Overview and Responsibilities
Job Summary Performs imaging procedures/treatments according to cardiac ultrasound practice standards in order to aid in the diagnosis and/or treatment of disease. Performs other duties as assigned.Required Population Served Job Responsibilties Demonstrates a thorough understanding of Echocardiographic principals/theory and utilizes the most appropriate technique and positioning for optimal procedures/treatments, as demonstrated by procedure/treatment results.
Develops appropriate procedure/treatment plan. Implements procedure/treatment plan utilizing established hospital protocols/guidelines. Completes documentation as required to comply with hospital policies and procedures.
Maintains equipment, procedure/treatment rooms, and work areas in a neat and safe condition to ensure the safety of patients and staff. Participates in hospital and departmental Performance Improvement activities to ensure that patient care is consistent with established standards. Completes assigned goals.
Experience DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired Recent experience as a Sonographer. Education DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired Registered by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography ARDMS or Cardiac Credentialing International and/or Registered Vascular Technologist RVT or new graduate who is waiting to take the registry.
Proof of registry (by primary source) must be available within 60 calendar days of graduation. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within 30 days of hire date. Training DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired Special Skills DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired Basic computer literacy skills. Licensure DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired ARDMS;RVT;BLS WITHIN 30 DAYS OF HIRE;NEW GRADUATE WHO WILL OBTAIN REQUIRED REGISTRY WITHIN 60 DAYS OF HIRE
Baptist Memorial Health Care