Cardiovascular Sonographer - Tech Services - Part-Time - Days
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Department: Tech Services
Position Description: Cardiovascular Sonographer
Status: Part-Time - Up to 16 Hours per Week
Position Summary: Obtains two dimensional ultrasonic recordings, and Doppler and color flow analysis of the heart and related structures for use by Physician in diagnosis of heart abnormalities and disease.
Education/Qualifications/Licenses: Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) required.
Experience Required: Six months to 1 year clinical experience required.
Duties Expected: Attaches electrodes to patient's chest to monitor heart rhythm during the cardiac ultrasound exam. Keys patient information into ultrasound computer. Starts ultrasound equipment that produces images of real time tomographic cardiac anatomy, and adjusts equipment to obtain quality images. Moves transducer, by hand, over patient's chest, observes ultrasound display screen, and listens to Doppler signals to acquire date for measurement of blood flow velocities, and observes color flow patterns for assessment of blood flow. Prints graphic analysis recordings and records and transmits images for storage on Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS). Measures heart wall thickness and chamber sizes and compares measurement to standard norms to identify abnormalities of the heart. Measures blood flow velocities and calculates data such as cardiac physiology. Reviews and processes cardiologist report. May perform 12 lead EKG's, apply Holter Monitors, Home Sleep monitors, assist with cardiac stress testing and other department functions, as assigned. Regular attendance. Excellent technical and critical thinking skills in relation to sound patient care judgement. Maintains effective and professional communication with physicians, co-workers, other healthcare providers, patients and their families.
Please fill out an application on our website, or send a resume, or stop into the hospital (Patient Registration) and fill out an application. If questions, please contact:
Human Resources at email@example.com or Linda Majors at 515-433-8448
Boone County Hospital, 1015 Union Street, Boone, IA 50036