This is a limited duration position. The adult cardiac sonographer works collaboratively with health care providers to provide direct and indirect care to patients undergoing procedures in the Noninvasive Cardiovascular Services Departmentand throughout the hospital. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, performance of transthoracic echocardiograms, stress echocardiograms, and transesophageal echocardiograms. Evening and weekend call is on a rotational basis to support clinical needs
Associate's or Bachelors degree in Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Technology; OR
An Ultrasound degree from an approved and accredited program; OR
Equivalent combination of education, formal training and work experience.
ARDMS or CCI certification upon hire or within 6 months of hire.
OBMI Licensure upon hire.
Current BLS certification upon hire.
Active registration must be maintained with continuing education units (CMEs) on an ongoing basis.
Ability to perform a complete transthoracic echocardiogram including assessing systolic and diastolic function, and valvular anatomy.
Knowledge of cardiovascular disease and treatment.
Knowledge of cardiac noninvasive procedures.
Effective utilization of oral and written communication skills with staff and the public.
Fluency in oral and written English.
Proficiency in computer skills including word processing and databases.
Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks.
Strong customer service skills.
Proficiency in organizational skills, time management and creativity with scheduling patients.
Ability to work independently and autonomously, self-motivated.
Ability to report to work regularly, on time, and prepared.
Exposure to usual hospital environmental conditions.
Possible exposure to body substances.
Rotating holiday and weekend call schedule.
Travel to off site clinics may be necessary.
Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation.
Recent experience as a cardiac sonographer in a hospital based, cardiac non invasive services department.
Proficiency in intravenous line insertion and management
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