Echocardiography Sonographer - PRN (Clarendon)

McLeod Health

Job Description

Job Description: Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values. Will serve as technical staff in the Echo Lab per International Accreditation Commission definitions. Technical staff responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Reports to the Technical Director.

* Assumes the responsibilities specified by the Technical Director and, in general, is responsible for the performance of clinical examinations and other tasks assigned.

Able to perform adult transthoracic, transesophageal, and stress echocardiograms. Pediatric echo experience preferred, but not required. Training will be provided. Call rotation, weekend rotation, and holiday rotation is required. Maintains the storage and safety of medications identify those items stored in the supply room that are considered medications (large volume IVs, alcohol, saline, medications in prepackaged kits.) Understands the importance of securing all medications under lock and key. Demonstrates appropriate handling and storage of medication.Works to maintain satisfactory working relationships with Echo medical and technical director, physicians, ancillary departments, visitors, patients, and patients family members. Seeks opportunities to promote the vision, goals and values of McLeod Health. All other duties and assignments as directed by leadership.

Schedule: PRN.

Qualifications /Training:
Minimal of high school diploma.
Two (2) years adult echocardiography experience.
Ultrasound school completion with registry required.

Must document at least 15 hours of echocardiography-related CME over a period of three years.
Credentialed in echocardiography and registered in one of the following areas: Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) from American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARMDS). Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) or Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS) from Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI). Canadian Registered Cardiac Sonographer (CRCS) Canadian Association of Registered Diagnostic Ultrasound Professionals (CARDUP).
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

Employment Type