Cardiac Sonographer (Echo Tech) Reg (Imaging)
Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Posted on: January 27, 2023
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.
Wellstar Cobb in Austell, Georgia is seeking a PRN Cardiac
Sonographer (Echo Tech). This position will work PRN hours to cover
sick, PTO, call outs, etc. The Cardiac Sonographer (Echo Tech)
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
The Cardiac Sonographer (Echo Tech) may also be asked to
inject/administer Ultrasound Image Enhancing Agents as well as
saline bubble studies. Performs other work-related duties as
Must be available to take call, work weekends and Holidays on a
rotating basis if applicable.
Required Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent from
accredited program required. Graduate of a formal Diagnostic
Medical Sonography program or an accredited Cardiovascular
Technology program preferred.
Required Minimum Certification: CCI (RCS) or ARDMS (RDCS-AE) and
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart
Association (AHA) required.
Required Minimum Experience: Minimum of one-year experience in
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. The employee obtains, presents and
discusses clinical information regarding job responsibilities on a
routine basis. Candidate must be able to explain or give directions
to maintain goodwill and obtain cooperation with all contacts. 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 be able to perform effectively in a stressful and fast paced
work environment. Must have the ability to prioritize
appropriately. Must be detail oriented and have the capacity to
effectively multitask throughout the work shift. Must have
excellent communication skills and the capacity to interact
professionally with a variety of "customers", including but not
limited to patients, families, co-workers, volunteers, and
physicians throughout the work shift. Must possess the ability to
function independently, yet productively as a cooperative team
member with various work teams associated with the position. Must
be compliant, with a willingness to 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
initiative in the utilization of equipment for the diagnosis and/or
treatment of diseases. Proficient in the performance
of all aspects of vascular ultrasound. Able to independently
perform job functions. Sets up the equipment to provide
imaging service and positions patient for the procedure.
Competent in all aspects of Cardiac Ultrasound, patient
positioning, exposure factors. Must understand anatomy and
pathology and how they affect the quality of a procedure.
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