Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
The Noninvasive Cardiac Testing department is an integral part of the Cardiovascular Service Line at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center. The department offers state-of-the-art diagnostic testing for heart and vascular conditions such as arrhythmias, heart failure, coronary artery disease, carotid artery disease, congestive heart failure, hypertension, and more.
Offered testing includes Electrocardiogram (EKG), Stress Testing, Echocardiography, Ambulatory Cardiac Monitoring, and Remote/Clinic Cardiac Device (pacemaker/ICD) Interrogation. Each area is supervised by cardiovascular experts and staffed by highly skilled exercise physiologists, sonographers and technicians. This busy department conducts more than 54,000 tests per year. The Noninvasive Cardiac Testing department and its colleagues pride themselves on meeting the clinical needs of patients and delivering outstanding quality care.
Under the direction of the Lead Cardiac Sonographer and Clinical Manager, 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.
Education: Associate degree and/or equivalent experience in clinical testing environment.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Requires ARDMS/RDCS accreditation or accreditation eligible and current basic life support (BLS) certification with American Heart Association.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Strong organizational skills and both written and verbal communication skills are desired.
An in depth knowledge of cardiac anatomy, and the ability to apply that knowledge to gather relevant information for diagnostic evaluation are desired. In the absence of any of these skills, candidates must demonstrate the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.
Experience: Requires a minimum of one year of experience in echocardiography.