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Job Description

Job Title:
Cardiac Sonographer

Requisition #:
20-00028

Department:
INTERNAL MEDICINE

Location:
Southampton

Post Date:
2/3/2020

Required Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) OR Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) from Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) and Registered Vascular Technician (RVT). 
  • Minimum of two (2) years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Associates Degree with completion of ultrasound program
  • 2 years related experience in an Outpatient Practice setting

Description

SUMMARY: The Cardiac Sonographer provides high quality patient care utilizing the skills and knowledge of the profession.

 Job Duties & Essential Functions:

  • Performs echocardiograms and Vascular Ultrasound in accordance with established practices and procedures.
  • Applies knowledge of anatomy, physiology, positioning and imaging techniques to optimize the quality of ultrasound images.
  • Must safely perform all patient care responsibilities in accordance with professional standards and the organization’s policies and procedures.
  • Positions patient on examination table for optimum testing procedure and conditions.
  • Explains procedure in easy-to-understand terms based on professional knowledge to relieve patient of pre-testing anxiety.
  • Sets-up equipment to administer the particular procedure in a timely fashion
  • Must effectively determine and set priorities to meet patient needs.
  • Provide proper and accurate documentation of patient care in the patient medical record.
  • Ensures that patients receive timely and appropriate care
  • Maintains infection control precautions and identifies potential infection control problems.
  • Participate in Quality Assurance activities within the Department.
  • Participates in annual recertification training, compliance training, and HIPAA training, as well as all other mandatory in-service programs.
  • Conforms to policies and regulations governing patient rights and confidentiality of information.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned by management.
  • Obtain 15 hours of echo related CME over a 3 year period.

Special Notes

CPMP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Application Procedure

Per Diem Cardiac Sonographer- Stony Brook Internists, UFPC

Location: Southampton, NY

Schedule: Full-Time

Days/Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm, Variable hours possible









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