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Cardiac Sonographer - Maryview Medical Center

Company: Bon Secours
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

With a legacy that spans over 150 years, Bon Secours is a network that is dedicated to providing excellent care through exceptional people. At every level, everyone on our teams have embraced the call to provide compassionate care. Here, you can work with others who share common values, and use your skills to help extend care to all of our communities.You could be eligible for a $15,000 Sign On Bonus for this role!!!As a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Bon Secours exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Bon Secours seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.Cardiac Sonographer Maryview Medical CenterHours: Full-time, daysPrimary Function/General Purpose of PositionThe Cardiac Sonographer performs diagnostic, non-invasive and invasive cardiac exams on patients using ultrasound testing equipment to evaluate the heart. Testing modalities include Transthoracic Echocardiography, Transesophageal Echocardiography, and Cardiac Stress testing. On-Call is required.Essential Job FunctionsPerforms high quality diagnostic echocardiography examinations using ultrasound testing equipment to evaluate the heart during Transthoracic Echocardiography, Transesophageal Echocardiography, and Cardiac Stress testing examinations and adheres to exam protocols except when deviation is clinically necessary.Prepares patients for procedures, including explaining the procedure and providing instructions in order to obtain the desired results, gain cooperation, and minimize patient anxiety.Administers imaging enhancement agents in accordance with department policies.Contacts referring physician (or other appropriate medical personnel) for clarification prior to performing an exam if there is a suspicion that the exam order is incorrect.Utilizes the hospital electronic medical record to review patient information, enter preliminary reporting, and document any critical findings in accordance with department policy.Completes assigned tasks in a time frame appropriate for the situation.Demonstrates behaviors consistent with the Mission and Values of Bon Secours Mercy Health and adheres to the standards and policies set forth by the corporate responsibility program, including the duty to comply with applicable laws and regulations, and reporting to Manager (or Corporate Responsibility line) any suspected unethical, fraudulent, or unlawful acts of practice.Adheres to all standards and policies regarding safety initiatives, infection control policies, and protecting patient confidentiality.Demonstrates ability to perform non-invasive and invasive cardiac exams at the level of proficiency.Demonstrate knowledge of cardiac anatomy, exam procedures, interpretation criteria, and correlation of cardiac exam results with other hospital procedures.This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.Licensing/CertificationCredentialed in echocardiography by one of the following organizations required at date of hire:Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).BLS Basic Life Support American Heart Association (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care) (required)EducationAssociates degree in a applied health science field with a concentration in cardiovascular technology, ultrasonography or other related study (preferred)Work ExperienceMinimum of one year of experience as a Cardiac Sonographer (preferred)TrainingEPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) (preferred)Picture archiving communication system (PACS) (preferred)Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.comby Jobble

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