Cardiac Sonographer - Full Time - Days

Department:  CARDIAC TESTING

Job Summary

The Echo Sonographer performs sonography procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail and performs a variety of technical procedures that will require independent judgment with ingenuity to apply prescribed sonography for diagnosis.  The Sonographer assumes responsibility for designated areas of procedures and may have individual responsibility for specified sonography procedures and/or may be assigned as an instructor.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Verifies physician’s orders in patient’s chart, prescription and on schedule
  • Explains the test to the patient.  Instructs and assists the patient in assuming the physical position for examination
  • Able to assess patient pain interfering with imaging procedure
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors
  • Selects a transducer and adjusts the equipment controls according to the organ to be examined, the depth of field and other specifications of test
  • Enters test data and patient information into computer of ultrasound equipment to maintain record of test results
  • Performs all quality control checks, as prescribed
  • Schedules patients to provide orderly flow of procedures through department
  • Perform other duties as required.
     

Education/Experience Requirements

REQUIRED:

  • High School degree.

PREFERRED:

  • 2-3 years relevant job experience in a Healthcare setting under a Board Certified Radiologist

Licensure/Certification Requirements

REQUIRED:

  • American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) certification required.
  • BCLS certification

Disclaimer

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Job Details

Req Id  83304 
Department  CARDIAC TESTING 
Shift Days
Shift Hours Worked  7.50
FTE 0.94 
Work Schedule  CWAT
Employee Status A1 - Full-Time 
Union 2005 - CWA
Pay Range $32 - $47 Hourly


Nearest Major Market: Utica