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Cardiac Sonographer

Description

HOW WE CARE FOR YOU:


At Rochester Regional Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

  • Sign On Bonus Up to $10,000
  • Pension Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Employee Discounts
  • Certification Pay

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: Sands Constellation Heart Institute - RGH Medical Office Building

DEPARTMENT: Cardiac

SCHEDULE: Days

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
  • Appropriate credential in echocardiography from: Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) from American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS).
  • 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 Bio-Medical 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.

PAY RANGE: $33.00 - $47.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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