Cardiac Sonographer - .2 FTE - Days - Kish Hospital

Imaging and Radiology
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Performs Echocardiography procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail. The technologist may be involved with patients of the physician in any medical setting for which the physician is responsible. It is a requirement of the position that call be taken as assigned, including evening, weekends and holiday call. This position may include rotation of weekend coverage.

The Cardiac Sonographer provides care that is consistent with the following:

The ARDMS Ultrasound Practice Standards

The Patient’s bill of Rights

The ARDMS Code of Ethics

 The Policies and Procedures set forth by Kishwaukee Community Hospital

Education: Completion of ARDMS accredited program specializing in Cardiovascular Ultrasound or a minimum of 5 years comparable work experience required.

RDCS registration highly preferred.

Experience is necessary in the following areas:
Adult and Pediatric Echocardiography, Adult Stress Echos, TEE’s

Credentials: ARDMS (RDCS) Registration or eligible and/or an appropriate credential in echocardiography from CCI (RCS – Registered Cardiac Sonographer) within 9 months of employment.

Skills: Verbal and written communication skills necessary to understand
instructions, medical terminology, and concepts

Communication skills in order to talk with a patient, family, or
hospital staff

Ability to use proper body mechanics in lifting, pushing, and

Ability to exercise independent judgment in time of need and
emergency situations

Commitment to the maintenance of positive and effective working
relationships with all hospital personnel

Knowledge of abuse/neglect



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