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Cardiac Sonographer (Full-time) - Finger Lakes Region

Company: Rochester Regional Health
Location: Emerson
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARYAs a Cardiac Sonographer, your kind, patient focused attitude and proven experience in echocardiography leads to critical discovery, diagnosis and treatment.STATUS: Full-timeLOCATION: Heart Care of the Finger LakesDEPARTMENT: CardiacSCHEDULE: M-F; DaysATTRIBUTES

  • Two (2) to four (4) year college degree in health-related imaging (ultrasound, radiology) preferred
  • One (1) to three (3) years of experience as a Registered Sonographer preferred
  • Superior customer service and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detailRESPONSIBILITIES
    • Patient Care. Explain procedure with instructions, to insure patient cooperation, patient safety and optimal results; assist patient during transfer from wheelchair, stretcher or bed to exam table; provide individualized patient care (i.e. request interpreter, ambulation, toileting, etc.) as needed
    • Imaging. Review patient chart and history; utilize imaging protocols and standards; enter patient demographics on ultrasound machine; utilize proper patient positioning techniques to obtain optimal image quality; obtain all measurements required for study; end and transfer study to cardiology PACS; access preliminary diagnostic report and formulate an initial interpretation for the reading cardiologist
    • Documentation. Record time of critical finding and time which cardiologist was notified; documentation may include patient's EMR/progress notes, documented and signed procedure performed, date and time completed; record procedure information in appropriate procedure logs, used to gather information for echocardiography QA/QI
    • Equipment Management. Clean equipment after each procedure with approved cleaning products; report equipment failures to supervisory staff as needed; contact BioMedical Engineering and/or manufacturer's service representative, as directed EDUCATION LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

Keywords: Rochester Regional Health, Tenafly , Cardiac Sonographer (Full-time) - Finger Lakes Region, Healthcare , Emerson, New Jersey

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