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Cardiac Sonographer

Location
Downers Grove, Illinois
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Aug 2022

Position Requirements:
Registered Technologist by CCI, ARDMS, RCS, RVT, RVS, RDCS.
Minimum of 3+ years of non~invasive cardiology experience in echocardiography studies.

Demonstrated skills for advanced learning in echocardiology studies.
This position will need to recognize the needs and behaviors of a variety of groups treated.
Basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
Ability to work well with others.
Good communication skills.
Good organizations skills.
RCS
RDCS
CPR
Capable of performing lifting and transferring related to patient care.

If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

Purpose:
To provide quality cardiodiagnostic and non~invasive testing. Provides related clerical responsibilities necessary for physician interpretation and department record keeping. To provide to the interpreting physician, through the non~invasive diagnostic imaging techniques of ultrasound, a complete and accurate documentation of cardiac anatomy and cardiac performance. To satisfy the requirement of the accrediting body for diagnostic echocardiography.

Accountabilities:
Provides competent and proficient technical skills in the to cardiac ultrasounds implementing procedural standard and protocols for the following modalities
Provides patient care specific to procedural requirements and patient's need (under the supervision of the physician) within established departmental protocols.
Maintains an organized, safe and efficient work environment
Provides clerical function necessary for physician's interoperation, department, records and patient billing.
Development and on~going maintenance of collaborative relationships with department staff, physicians, and related external contacts in order to meet departmental objectives.
Maintain professional growth, self~development, objectives, skill enhancement and commitment to the organization.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 674256871-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Advocate Aurora Health
  • Location: Downers Grove, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent