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Cardiac Sonographer

Company: Emory Healthcare
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:Be inspired. Be rewarded. Belong. At Emory Healthcare.At Emory Healthcare we fuel your professional journey with better benefits, valuable resources,ongoing mentorship and leadership programs for all types of jobs, and a supportive environment that enables you to reach new heights in your career and be what you want to be.We provide:Comprehensive health benefits that start day 1Student Loan Repayment Assistance & Reimbursement ProgramsFamily-focused benefitsWellness incentivesOngoing mentorship and leadership programsAnd more!Our Cardiac Sonography team is leading the way in shaping the future of health care. We unite to improve lives through innovation, compassion, and an unwavering commitment to achieving unparalleled excellence in patient care.Description:Demonstrates proficiency by performing routine and emergency echocardiograms, including but not limited to 2-dimensional, 3- dimensional, Doppler, Transesophageal, and Stress Echocardiogram, as requested by physician and in accordance with standard practices.Performs cardiac ultrasound services and procedures to patients utilizing independent judgment, with real-time and off-line manipulation of echocardiographic images for capture, display and analysis of echocardiography data.Provides echocardiography service at all necessary locations, working variable shifts, weekends, and providing emergent call coverage as scheduled.Operate equipment necessary to perform all required procedures and to obtain optimal diagnostic recording; utilize ancillary devices such as selected transducers, digital networking system, off-line analysis systems. Maintain equipment in working order, making minor adjustments and repairs.Perform routine cleaning, preventive maintenance, and report any equipment malfunction to echo lab manager.Analyze patient's medical record to obtain history of symptoms and necessary information for performance of diagnostic procedures.Prepares preliminary reports for review and interpretation by Cardiologist, including comparison of previous studies.Participate in quality improvement activities; evaluate procedure results for technical quality and accuracy; maintain appropriate logs, files, and records.Review department performance in relation to established goals, implementing changes to effect outcomes.Maintain confidentiality of patients, employees, and corporation-related activities.Instruct students, fellows, nurses, or health personnel as requested.Communicates technical and patient care related information according to established processes and timelines.Attends Echo Lab Meetings, participates in Echo related conferences through attendance, ensuring continuing education and professional growth.Cultivates a collaborative and cooperative work environment within department.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Must obtain ARDMS or CCI certifications Echocardiography as required by each entity within 12 months of employment.Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association is required.Additional Details:PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasksENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasksby Jobble

Keywords: Emory Healthcare, Atlanta , Cardiac Sonographer, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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