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Cardiac Sonographer

High Point, NC, United States
Job ID: 41986
Job Family: Allied Health-Tech
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Rotating 3-12 hour shifts. One Saturday per month. Rotation of on call required
Remote Opportunity: No
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12511085232058-Cardiology

Overview

Cardiology - the compassionate care of hearts, straight from the heart! The Cardiology Team at High Point Medical Center is eager to expand - we are in search of a skilled Cardiac Sonographer to become a part of our close-knit family. Embrace your passion and join us in the mission of nurturing hearts! 

The Cardiac Sonographer performs top-notch cardiac ultrasound scans, provides observation summaries of scans, assists during invasive procedures, manages scheduling and clerical tasks, and contributes to the ultrasound call plan. They also offer guidance and support to other sonographers when needed.

What We Offer: 

  • Day 1 Health Coverage: 
  • Wellness Incentives: 
  • Education Reimbursement: 
  • Parental Benefits: 
  • Retirement: 
  • Clinical Ladder: 

Where You’ll Work: In today’s high-tech, fast-paced health care environment, High Point Medical Center sets itself apart by putting patients first. Our patients’ needs, wants, comfort and satisfaction drive every decision we make and each action we take. As a leader in understanding the needs of our region and in providing exceptional health services to citizens today and for many generations to come, we embark on our second century of care.

Position Highlights: 

  • Shift Schedule: Full-Time, Rotating 4 10-hour day shifts during the week + every fifth Saturday; on-call rotation responsibilities
  • Relocation Assistance: Enjoy up to $3,000 in relocation expenses, provided the candidate meets the eligibility requirements. Paid within the first 30 days of employment.
  • Location: High Point Medical Center

What You’ll Need:

  • Graduate of an AMA-approved School of Radiologic Technology or Ultrasound Course, or CMA-accredited Diagnostic Ultrasound program; Associate’s Degree Preferred
  • Current CPR Certification Required - BLS
  • Valid Sonographer Registration, ARRT(S), RDMS, or RDCS Credentials accepted – required to be registered within 1 year of hire & in Cardiology Specialties within 2 years of hire
  • 1 year of patient-related experience Preferred
  • Proficient communication skills with diverse age groups and skill levels, and able to foster positive working relationships.
  • Aptitude for mentoring fellow sonographers' and trainees’ work.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively & make sound decisions in high-stress settings that require multitasking, organization, and prioritization while maintaining composure.

Job Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  1. Conduct Quality Scans: Provide echocardiogram services across various locations and schedules as needed; proficiently perform a range of scans as requested, adhering to protocols. 
  2. Maintain Records: Report accurate data and analyze patient records, maintain confidentiality of files, and effectively explain procedures to patients and their families, in developmentally appropriate terms.
  3. Quality Improvement: Participate in quality improvement exercises and evaluates technical data, implementing changes as needed to improve quality, accuracy, and patient outcomes.
  4. Cultivate Relationships:  Promote a collaborative work environment within department; responsible for mentoring students and other staff members as requested. 
  5. Responsible for Equipment: Operate equipment needed for procedures and perform routine cleaning & minor maintenance on equipment as needed; report malfunctions to manager.

If you are a Cardiac Sonographer looking to make a difference in patient care, we welcome you to be a part of our team at High Point Medical Center. Join us and experience the fulfillment of providing exceptional healthcare in a supportive and dynamic environment.  Apply today!