Cardiac Sonographer PRN in Logan, WV at Logan Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 9/14/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Logan Regional Medical Center

JOB PURPOSE: PROVIDES DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT OF CARDIAC ANATOMY, GLOBAL AND SEGMENTAL CARDIAC FUNCTION, AND INTERROGATES INTRACARDIAC BLOOD FLOW PATTERNS AND DYNAMICS BY UTILIZATION OF DOPPLER ECHO- CARDIOGRAPHY.

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The position of echocardiographer or cardiac sonographer is a highly skilled individual.  They must possess qualifications and credentials which include not only  an academic foundation but also clinically based  in nature.  The entry-level of knowledge, skills, and experience for a new employee to successfully perform the specific job requirements for this position in the cardiopulmonary department  at Logan Regional Medical Center are as follows:
  • Satisfactory completion of  a Cardiac Ultrasound/Doppler training program and at least one year of independent clinical experience;  or board eligible for credentialing  by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in the specialty of echocardiography.
  • Pursual   ( and ultimate attainment )  of    registry credentialing  will be required for satisfactory performance in this position.
  • Ability to communicate  and work with patients of all age groups and particularly the older and geriatric population.
  • Ability to integrate data from patient’s charts, laboratory files, verbal interrogation of the patient,  patient’s history and medications,  and the data contained on the request for service form.
  • Ability to assess measurements and acquired data in terms of relativity as it relates to disease entity, medications,  or patient’s age.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the cardiologist or physician responsible for making the final interpretation.
  • Ability  to study and learn new skills to promote a dynamic diagnostic lab practice and promote a patient-oriented quality of service.
  • Ability to maintain test,  record,  and patient confidentiality.
  • Satisfactory performance  in  all major areas of last evaluation  and good attendance record.

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