Icon hamburger

Create Job Alert.

Enter your email below to save this search and receive job recommendations for similar positions.
Thank you. We'll send jobs matching these to
You already suscribed to this job alert.
No Thanks
What job do you want?

Create Job Alert.

Get similar jobs sent to your email

Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply on company site

You’re being taken to an external site to apply.

Create an account to get recommended jobs that match your resume and apply to multiple jobs in seconds!
On the next page, you'll build a resume in 3 steps thanks to our AI technology
8-15 characters
Contains Number
Contains Lowercase
Contains Uppercase
Contains Special Character

You’re being taken to an external site to apply.

Enter your email below to receive job recommendations for similar positions.
Sonographer (ECHO) at ECHN

Sonographer (ECHO)

ECHN Manchester, CT Full-Time
Apply on company site

Create Job Alert.

Get similar jobs sent to your email

POSITION SUMMARY: The Echosonographer reports to the Manager of Cardiology Services and under the direction of a Cardiologist, performs exams at technical level that does not require direct supervision over technical detail.# Conducts a variety of Echo exams including Doppler, Transesophagel Echo, Bubble and Contrast exams.# Uses independent judgment, ingenuity and acquired knowledge to obtain quality diagnostic images. # EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION: Associates Degree from an accredited school of diagnostic medical imaging strongly preferred.# In lieu of an Associates degree candidates currently possessing a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer certification with 10+ years of experience will be considered. Must obtain Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) of Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) certification within one year of hiring and maintain registration by obtaining 30 Continuous Medical Education Credits (CMES) every 24 months. Must become certified in Basic Cardiac Life Support within 90 days of hire and maintain clinical competency during employment. # EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 2 years relevant experience preferred. Experience in working with and caring for all age groups of patients Bilingual in English/Spanish is desirable, but not required # # # COMPETENCIES: Complete knowledge of physics, anatomy, medical terminology, sterile technique, and universal precaution as it relates to Echocardiograpy practice is necessary. Excellent interpersonal verbal and written and communications skills with patients from all age groups as well as Nursing Stations, Physicians, and co-workers Must have access to reliable transportation to travel between multiple work sites as travel is required to perform the essential functions of the position. Ability to work cooperatively with department staff by sharing in taking required rotational #call# hours. # # ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: Disclaimer: Job descriptions are not intended, nor should they be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.# They are intended to be accurate reflections of the principal duties and responsibilities of this position.# These responsibilities and competencies listed below may change from time to time.# Eastern Connecticut Health Network reserves the right to change or assign other duties and responsibilities to this position # Provides appropriate clinical care to the patient before, during and after to assure the patient#s comfort.# Properly prepares and positions patients taking care that IV#s, catheters and oxygen leads, etc., remain intact and are handled with care. Exhibits a constant awareness of sterile practice, and initiates all procedures using appropriate Infection Control Procedure.# Coordinates patient#s medical needs with the Stress Nurse. Applies expertise and knowledge of machine functionality during patient exam to obtain quality images.# Verifies that all exam images are received by the PACs system for Cardiologist#s review.# Reports any equipment malfunctions to supervisor and/or Bio-Med. Accurately completes computer (Meditech) patient procedure documentation.# Assures the accuracy of documentation understanding that all items will be charged to the patient#s hospital bill.# Is available to Cardiologist for review and discussion. Independently responds on call basis to perform procedures.# Drives to affiliate and/or contracted location to provide services as may be required.# Travels to the Emergency Room and/or Intensive Care Unit and or Operating Room with portable equipment as needed Responsible to insert IVs and administer Definity. Independently runs one#s own schedule and properly documents patient flow while remaining sensitive to patients care and other co-workers needs and desires.# Remains flexible in patient flow in order to accommodate daily emergency calls and requests for inpatient procedures.# Assists in obtaining transportation for patients when procedures are scheduled by internal Hospitalists, Physicians, etc. Works cooperatively to accomplish all tasks as a member of the Team. Adheres to established department procedures for storage, administration on billing of contrast material.

Recommended skills

Operating Theater
Spanish Language
Emergency Departments
Registered Cardiac Sonographer
Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply on company site

Help us improve Careerbuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this job

Report this Job

Once a job has been reported, we will investigate it further. If you require a response, submit your question or concern to our Trust and Site Security Team

Job ID: PGM-CC-5148_11257

Careerbuilder TIP

For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using Careerbuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the Careerbuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.