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Cardiac Sonographer - Clifton Springs Hospital (Inpatient & Outpatient)

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Job ID REQ_142397 FACILITY Clifton Springs Hospital and Clinic LOCATION Clifton Springs, New York

SUMMARY

As a Cardiac Sonographer, your kind, patient focused attitude and proven experience in echocardiography leads to critical discovery, diagnosis and treatment.

STATUS: Full-time

LOCATION: Clifton Springs Hospital (Inpatient & Outpatient)

DEPARTMENT: Non-Invasive Cardiology

SCHEDULE: M-F; Days (No Call)

ATTRIBUTES

  • Two (2) to four (4) year college degree in health-related imaging (ultrasound, radiology) preferred
  • One (1) to three (3) years of experience as a Registered Sonographer preferred
  • Superior customer service and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Patient Care. Explain procedure with instructions, to insure patient cooperation, patient safety and optimal results; assist patient during transfer from wheelchair, stretcher or bed to exam table; provide individualized patient care (i.e. request interpreter, ambulation, toileting, etc.) as needed
  • Imaging. Review patient chart and history; utilize imaging protocols and standards; enter patient demographics on ultrasound machine; utilize proper patient positioning techniques to obtain optimal image quality; obtain all measurements required for study; end and transfer study to cardiology PACS; access preliminary diagnostic report and formulate an initial interpretation for the reading cardiologist
  • Documentation. Record time of critical finding and time which cardiologist was notified; documentation may include patient’s EMR/progress notes, documented and signed procedure performed, date and time completed; record procedure information in appropriate procedure logs, used to gather information for echocardiography QA/QI
  • Equipment Management. Clean equipment after each procedure with approved cleaning products; report equipment failures to supervisory staff as needed; contact BioMedical Engineering and/or manufacturer’s service representative, as directed

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.
Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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