Echosonographer I at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

Location: Monroe, Wisconsin





Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling.

WI-Monroe Clinic Hospital



Worker Type:

Regular



Job Summary:

Performs diagnostic procedures to assess cardiac structures and hemodynamics in accordance with accepted protocols. This position performs both adult and pediatricechosonography.



Job Responsibilities and Requirements:



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Performs appropriate diagnostic procedures, records patient test results and reports results.

  • Monitors patient comfort and safety during tests, alerting physicians to abnormalities or changes in patient responses.

  • Maintains adequate supplies and verifies all equipment is in proper working condition; reports deficiencies and failures.

  • Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately.

  • Ensures all activities comply with regulatory agency standards.

  • Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).

  • Assists in maintaining a clean and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area and any other areas in department.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



EDUCATION


  • Associate's degree or completion of a sonography certification program



EXPERIENCE


  • No experience required



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent lifting/moving of patients.

  • Frequent reaching, gripping and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional use of vision to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Rare kneeling and sitting.




Licenses / Certifications:



Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), FUTURE - Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) with Adult Echocardiography (AE) Specialty within 12 months - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), FUTURE - Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) with Pediatric Echocardiography (PE) Specialty within 12 months - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) - Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS) - Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) with Adult Echocardiography (AE) Specialty - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) with Pediatric Echocardiography (PE) Specialty - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)



Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)



Job Type:



Employee



Department:

30050028 Echocardiology



Scheduled Weekly Hours:

32


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