Cardiac Sonographer

Cardiac Sonographer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Cardiac Sonographer to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates exam for technical accuracy and diagnostic quality;
  • Prepares patient for exam and explains nature of tests to patient;
  • Produces diagnostic ultrasounds/echocardiograms according to established protocols;
  • Establish scheduling guidelines for specific off-site facilities; schedule patients as needed at sites without clerical support;
  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement;
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of “First Do No Harm”;
  • Monitor physiological status of patient when needed; assist in initiation and maintenance of emergency procedures;
  • Performs duties according to AHI safety and infection control policies and procedures;
  • Contact requesting service and/or access patient clinical history when appropriateness of requested procedure is in question;
  • Ensures informed consent forms are signed;
  • Performs office and clerical duties related to echo department;
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care;
  • Perform data entry and report generation at the CVC and off-site clinics;
  • Maintains a clean, safe orderly office, and an organized and safe environment;
  • Follow guidelines in reporting critical findings to scheduled Lab Attending.

Requirements:

  • Registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or Cardiac Credentialing International;
  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • NDMIRTBE licensed (upon hire);
  • RDCS, RCS or eligible;
  • Knowledge of echo technology, technical principles and procedures;
  • Strong professional references;
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare provider BLS required within 30 days of hire;
  • Thorough knowledge of human anatomy to optimize ultrasound images;
  • RDCS, CCI, or ARRT(S) registered;
  • Must have excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal skills;
  • RVT preferred but not required;
  • Full knowledge of the equipment to perform Echo procedures including calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting;
  • Knowledge of quality care standards for echocardiograms, Knowledge of safety requirements for staff, patients and visitors;
  • Capable of working autonomously.