Sonographer looking for a position in GTA, Ontario

L MELKONYAN

        Email: larisamelkonyan@yahoo.com 

Echocardiography Technologist

* ARDMS Certified * Well Organized * Meticulous * Efficient * Patient/Task Oriented

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • ARDMS certified Echocardiography Technologist, experienced in diagnostic cardiac sonography
  • Proficient in two-dimensional, Doppler based sonography procedures
  • Effective in accurately detecting and recording pathological from normal findings
  • Compliant with established echocardiography practice standards and protocols, as well as occupational health and safety, plus infection control, policies
  • Efficient and flexible in meeting physical and mental demands of the practice under pressure
  • Professional in regards to interpersonal communication with both patients and medical staff
  • Cooperative working with inter-professional medical team as well as self-sufficient in own discipline
  • Well-organized and meticulous in managing and maintaining a clean, safe and orderly work area
  • Energetic, driven and dedicated medical professional, caring, good-natured and team oriented

ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

  • 5 years of experience in performing transthoracic diagnostic cardiac sonography procedures using 2D, M mode, anatomical M mode (AMM), PW,CW, color Doppler and color M mode
  • Well versed in evaluating, collating and providing impressions of exams, plus detecting and interpreting normal and pathological findings, exercising professional knowledge and judgment
  • Active contributor in patient case discussions with cardiologists
  • Responsible for the safety and physical comfort of patients during practice procedures

OTHER MEDICAL EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

  • Experienced in medical equipment reprocessing, sterilization, maintenance and reporting, plus inventory and supply management (working with outside vendors and meeting quality standards)
  • Adept at assisting physicians with endoscopy procedures for patients in procedure room
  • Proficient in Performing phlebotomy, sorting, labeling and packaging specimens for transport to designated labs for specialized testing
  • Experienced in laboratory work, as a technician processing samples from clinics, hospitals, institutions and commercial organizations, in accordance with the required test or profile; used DNA extraction methods to detect a variety of diseases, adhering to laboratory safety procedures and standards; and accurately stored and prepared specimens for delivery to testing centers following  data entry of test information into the computer tracking system

WORK EXPERIENCE

ARDMS certified Echocardiography Technologist

Certified Endoscopy Technician and Patient Services Technician

Cleveland Clinic Canada, Toronto, ON                                                           Dec. 2011 – Present

Laboratory Technician                                                                                             

HealthGene Molecular Diagnostic & Research Center, Toronto, ON           May 2010 – Jan. 2011   

Cardiac Sonographer                                                                            

Cardiovascular Center, Armenia                                                                                      2005-2010

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • BLS for Healthcare Provider (C) course,  Heart and Stroke Foundation,Toronto, ON         2015
  • IMI  CertificateToronto, ON     2014
  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer, ARDMS #: 160086,  Toronto, ON           2013
    • ·Phlebotomy  IMI  Certificate, Toronto, ON                                                                      2012
    • ·Pentax Certificate GI Scope Handling and Reprocessing, Toronto, ON                                    2012
    • Medical Device Reprocessing Certificate Course (CSAO), Toronto, ON                                 2011
    • Bachelor in Medical Science, Yerevan Medical University, Yerevan, Armenia                    1994

OTHER COMPETENCIES

  • Computer literate (MS Office Suite)
  • Languages: English, Armenian, and Russian

AWARDS / RECOGNITIONS

Caregiver Celebrations Appreciation Award, Cleveland Clinic Canada                                  2013

References: Available Upon Request

 

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