Position : Cardiac Echosonographer
Explaining sonographic procedures to patients, answering questions, preparing patients by applying the gel to the skin, and positioning the patients on the table.
Ensuring clear images for diagnostic purposes and making adjustments to the sonographic equipment when necessary.
Selecting the appropriate settings and adjusting the patients' positions accordingly.
Monitoring and caring for patients to ensure their safety and comfort during the procedures.
Selecting and examining images, looking for differences between healthy and pathological areas, and determining if the scope of the exam should be extended, based on preliminary findings.
Presenting the sonograms and preliminary findings to the Physicians.
Completing the appropriate documentation and maintaining patients' histories and medical records.
Assisting Physicians and the healthcare teams during invasive procedures.
Experience in Cardiac Ultrasonography is required, will consider clinical days/time as experience, minimum of 6 to 12 months.
Certification required: Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certification.
Registration required to obtain: American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) registry in accordance with Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) guidelines within 2 years of hire and maintained thereafter.
State licensure for Medical Technicians is required.
State licensure for Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy is required upon hire.