Cardiac Sonographer - .2 FTE - Days - Kish Hospital
- Jan 31, 2017 Post Date
- 0018287 Requisition #
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
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
Ability to use proper body mechanics in lifting, pushing, and
Ability to exercise independent judgment in time of need and
Commitment to the maintenance of positive and effective working
relationships with all hospital personnel
Knowledge of abuse/neglect