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Cardiac Sonographer - Full-Time Days

Northwestern Medicine
City: 
Chicago
State: 
Illinois
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
No
Required degree level: 
Other

Learns and applies echocardiograph techniques in order to competently perform all commonly applied procedures according to set protocols established by cardiologists. Develops proficiency in performing these procedures. Ensures procedures are performed within designated time frames in order to maintain the daily schedule without unnecessary patient waiting time, cancellations and/or reschedules.Coordinates communications between referring physicians, departmental physicians and staff, nursing units and/or hospital staff to facilitate smooth patient and staff flow, inpatient transportation, scheduling, supply replenishment, equipment repair and problem-solving.Becomes knowledgeable in laboratory protocol, measuring heart chamber size and wall thickness, scanning techniques, preliminary interpretation of M-mode, two-dimensional, planar Doppler flow studies, 3D echo, as well as Stress Echoes.Additional Functions, Demonstrates ongoing commitment to learning color flow mapping and newer procedures and masters these procedures within acceptable time frames.Fulfills reading requirements associated with procedures to ensure better understanding of purpose of procedures and how to conduct preliminary interpretations of procedure results.AA/EOE
Required:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience performing Echocardiography exams.

Desired:
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience performing Echocardiography exams.
  • Bachelors degree in health science field. Required, RDCS or RCS. Desired, ACLS and CPR.

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