Ped Cardiac Sonographer IP Non Reg

ID 2022-10811
Location
Moses Cone Hospital
Work Location
US-NC-Greensboro
Division : Name
Moses Cone Hospital
Department : Name
MHC-Echo Lab
Category
CARDIOLOGY
Position Sub-Category
CARDIOLOGY-OTHER
Position Type
Relief (PRN)
Employment Type
Employee
Exempt/NonExempt
Non-Exempt
FTE
0.00
Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
As needed
On call Required
Yes
Sub Category
Radiology-Sonographer

Overview

This position requires a registered diagnostic cardiac sonographer (RDCS) by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or registered cardiac sonographer (RCS) by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).

Performs various pediatric, adolescents, adult, and geriatric cardiac ultrasound procedures under the supervision of the chief technical sonographer.

Delivers excellent customer service utilizing Relationship Based Care to advocate for safety, patient preferences, and optimal communication through partnering with patients/families and colleagues, including all internal and external customers.

Responsibilities


Performs 2D/Doppler echocardiograms completely with good diagnostic quality in a timely manner. Performs TEE?s and stress echocardiograms as needed.

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Analyzes test data and accurately communicates findings to reading cardiologists in oral and written form.

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Demonstrates advanced knowledge level and acts as a resource for MDs, fellows, residents, staff and students.

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Operates, troubleshoots, and appropriately requests repair of all testing equipment in a safe, appropriate, and knowledgeable manner.

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If trained by staff education and demonstrates competency; performs IV insertion and maintains IV competency skills on an annual basis. Administers image enhancing agent as ordered to optimize quality of echocardiogram.

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Maintains skills in all current procedures performed. Learns new skills and procedures as changes occur.

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Maintains CPR certification.

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Qualifications


EDUCATION:
REQUIRED:

High School Diploma or equivalent

PREFERRED:

A.A., or A.S. or correlative Allied Health Program

EXPERIENCE:
REQUIRED:

PREFERRED:

Two years clinical ultrasound experience

Teaching experience

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:
REQUIRED:

RDCS or RCS in adult echo from ARDMS or CCI

BLS (CPR) - American Red Cross or AHA Healthcare Provider

Driver's License | If driving Cone Health vehicle, must have 5 years of driving experience and MVR must be approved by Risk Management

PREFERRED:

RDCS or RCCS in pediatric echo from ARDMS or CCI is preferred within two years of hire

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