Cardiac Sonography\/Echocardiography Technologist, Full Time - Days, $10k Sign on Bonus, MPG: MPG - Cardiac Services
Memorial Healthcare System

Pembroke Pines, Florida

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Job Info


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Summary:
Performs diagnostic 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.

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Detailed responsibilities:
• Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.
• When ordered, prepares and administers ultrasound enhancing agents (UEA) and/or medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition continually and reports changes in status as thorough comprehensive preliminary report of study data to Physician staff.
• Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.
• Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits and reports scan results.
• May have to travel to satellite locations to perform diagnostic procedures.

Competencies and skills:
Essential:
• STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
• CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
• ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
• RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
• PATIENT ASSESSMENT AND CARE - SONOGRAPHY/ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY: Assesses and provides patient care prior to and during procedures, considering medical condition, age and diversity.
• PATIENT POSITIONING AND PROCEDURES - SONOGRAPHY/ECHOCARDIOGR: Performs imaging procedures on all anatomical areas of the body.
• IMAGE PRODUCTION, ANALYSIS AND ARCHIVAL - SONOGRAPHY/ECHOCAR: Applies appropriate imaging factors, conducts image analysis and utilizes archival techniques.
• PROBLEM SOLVING: Ability to identify, analyze and effectively solve problems.
• PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"

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Education:
Essential:
• Accredited Program

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Education specialization:
Essential:
• Ultrasound Technologist

Credentials:
Essential:
• American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
• BLS Certification

Education equivalent experience:
Essential:
• Graduate of an accredited Ultrasound Technologist or Diagnostic Medical Sonographer program.

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Other information:
Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Work Experience: One (1) year experience imaging congenital heart defect and surgical repair at an accredited ICAEL institution. ••Joe DiMaggio Preference: In lieu of one year of experience, will accept new grads (within 1 year of graduation).

••Appropriate Florida State Licensure depending on modality of supervision. Obtain American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) RDCS (AE) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) RCS Credential within six months of hire.Must have reliable transportation for roles supporting Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital.

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Working conditions:
Essential:
• Bending and Stooping ; ; ; 60.00%
• Keyboard Entry ; ; ; 60.00%
• Kneeling ; ; ; 40.00%
• Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater ; ; ; 40.00%
• Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient ; ; ; 60.00%
• Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient ; ; ; 60.00%
• Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient ; ; ; 60.00%
• Reaching ; ; ; 60.00%
• Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm ; ; ; 60.00%
• Sitting ; ; ; 60.00%
• Squatting ; ; ; 40.00%
• Standing ; ; ; 60.00%
• Walking ; ; ; 60.00%
• Audible Speech ; ; ; 80.00%
• Hearing Acuity ; ; ; 80.00%
• Depth Perception ; ; ; 80.00%
• Distinguish Color ; ; ; 80.00%
• Seeing - Far ; ; ; 80.00%
• Seeing - Near ; ; ; 80.00%
• Bio hazardous Waste ; ; ; 40.00%
• Biological Hazards - Respiratory ; ; ; 40.00%
• Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion ; ; ; 40.00%
• Blood and/or Bodily Fluids ; ; ; 40.00%
• Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens ; ; ; 40.00%
• Computer Monitor ; ; ; 60.00%
• Moving Mechanical Parts ; ; ; 60.00%
• Needles/Sharp Objects ; ; ; 60.00%
• Radiation ; ; ; 20.00%
• Wet or Slippery Surfaces ; ; ; 40.00%

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Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.


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