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Cardiac Sonographer Reg

Company: WellStar Health System
Location: Douglasville
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Responsibilities The 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 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 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 BLS certification.
Required Minimum Experience: Minimum of one-year experience in echocardiography.
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 and
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.

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Atlanta , Cardiac Sonographer Reg, Healthcare , Douglasville, Georgia

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