At WellStar, we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
Wellstar West Georgia in LaGrange, Georgia is seeking a FT Echo-Vascular Sonographer. The Echo-Vascular Sonographer functions in a dual-role position as both Echo Technologist and Vascular Sonographer. As such, must conform to the job roles and responsibilities of that both provide: The Echo-Vascular Sonographer functions under the direction of the System Manager or Chief Technologist and is responsible for performing all cardiac imaging; which includes, if performed at your designated facility, adult, pediatric, trans esophageal and stress echocardiograms. As well as perform all vascular imaging including: 2D scans, duplex imaging, Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) with and without exercise, and doppler studies. Perform measurements and calculations according to laboratory protocol, provides written or an oral summary of preliminary findings to the interpreting Physician, is responsible for the safety and well-being of all patients in the department, must possess the ability to communicate effectively with the patient(s) and health care team, must be flexible with work hours to meet department needs. Must be dependable, accountable and cooperative. Have the knowledge and ability to properly and safely obtain a quality diagnostic study. The Echo-Vascular Sonographer may also be asked to inject/administer Ultrasound Image Enhancing Agents as well as saline bubble studies. Perform other work-related duties as assigned. Must be available to take call, work weekends and Holidays on a rotating basis.
Required Minimum Education:
- High school diploma or equivalent from accredited program required.
- Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography program or an accredited Cardiovascular Technology program preferred.
Required Minimum Certification:
- Vascular Certification: ARDMS(VS) or ARRT-VS, or CCI (RVT) and Echo certification: CCI (RCS) or ARDMS (RDCS-AE)
- BLS certification
Required Minimum Experience:
- Minimum of one-year experience in echocardiography or vascular sonography
Registered Vascular Technologist
Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer
American Registry Of Radiologic Technologists (Arrt) Certified