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Cardiac Sonographer (Inpatient & Outpatient)

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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.

  • Pension Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Employee Discounts

SUMMARY

The Cardiac Sonographer will perform medically prescribed diagnostic echocardiographic procedures to assess cardiac structures and hemodynamics, utilizing various modes and techniques, including but not limited to 2-dimensional, M-Mode, color flow, pulse wave, and continuous wave Doppler, in accordance with accepted protocols.

Rochester Regional Sands-Constellation Heart Institute (SCHI) is recognized across Rochester and Western New York as a center of excellence in diagnosing, preventing, treating, and managing heart disease and conditions. With multiple accolades from U.S. News & World Report, and as one of the largest cardiac programs in New York State, SCHI has been named among the top 10% in the nation for cardiology services.

STATUS: Full Time

DEPARTMENT: Cardiac Care

SCHEDULE: Flexible (Outpatient Coverage: Monday - Friday and/or Inpatient Coverage: Scheduled Weekends, Evenings & On-Call)

LICENSURE

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

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Utilizes imaging protocols established by American Society of Echocardiography, ICAEL Echo Standards.

  • Utilizes proper patient positioning techniques to obtain optimal image quality, and to avoid injury to patient and self.

  • Manipulates imaging control settings (i.e. Gain, Focus, Focus Range, and attenuation) to obtain optimal imaging quality.

  • Accesses preliminary diagnostic report attached to procedure to formulate a preliminary interpretation for the reading cardiologist, also provides preliminary comments for each structure examined.

  • Obtains and provides previous echocardiographic studies, for reading cardiologist, for comparison with current study, if available.

‚ÄčPrograms and Procedures include:

  • Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE)

  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)

  • Stress Echocardiography

  • TAVR, Mitraclip, VSD and PFO Closures

  • Actively Participating in Research Studies

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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