Cardiac Sonographer - Echocardiology- Visalia
SUMMARY: This position is accountable for accurately, safely and efficiently performing routine echocardiographic and congenital procedures with competency, including assisting in transesophageal, epicardial and intracardiac echocardiographic procedures in outpatient, inpatient, cath lab and operative environments. Acts as a department resource to the Cardiologist and service-line as required. Generates and prepares a draft echocardiogram report using the archiving and report writing software. Works under the direction of the Lead Cardiac Sonographer, department manager and medical direct. May functions as a preceptor, role model and clinical resource. Participates in the rotation of on-call duties and Outreach Clinic involvement with other Cardiac Sonographers as assigned. Performs EKGs, Holter and multi-event applications as needed.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: (1) College Degree - 2 year Echocardiography/Ultrasonography and Program Accredited Echocardiography/Ultrasonography Technical/Vocational Training required. OR (2) High School Diploma/G.E.D. and equivelent experience sufficient to allow for successful completion of ARDMS certification in Echocardiography required. College Degree - 4 year preferred. BLS - Basic Life Support required, RDCS-PE - ARDMS Pediatric Echocardiograp within six (6) months of hire or transfer into position required. RDCS-AE - ARDMS Adult Echocardiography or RDCS-FE - ARDMS Fetal Echocardiography preferred. Minimum one (1) year Congenital & pediatric echocardiography preferred. Demonstrated proficiency in the skills and knowledge required to perform the job required.
POSITION DETAILS: Full-time, Days
LOCATION: Visalia, CA