Cooperate and actively participate in the accreditation application (ICAVL/ICAEL) and re-application process. Perform ultrasonic exams on the heart great vessels and other cardiovascular structures in all areas of the medical center including but not limited to the department at the bedside Emergency Room and the Operating Room. ill integrate the imaging needs of the patient with other care providers to achieve desired results.
The sonographer will keep current on technological advances within cardiovascular imaging and is well versed in appropriate clinical area. Actively cross-train to echocardiography/vascular and acquire the skills necessary to work autonomously in both areas. Use appropriate technique for intravenous line insertion and ultrasound contrast media administration when the use of contrast is required. Echo Vascular Technologist will work Day or Evening Shift.
REQUIREMENTS: • 1 year of acute care cardiovascular experience required. Experience in performing of echocardiographic /vascular ultrasound examinations. • Required to function as a role model professional resource and coach for the CV Ultrasound staff physicians and ancillary departments. • Acquire the necessary skills to perform new ultrasonic examinations as they are added to the department product line. • Must hold active registry or be in the process of obtaining (must be completed within 120 days of hire date) with either or American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (offering RVT or RDCS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (offering CCT RCIS RCS or RVS) in the specialty of adult or pediatric echocardiography and or vascular technology.
• EDUCATION: Associate Degree in Cardiovascular Technology or Applied Sciences or Bachelors Degree or equivalent education and experience required. RDCS/RCS and RVT is preferred. American Heart Association CPR certification for health care providers is required within 60 days of employment.
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