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Cardiac Sonographer - Atrium Health Cabarrus - FT Day

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$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Concord, NC, United States
Job ID: 74515
Job Family: Radiology Services
Specialty: Cardiology
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Day Mon - Fri, rotating weekends and call
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11141004832062-Echocardiography

Overview

This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible. Cardiac Sonographers with a minimum of 1 year of experience are eligible for a bonus of $10,000 for Full Time positions and $5,000 for Part Time Positions. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits packages, paid time off, and a Career Advancement Ladder that reward you for year of experience within your area of specialty.

 

Job Summary Performs cardiac ultrasound studies including 2D, M-Mode, pulsed and color flow, stress echo in a physician office or hospital setting. Essential Functions

  • Performs diagnostic echocardiograms and stress echo procedures as ordered by physicians.
  • Records quality information while performing echocardiographic imaging and following procedural guidelines and protocols.
  • Explains procedures and possible side effects to the patient or family members.
  • Confirms all physician requests and evaluates patients’ clinical history for proper clinical indicators and possible contraindications for procedure requested.
  • Collaborates with physician to ensure quality patient care.
  • Operates equipment used to perform echocardiograms.
  • Maintains patient medical records.
  • Organizes 3 stages involved in the reporting process: study completion, physician interpretation and final report.
  • Submits final reports to appropriate nursing unit, physician office or medical records as requested.
  • Performs portable diagnostic echocardiograms.
  • Accepts charge and preceptor responsibilities upon request.
  • Takes call, works weekends and rotates holidays as needed.

Physical Requirements

Involves exposure to infectious/contagious diseases and hazardous materials. Environment is climate controlled. Light to moderate physical requirements with frequent walking, standing, stooping and reaching. Lifting of up to 200 pounds of weight with assistance. Pushing and pulling of up to 450 pounds.

Education, Experience and Certifications

High School Diploma or GED required. Completion of a cardiac ultrasound training program required. Completion of certification or registry in Echocardiography (RDCS) required. BLS required. At least two years experience preferred. Meets all qualifications of Echocardiography Tech II ladder requirements.