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Cardiac Echo Sonographer

Location
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
4 Aug 2022

Ghost RX is looking for a qualified Cardiac Echo Sonographer to work at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN.

Local and travel contracts are available.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Active unrestricted State License from any State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States or the District of Columbia
  • The ability to pass a government background clearance mandatory for this position

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Active Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association
  • American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) certification

SHIFT EXPECTATIONS:

  • Start date: ASAP
  • Contract length: 3, 12, & 12+ month options
  • Monday - Friday (no weekends)
  • Typical shifts: 06:00-16:30, 07:30-16:00, 08:00-16:30, 10:00-18:30, 08:00-18:30

CORE DUTIES:

  • Requires comprehensive knowledge of cardiac anatomy, disease states and the ability to skillfully use all echo modalities.
  • Explains routine and non-routine procedures to patients and other authorized individuals to ally fear of process, relieve anxiety to achieve proper positioning.
  • Observe the patient s condition, making notation of pertinent information, vital signs and other clinical information in accordance with the established practices and in response to physician demand or changes in the patient s condition.
  • Recognizes serious patient abnormalities and individualizes each recording to the needs of the situation to produce reliable tracings of diagnostic quality.
  • Performs cardiac ultrasound examinations and quantifies observed abnormalities, including complex calculations of valve areas and alterations in function and ejection fraction.
  • Measure pulmonary artery pressures, valve areas, cardiac output, cardiac chambers, gradients and flow assessments.

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    Details

    • Job Reference: 677701954-2
    • Date Posted: 4 August 2022
    • Recruiter: Ghost RX
    • Location: Sioux Falls, South Dakota
    • Salary: On Application
    • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
    • Job Type: Permanent