Jan 13, 2022

Cardiac Sonographer 2021-116606

  • Novant Health
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
Imaging

Job Description

Overview

The Cardiac Sonographer is responsible for daily operations of the echo lab, equipment maintenance, the report of equipment failures, and quality improvement. The sonographer maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times and is self-motivated to increase level of understanding and knowledge of the anatomy and pathology. The sonographer is proficient in performing simple and complex echocardiograms, not limited to other emergency or Cardiologist assisted procedures (i.e. pericardiocentesis, ect) pediatric echocardiograms, stress echo, and Transesophogeal. The sonographer should have knowledge in diagnostic digital images and hemodynamic data for physician interpretation. Work closely with Cardiologist to obtain optimal echocardiography quality.

At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities. #NovantCardiacSonographer.

Qualifications

  • Education: High School or GED Required. 2 Year / Associate DegreePreferred. Graduate from a formal Cardiovascular Program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
  • Experience: One year preferred.
  • Licensure/Certification: Registered Cardiac Sonographer, credentials RDCS Required.CPR Certification Required.
  • Additional skills required: Ability to effectively operate sonographic equipment.Ability to evaluate echocardiogram in order to acquire appropriate diagnostic information.Ability to shift workload to meet patient needs.Ability to use independent judgment to acquire the optimum echocardiogram information in each examination performed.Ability to follow established departmental procedures.Ability to work efficiently and cope with emergency situations.Must demonstrate thorough knowledge of echocardiography interpretation, echocardiography skills, and considerable echocardiography abilities.Communication skills and sensitivity to patient needs.Ability to interpret information to identify each patient’s requirements for care relative to his/her age specific needs.

Responsibilities

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".