Job Code: 08936-69324
Sky Ridge Medical Center is a full-service, acute care hospital and medical campus that features beautifully appointed private patient rooms, patient and family friendly amenities and a reputation for outstanding clinical care and world-class service. We offer a depth and breadth of care through our many services, from comprehensive Cardiac Care and Cancer Programs to an expansive Birth Place and Spine & Total Joint Center . With the completion of our expansion, you will have access to our campus gym, free 1000-space parking structure and continued shuttle service, just to name a few. Our goal is that Sky Ridge is the workplace of choice for not only our current employees but those seeking exciting, new career opportunities. POSITION SUMMARY:
Performs echocardiography on inpatients and outpatients to record and assess wall motion, valvular function, and kinesis of the heart, for use in the diagnosis of cardiac disorders and valvular disorders. Participates in stress testing, TEE, non-invasive cardiopulmonary diagnostic testing, upon the request of the provider. Other ancillary duties related to the position may include, but are not limited to, participation in Quality assurance/performance improvement projects related to departmental activities, inventory and stocking of supplies in locations that testing is performed, entering patient data, charges daily upon completion of the test, preparing exercise data and related paperwork for physician interpretation and processing. The technologist will participate in maintaining Echo Accreditation and perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Registered Cardiac Diagnostic Sonographer
Minimum one year technical training in an approved AMA/ACCA Sonographer Program with a
Certificate of Completion.
Minimum one year of recent Hospital or Clinical experience preferred.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must demonstrate competency in all areas of echocardiography including transthoracic echo, transesophageal echo, stress echo, and pharmocologic induced stress echo. Must have basic knowledge of 12 Lead EKG interpretation. Must have basic computer skills. Demonstrates good organizational skills. Provides safe and appropriate patient care within the Values & Standards of Nursing Practice at SMC. Displays appropriate judgment and problem solving skills. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers.
Degree of Supervision Required: Minimal supervision. Individual proceeds with own initiative in compliance with policies, procedures and practices prescribed by Sky Ridge Medical Center.
Associate's Degree/College Diploma
Last Edited: 02/12/2018