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Echo Tech Reg (Cardiac Sonographer)

Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Location: Fairburn
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Overview

How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.

Responsibilities

Wellstar Cobb in Austell, Georgia is seeking a PRN Echo Tech (Cardiac Sonographer). The Echo Tech (Cardiac Sonographer) functions under the direction of the Manager or Chief Technologist and is responsible for performing all cardiac imaging; which includes, if performed at your designated facility, adult, pediatric, trans esophageal and stress echocardiograms. Performs measurements and calculations according to laboratory protocol, provides written or an oral summary of preliminary findings to the interpreting Physician, is responsible for the safety and well-being of all patients in the Echo department, must possess the ability to communicate effectively with the patient(s) and health care team. The Echo Tech (Cardiac Sonographer) may also be asked to inject/administer Ultrasound Image Enhancing Agents as well as saline bubble studies. Performs other work-related duties as assigned.

Must be available to take call, work weekends and Holidays on a rotating basis if applicable.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography program or an accredited Cardiovascular Technology program preferred.
Required Minimum Certification: Registry by the (ARDMS) American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers as an (RDCS - AAE) Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer or (CCI) Cardiovascular Credentialing International as a (RCS) Registered Cardiac Sonographer.
Required Minimum Experience: Minimum of one-year experience in echocardiography or graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography program or an accredited Cardiovascular Technology program.
Required Minimum Skills: Must exhibit excellent communication skills because this position requires frequent verbal and written communications with: physicians, patients, visitors, departmental staff and nursing staff. Must possess the ability to function independently and under pressure while still actively participating in a team environment. Position requires the employee to exhibit excellent customer service skills at all times. Must have the ability to prioritize appropriately. Must be detail oriented and have the capacity to effectively multitask throughout the work shift. Must follow all Hospital policies as well as the established practices, protocols and procedures of the position, department and applicable professional standards. Must be flexible with work hours to meet department needs. Must be dependable, accountable and cooperative. Assists with providing safe, age appropriate care to the patient by performing all exams provided by the department per department procedures. Has the knowledge and ability to properly and safely obtain a quality diagnostic study. Responsible for performing a wide variety of technical procedures requiring independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative in the utilization of equipment for the diagnosis and/or treatment of diseases.

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Inc., Atlanta , Echo Tech Reg (Cardiac Sonographer), Healthcare , Fairburn, Georgia

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