. We offer a competitive benefits package witha sign-on, retention, and relocation package as well as an annual membership tothe American Society of Echocardiography.

DHMCis involved in several clinical trials that provide research opportunities andpresentations on both the local and national level with renowned cardiologistsand surgeons. There is a weekly ImagingConference where sonographers and cardiologists alike present on cutting edgetopics and offer continuing education credits towards registry requirements.

DHMCprovides a rare opportunity to combine high level academic medicine in a sereneand rural environment. Our system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont tooffer the quintessential New England experience. Ideally situated betweenBoston, Montreal, the Seacoast, and New York City, we have the amenities ofcity life within reach while having access to over 40 miles of outdoorrecreation trails directly on our campus and all that the Green and WhiteMountains have to offer within a short drive. This beautiful area combineshistory, industry, and business and has been ranked consistently as one of thebest places in the US to live and work. Offering excellent public schools andmultiple higher education opportunities with low crime and family orientedlifestyle. In addition, NH boasts no income or sales tax. The Upper Valley is truly the ideal place tolive and work where others play.

Performs the duties of a CardiacSonographer. Performs 2-D, M-mode and Doppler Echocardiograms, StressEchocardiograms and assists with Transesophageal Echocardiograms. Training for 3D Echocardiograms is provided.

Responsibilities: A listing of some of the key responsibilities:
  • Performs all Cardiac Echocardiogram procedures. Acts as a technical resource for residents and fellows. Edits tracings, makes measurements and enters data into computer. Distinguishes between normal and abnormal cardiac findings.
  • Performs on-call and cardiac sonographer duties to meet departmental needs. Recognizes arrhythmias and implications of specific cardiac and related diagnoses to obtain optimal studies and operates complex equipment accordingly.
  • Assists in preparing, reviewing, updating and maintaining the policy and procedures manual. Participates in the IAC process.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.

*External hires only and certainconditions apply

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree with1 year of cardiac experience or the equivalent in education and experiencerequired.

RequiredLicensure/Certification Skills:

  • Certified through theAmerican Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) as a RegisteredCardiac Sonographer (RDCS) in Adult Echocardiography (preferred pediatric) orits equivalent within one year of eligibility to take the boards.

  • BLS Certificationrequired.

  • Licensed by the Boardof Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy in the state of New Hampshire.

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