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Cardiology Sonographer

Cardiology Sonographer

Requisition Number 
25672
Reg/Temp 
Regular
Employment Type 
PRN
Shift 
Variable
Work Schedule 
M-F as needed
Location Name 
South Jordan Health Center
Patient Care? 
Yes
City 
SOUTH JORDAN
State 
UT
Department 
UCC ANC 80S SJHC Echo Lab
Category 
Ambulatory

More information about this job

Overview

This position is responsible for performing all aspects of cardiac sonography which includes transthoracic, two dimensional m-mode and doppler procedures, ransesophageal procedures, pharmacologic/non-pharmacologic stress echocardiograms, and imaging procedures.

Staff members in the position may be expected to perform the duties of this position within the mobile department. 

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

  • Prepares equipment for the procedure to be performed.
  • Provides education to patients and families regarding the procedures that are being performed.
  • Operates sophisticated, processor based ultrasound and doppler equipment to acquire cross-sectional, two dimensional m-mode and doppler recordings.
  • Performs stress test echocardiograms and assists in contrast and transesophageal echocardiogram procedures.
  • Participates in the training of echocardiographic techniques and procedures.
  • Cleans and disinfects transesophageal probes and other equipment and decontaminates the exam area.
  • Performs quantitative measurements and calculations of the acquired data and provides preliminary reports.
  • Maintains logs of patient data and files reports.
  • Orders and restocks supplies.  

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.
  • Ability to provide care to the population served.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development.
  • Ability to assess data regarding the patient’s status.
  • Ability to provide care as described in the department’s policies and procedures manual.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cardiac anatomy and physiology.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and human relation skills.

Qualifications

Licenses Required

  • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire.
* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

Required

  • Completion of the AMA or other credentialed program in cardiovascular technology.
  • Registry eligible for Registered Cardiovascular Technologist or Registered Diagnostic Cardiographic Sonographer (RDCS) tests.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Registered Cardiovascular Technologist or Registered Diagnostic Cardiographic Sonographer (RDCS).

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking