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Cardio Sonographer II (per diem) - Cardiology

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Beverly Hills, CA 90209
The Cardiac Sonographer II, supports patient care by performing echocardiogram procedures as directed by the physician. Demonstrates proficiency with the use of ultrasound equipment and associated procedures. This position performs routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians and other health practitioners running smoothly. **ESSENTIALDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES** include the following. Demonstrates clinical competency and technical skills as Sonographer Uses appropriate techniques with ultrasound equipment to supply diagnostic studies based upon physician request. Performs a variety of technical procedures that will require independent judgment for diagnosis Demonstrate capability to provide high quality imaging Knowledgeable about advanced imaging features to support enhanced capturing of data Appropriately acquire echocardiographic measurements per protocol, create digital preliminary reports for the interpreting physician, and verbally communicate preliminary findings to the interpreting physician Ability to review a physician order to verify appropriateness for order being performed Acts as a role model in providing care; assists in precepting Cardio Sonographers I. Aids in new staff orientation Ability to retrieve studies from PACS for review Follow standardize work practices **Perform appropriate infection control processes** Provide an environment of care that supports patient safety Addresses patient educational needs as pertains to requested studies Prepare patients for the study Supports IAC Standards and Guidelines Demonstrates knowledge of regulatory requirements Assures accuracy data for clinical reports, demographics and billing information for physician reports Support team approach and service focus work with colleagues in a "team approach" to encourage a positive and service-oriented image for the department. Respond to requests in a timely and professional manner. Utilize professional language and action at all times. Performs other duties as assigned **EDUCATION and/orEXPERIENCE** Three (3) years experience performing echocardiographic studies is required. **LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:** Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) or Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) is required. BLS from American Heart Association is required. **EXPERIENCE:** Ability to problem-solve and prioritize assignment. Ability to read, write and comprehend medical information. Proven customer service and patient care skills. Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing. Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and anatomical variations as it relates in acquiring diagnostic information. Knowledge of computer, equipment, systems and software. Working knowledge of Cardio PACS system. Knowledge of physical principles and instruments in sonography. Maintains department objectives and goals. Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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Posted: 2019-10-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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Cardio Sonographer II (per diem) - Cardiology

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Beverly Hills, CA 90209

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