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Cardiac Sonographer II

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Organization:SDH-Sutter Davis HospitalPosition Overview: -Competently performs diagnostic cardiac sonography procedures to assess cardiac structures and hemodynamics in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values and mission of the organization. Responsible for all commonly performed echocardiography procedures in the department with a high level of competence.

In addition to those performed by the Level I performs:
- Transesophageal echocardiograms with or without three dimensional imaging
- Intra operative transesophageal echocardiograms
- Structural Heart Procedures in the cardiac Cath lab
- complex congenital pediatric echocardiograms

May also be responsible for performing specific procedures and/or orient other staff to the departmentJob Description:EDUCATION

  • Graduate from an accredited Cardiac Sonography Program.CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
    • RDCS-Registered Cardiac Sonographer, at least one of the following specialty certifications: (AE) - Adult Echocardiography Certification or (PE) - Pediatric Echocardiography Certification
    • BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare ProviderPREFERRED EXPERIENCE AS TYPICALLY ACQUIRED IN:
      • 2 years experience of clinical and practical as typically acquired during an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program.SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
        • Intermediate knowledge of diagnostic cardiac sonography principles, procedures, and views as well as the operation and maintenance of imaging equipment, including some experience responding to traumas and various hospital emergencies.
        • Proficient in performing cardiac sonographic examinations with a solid understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology so as to recognize, prioritize and communicate suspicious or abnormal results.
        • Possess written and verbal communications skills to explain sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences, including non-medical people.
        • Well-developed time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized operating procedures and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadline
        • Working knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) and related information systems (Radiology (RIS), laboratory (LIS), electronic health records (EHR), EPIC, and picture archive and communication system (PACS).
        • Prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies, procedures, and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.
        • Work independently, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions.
        • Identify, evaluate and resolve standard problems by selecting appropriate solutions from established options.
        • Ensure the privacy of each patient's PHI.
        • Build collaborate relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.License/Certifications:BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider - American Heart Association, RCS-Registered Cardiac Sonographer - Cardiovascular Credentialing InternationalEducation:Healthcare Certificate: Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Required)Job Shift:VariedSchedule:Part TimeShift Hours:8Days of the Week:VariableWeekend Requirements:Every other WeekendBenefits:YesUnions:NoPosition Status: Non-ExemptWeekly Hours:24Employee Status:RegularNumber of Openings:1Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.Schedule/Shift: Regular/ SHIFT_NEXMPT_AM_8_40

Keywords: Sutter Health, Fairfield , Cardiac Sonographer II, Healthcare , Fairfield, California

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