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Cardiac Sonographer

Date Posted: 04/16/2024

Requisition Number: 3848

Location: CHA Everett Hospital

Work Days: 3 days per week M-F, rotating on call weekend

Category: ALLIED HEALTH

Department: Heart Station

Job Type: PT20Plus HPW

Work Shift: Day

Hours/Week: 24.00

Union: Yes

Union Name: CH Laborers 380


$5K SIGN ON BONUS FOR NEWLY HIRED STAFF


DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:

The CHA Cardio-vascular department, under the direction of the Cardiology Medical Director and Network Cardiovascular Manager provides a variety of diagnostic testing services, including Stress Tests, Cardiac ultrasound, vascular testing, event and holter monitors.

Summary:
Performs a broad spectrum of non-invasive cardiovascular test to provide medical specialists with data for diagnostic purposes

Responsibilities:
• Performs a wide range of cardiovascular non-invasive tests according to an established protocol, in a manner that effectively promotes and supports the efficient operation of the department, including:
o Cardiovascular 2-D imaging, color flow, spectral display, continuous and pulsed wave Doppler
o Exercise/pharmacologic stress, harmonics and contrast imaging
o Holter scanning
• Recognizes adequate vs inadequate data collection, and prepares preliminary report in a form presentable for physician interpretation
• Recognizes abnormalities and life threatening findings and reports to physician or nursing unit as indicated. Documents notification as part of Quality Improvement activities
• Responds appropriately to situations which require immediate action and judgement in the area of patient care. Summons appropriate help and institutes necessary measures when confronted with emergencies
• Strictly obeys isolation and infection control procedures and demonstrates knowledge of fire and safety procedures
• Uses computerized data base to generate reports and enter hospital charges on a timely basis
• Acts as a liaison when necessary with physicians and their staff to expedite procedures and results
• Performs other cross trained modalities as necessary
• Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


• Education/Training:
Accredited Allied Health Program, registry eligible
• Certifications:
BLS/CPR
• Work Experience:
Previous clinical background required


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