Department: RHHVI CV Diagnostics
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
Shift: Day (United States of America)
The Cardiac/Vascular Sonographer is responsible for performing all echo/vascular studies in varied settings. This role requires a comprehensive knowledge of cardiovascular principles and ultrasound physics and instrumentation as well as the ability to produce and evaluate cardiac/vascular ultrasound images and related data that are used by physicians to render a medical diagnosis. The cardiac/vascular sonographer is responsible for acting as a liaison between staff, physicians, patients and family members while exercising discretion and judgement in the performance of the clinical examination. The cardiac/vascular sonographer will also provide the physician with an oral or written summary of the technical findings as well as provide patient education.
Job Description: Essential Functions:
Carries out cardiac/vascular examinations following department protocol and procedures: Transthoracic Echocardiogram with or without Contrast, Vascular studies to include: Renal duplex, Aorta duplex, Arterial duplex arms/legs, Graft Surveillance arms/legs, Carotid, ABI, Segmental pressures arms/legs, venous duplex arms/legs.
Examines requisition for appropriate orders, exam date, indication for exam. Reprints corrected requisition.
Is able to consistently determine quality diagnostic images. Consistently presents high quality images to the Cardiologists for interpretation.
Acquires and archives for the procedure. Demonstrates competency in imaging and archiving procedures.
Documents appropriate information in patients chart.
Organizes workload to complete responsibilities within a designated time period as evidenced by observation and feedback.
Participates in performance improvement and quality control activities.
Heavy work - Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.Physical Requirements:
Heavy work - Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Possible hazard of contamination from blood, sputum, and other body substances may occur. Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, or tissues.
Regional Health offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that looks out for you and your family. We recognize there are many types of families, with many different needs. That's why our plans are flexible, allowing you to select the individual benefits which fit your personal needs.
Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.
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Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.