What You Will Do:
University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) has achieved Magnet status in recognition of the hospital nursing excellence. UMMC is a teaching hospital with 757 beds based in Baltimore, Maryland, that provides the full range of health care. It has more than 35,000 inpatient admissions and 165,000 outpatient visits each year. The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center (also known as Shock Trauma) is the world's first center dedicated to saving lives of people with severe, life-threatening injuries sustained in motor vehicle collisions, violent crimes and other traumatic incidents. Our vision is to provide high value and compassionate care, improving health in Maryland and beyond, educating future health care leaders and discovering innovative ways to advance medicine worldwide.
Be Part of Something Greater!
Under general supervision performs cardiac diagnostic ultrasound procedures at an advanced technical level, providing identification of cardiac structures, recognition of abnormalities and documentation for later clinical interpretation. Coordinates the daily patient workload and prioritizing of patients in the echocardiography laboratory. Maintains daily work log and other department reports for tracking workflow. Participates in leadership activities that will improve quality, teamwork and daily workflow. Works to obtain results during more complex procedures. Performs non-invasive echocardiograms that assist the Cardiologist to diagnose, analyze and monitor the disorder of the heart in accordance with ICAEL protocol and departmental procedures.
What You Need to Be Successful:
High School or a State High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) is required. College degree in health sciences or equivalent is preferred.
Completion of accredited ultrasound program is required.
CPR certification required.
One (1) year experience performing echocardiography testing/procedures, or equivalent is preferred.
Registered as a Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer in adult echocardiography by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers is required along with passing the pediatric echocardiography board by ARDMS within one year of employment AND/OR registered as a diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer in pediatric echocardiography by the ARDMS is required.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.