Cardiac Sonographer | Echo/Vascular Lab
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Facility: Heart Hospital Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1301 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Rotating Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 32.00
Performs echocardiography tests/procedures in accordance with the American Society of Echocardiography standards. Prepares patients for exams by explaining procedures, transferring patients to the ultrasound table, applying gel, and positioning patients properly. Operates the ultrasound equipment to produce and record images of the motion, shape, and composition of blood, organs, tissues, or bodily masses, such as fluid accumulations. Performs the echocardiogram and oral and/or written preliminary summary of technical findings to interpreting physician for use in medical diagnosis.
Thoroughly understands the operation of the ultrasound machine and utilizes new sonographic technologies when needed. Performs routine cardiac ultrasound procedures in a clinic, hospital, and mobile sites depending on location. Interacts professionally and effectively with fellow health care professionals. Assists in the submission and /or maintenance of Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) accreditation when necessary.
Supervises or trains students and cardiac sonographers as needed. Adheres to safety and infection control policies established by Sanford. Adheres to established internal standards and procedures abstracted from Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPPA).
Additionally, based on the facility, some Sanford markets/facility sites may expand job responsibilities to include ultrasonography.
Graduate from an accredited two-year Cardiac Ultrasound Program or a minimum of one year equivalent work experience required.
Credentialed with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT), American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), or be registry eligible. Must obtain within 12 months of hire.
For employees who provide outreach mobile services, maintenance of a valid driver’s license and good driving record is required. This may include passenger on flights and occasional overnight stays at assigned sites. Employees are held to the Sanford category driver's license policy and medical guidelines when applicable for job duties.
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Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-27253