ECHO SONOGRAPHER - $5,000 Sign-On
Full-Time / Part-Time / Weekend-Option/Baylor Shift Openings!
This opportunity provides the wide scope of testing opportunities in OR, TEE, LVAD, and TAVR procedures! Join a great hardworking team and be a part of the integration of the education program supporting the Cardiology Fellowship.
A specialized cardiac sonographer who independently performs echocardiograms on a professional level including but not limited to; Transesophageal (TTE) echo, Transthoracic (TTE) echo, stress echo, 3D, Doppler color Doppler and Strain imaging echocardiograms in in-patient (IP), outpatient (OP) and off site settings.
The results of these exams are used to directly impact the course of patient care.
Formal Education Required:
Completion of a Sonography program from an accredited school of ultrasound technology. OR One (1) year of full-time cardiac echocardiography experience OR completion of an approved Echo Trainee Program OR Summa Sonographer Intern requirements
Experience and Training:
- Registered in field of experience (RVS, RVT, RDMS, RCS, and RDCS).
- Basic Life Support
- Completion of an approved Echo sonography program.
Other Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
a. Ability to make knowledgeable independent clinical assessments and judgements
b. Ability to quickly assess and resolve scanning, technical and patient care issues interacting in a professional manner with limited supervision.
c. Ability to assume collaborative relationship communicate with physicians and other allied health care professionals.
d. Ability to communicate and interact with respect towards other personnel, physicians patients, family members, customers and visitors, understanding there needs in a professional, caring and effectively manner with self-respect and dignity.
e. Provides high level professional quality echocardiogram examination in this modality on a routine basis
f. Ability to calibrate and operate equipment.
g. Ability to lift and transport patients and equipment.
h. Ability to independently prioritize work and effectively resolve problems.
i. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
j. Ability to work as a team member.
k. Population Specific Competency: Ability to effectively interact with populations of patients/customers with an understanding of their needs for self-respect and dignity.
Level of Physical Demands:
a. Heavy: Exerts 50-100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or ten to 20 pounds of force continuously to move objects.
Summa Health System is recognized as one of the region’s top employers by a number of third party organizations, including NorthCoast 99. Exceptional candidates gravitate to Summa because of its culture, passion for delivering excellent service to our patients and families commitment to our philosophy of servant leadership, collegial working relationships at every level of the organization and competitive pay and benefits.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Work Location: One location