Scheduled Weekly Hours
Day (United States of America)
The Cardiac Sonographer is responsible for performing all echocardiography-related procedures in varied settings. This role requires a comprehensive knowledge of cardiovascular principles and ultrasound physics and instrumentation as well as the ability to produce and evaluate cardiac ultrasound images and related data that are used by physicians to render a medical diagnosis. The cardiac sonographer is responsible for acting as a liaison between staff, physicians, patients and family members while exercising discretion and judgement in the performance of the clinical examination. The cardiac sonographer will also provide the physician with an oral or written summary of the technical findings as well as provide patient education. The cardiac sonographer serves patients of all ages. This position includes on-call duties (nights, weekends and Holidays) on a rotational basis.
Carries out cardiac examinations following department protocol and procedures.
Examines requisition for appropriate orders, exam date, indication for exam. Reprints corrected requisition.
Provides accurate data to radiologist/cardiologist reading exam studies per exam policy and procedures.
Acquires and archives for the procedure. Demonstrates competency in imaging and archiving procedures.
Documents appropriate information in patients chart.
Ensures the procedure and related supplies are billed correctly.
Participates in performance improvement and quality control activities.
All other duties as assigned.
Education - Associates degree in Applied Science
Certification - Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) Certification - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
Experience - 1+ years of Sonographer Experience
Education - Bachelors degree in Ultrasound
Heavy work - Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Possible hazard of contamination from blood, sputum, and other body substances may occur. Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, or tissues.
Come join us in our pursuit to become the best healthcare system in America!
Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.