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Job: Echo Sonographer - PT, Days

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Job Description

Under general supervision and following established policies and procedures, performs and records ultrasound diagnostic tests, integrates pertinent patient history and supporting clinical data to facilitate optimum diagnostic results, records anatomical pathological and or physiological data, records and processes sonographic data. Ensures ultrasound tests are of accurate quality.

Receives customers, verifies patient identification, introduces self, and gives them family a thorough explanation of the procedure.

 

Reviews the patient orders and /or inpatient chart for order clarification.

 

Obtains a focused cardiac assessment and reason for obtaining the requested cardiac ultrasound.

 

Promotes quality of care by using recommended scanning techniques and knowledge of the

ultrasound equipment to maximize image quality.

 

Obtains, records and /or collects cardiac ultrasound images for the Cardiologist review and interpretation.

 

Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate books, journals and other literature and attending related seminars, conferences

 

Provides on-call coverage for after hour emergencies according to Echo Call Schedule

 

EOE: Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans



Qualifications

Work Experience:

Approximately 12 months cardiac sonographer, with direct patient experience required.

License/Registration/Certification:     A.R.D.M.S. or C.C.I. registration preferred.  If prospective candidate is not registered at time of employment, associate will have 1 ½ years / 18 months from first day of employment to successfully complete and pass the Cardiac Ultrasound Registry though either ARDMS or CCI or forfeit their employment.

Education & Training:

Completion of clinical and classroom education to qualify for ARDMS or CCI registration.

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