Performs diagnostic cardiac sonography procedures to assess cardiac structures and hemodynamics in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with policies, values and mission of the organization. Responsible for commonly performed echocardiography procedures with consistent proficiency.
Adheres to all local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure privacy and safety while delivering optimal patient care.
Other: Graduate from an accredited Cardiac Sonography Program.
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
RDCS-Registered Cardiac Sonographer
AE-Adult Echcardiography Certification
BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
General knowledge of diagnostic cardiac sonography principles, procedures, and views as well as the operation and maintenance of imaging equipment.
Capable of performing routine cardiac sonographic examinations as well as a basic understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology.
Possess written and verbal communications skills to explain sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences, including non-medical people.
Good time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized operating procedures and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadline
Basic knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) and related information systems (Radiology (RIS), laboratory (LIS), electronic health records (EHR), EPIC, and picture archive and communication system (PACS).
Work under close supervision or within clearly defined procedures to complete assignments within established timeframes.
Use existing procedures to identify and solve routine or standard problems.
Ensure the privacy of each patient’s PHI.
Build collaborate relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.
BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider - American Heart Association, RCS-Registered Cardiac Sonographer - Cardiovascular Credentialing International
Vocational/Technical/Trade Certificate: Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Required)
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