Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center brings acute inpatient medical services to communities in Cumberland, Perry, and York counties. The facility, features 108 private inpatient beds and an attached outpatient medical office building.
**This position will be scheduled and work at both Hampden Medical Center and Penn State Health Holy Spirit Hospital.**
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Responsible for independent operation of sonographic equipment, and for performing diagnostic and vascular examinations using sonography. Responsible for the delivery of high quality, cost effective imaging services. Performs imaging procedures in area of expertise. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range for their assigned area. Responsible for all regulatory requirements.
Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied health education programs (CAAHEP) is required.
Must be certified by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or become certified within 2 years of employment.
Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) certification required within 6 months of employment for sonographers with 2 or more years' experience, and within 1 year for sonographers with less than 2 years' experience.
Minimum of one year experience as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer is preferred.
Penn State Health Offers an exceptional benefit package including but not limited to:
Generous Paid Time Off and Personal Time
Medical Benefits (No waiting period)
Dental and Vision Benefits
Matching 401K retirement plan
ABOUT CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA:
We are proud to possess a vibrant urban area surrounded by small town rural communities which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Harrisburg Symphony, Allenberry Resort & Playhouse and The Chambersburg Community Theater, museums, Jubilee Day (oldest 1 day street fair on the east coast), farmer's markets and some of the finest dining in the region. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, skiing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League's Hershey Bears, the Washington Nationals AA Baseball's Harrisburg Senators, and the Williams Grove Speedway. South Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living is within a 2-hour drive to weekend destinations such as the Poconos's, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Annapolis, and Baltimore, and only a 3-hour drive from New York City, Pittsburgh, and the eastern shore.
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