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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a FGP PD-Cardiac Sonographer.
In this role, the successful candidate Performs, measures and analyzes all aspects of cardiac ultrasound testing which includes M-mode two-dimensional, pulsed and continuous wave, color flow Doppler, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), stress echocardiograms including pharmacological stress testing, 3D reconstruction, tissue Doppler, color M-mode, contrast echocardiography, perfusion studies, acoustic quantification(AQ), acoustic densitometry (AD), as well as, vascular studies such as color flow Doppler and imaging of the renal arteries, carotid arteries, venous studies, aortic stents, and pseudoneuryums. Supervises and trains student sonographers. Principal Responsibilities: Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Service Standards and incorporates them into the performance of duties. Provides for patient comfort and arranges equipment for procedures. Utilizes patient chart in obtaining pertinent history as necessary. Documents all studies according to departmental procedures. Maintains equipment for proper function and safety. Provides training to new sonographers, students, and other medical center personnel.
Plans and organizes assignments to achieve productivity and efficiency; demonstrates flexibility to meet individual patient needs.
Maintains the confidentiality of all patient, hospital, and physician information. Takes steps necessary to ensure the privacy of patients during procedures.
Interacts with the patient/family, physicians, and other Trinity Centre personnel utilizing techniques appropriate to situation in a courteous, professional manner. Initiates communication and/or collaborates with other members of the Non-Invasive Cardiology team regarding varied testing in lab for each patient. Listens carefully to others in order to respond appropriately, answer questions or obtain need information.
Attends cardiac and vascular sonography conference. Utilizes available resources to enhance skills and level of knowledge.
Provides for patient comfort and arranges equipment for procedures. Explains the procedures and equipment to the patient clearly. Prepares equipment and supplies according to established departmental procedures. Interacts with patients by identifying self to patient and verifies the identity of the patient by checking the patient ID bracelet or verbal acknowledgement by patient.
Demonstrates a working knowledge of normal and abnormal cardiac anatomy, cardiac hemodynamics, electrophysiology as well as the major disease processes of the cardiovascular system.Assesses and critiques the patients echocardiogram deciding what is necessary for a complete diagnostic study.
Alerts the appropriate medical staff of abnormalities that require immediate attention. Is prepared to assist the cardiologist in the event of a cardiac emergency.
Compares present echocardiograms to previous studies to monitor changes in present status. Carries out assignment within a realistic time frame.Documents the echocardiogram according to departmental procedures. Enters, maintains, and records all pertinent data Informs physician of any changes in patients condition or vital signs.
Maintains equipment for proper function and safety. Cleans and prepares equipment for patient applications. Sterilizes equipment after each isolation patient and TEE Study in accordance with nursing and departmental policy. Performs predetermined, preventative maintenance to ensure equipment is operating efficiently and safely.
Makes recommendations concerning departmental needs. Evaluates and makes recommendation for new equipment.Interacts with service personnel to arrange for equipment maintenance in absence in the absence of the supervisor.
Provides training to new sonographers, students, and other medical center personnel Instructs personnel in scanning techniques, instrumentation, review, and interpretation of echocardiograms in clear manner. Trains new sonographers in changes to existing or new department policies and procedures.
Functions as resource person for junior staff utilizing expertise in the field.Collects and prepares technical data correctly for publication and research.
Providing service and work on general US machine Keep Log Book for GYN Department and ENT)
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Two years of college and completion of an accredited program in Ultrasound or equivalent combination of education and experience. Registered by the American Registry to Diagnostic Medical Sonographers. Minimum 3 years of experience in echocardiography. Certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation required. Must maintain active registry status.
Preferred Qualifications: Registered by the American Registry to Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, greater than 3 years. Vascular imaging experience, RVT preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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