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Cardiac Sonographer (Full Time) - Inpatient

Company: Rochester Regional Health
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

The Rochester Regional Sands-Constellation Heart Institute (SCHI) is recognized across Rochester and Western New York as a center of excellence in diagnosing, preventing, treating, and managing heart disease and conditions.--With multiple accolades from U.S. News & World Report, and as one of the largest--cardiac programs in New York State,--SCHI has been named among the top 10% in the nation for cardiology services. *Now Offering Enhanced Signing and Retention Bonuses*SUMMARYThe Cardiac Sonographer will perform medically prescribed diagnostic echocardiographic procedures to assess cardiac structures and hemodynamics, utilizing various modes and techniques, including but not limited to 2-dimensional, M-Mode, color flow, pulse wave, and continuous wave Doppler, in accordance with accepted protocols.STATUS: Full TimeLOCATION: Newark Wayne Community Hospital DEPARTMENT: Cardiac Care SCHEDULE: Flexible (Outpatient Coverage: Monday - Friday and/or Inpatient Coverage: Scheduled Weekends, Evenings & On-Call)LICENSURE Appropriate credential in echocardiography from: Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) from American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS).RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Utilizes imaging protocols established by American Society of Echocardiography, ICAEL Echo Standards.
  • Utilizes proper patient positioning techniques to obtain optimal image quality, and to avoid injury to patient and self.
  • Manipulates imaging control settings (i.e. Gain, Focus, Focus Range, and attenuation) to obtain optimal imaging quality.
  • Accesses preliminary diagnostic report attached to procedure to formulate a preliminary interpretation for the reading cardiologist, also provides preliminary comments for each structure examined.
  • Obtains and provides previous echocardiographic studies, for reading cardiologist, for comparison with current study, if available. Programs and Procedures include:
    • Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE)
    • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
    • Stress Echocardiography
    • TAVR, Mitraclip, VSD and PFO Closures
    • Actively Participating in Research StudiesROCHESTER REGIONAL BENEFITS
      • Annual Registry Reimbursement
      • 403(b)/Pension Plan
      • Paid Time Off and Holidays
      • Medical, Dental, Vision, & Hearing Benefits
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Forgiveness
      • Same-Day Pay
      • Certification Add-On Pay
      • Professional Advancement
      • Employee Referral Program Bonus EDUCATION LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS RDCS - Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS); RCS - Registered Cardiac Sonographer - Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

Keywords: Rochester Regional Health, Rochester , Cardiac Sonographer (Full Time) - Inpatient, Healthcare , Newark, New York

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