16 days old

Cardiovascular Sonographer

Prisma Health
Columbia, SC 29201
  • Job Code
    55663

BLS for Healthcare Providers required

Job Summary:

This job performs both technical tasks and clerical functions.  Responsible for performing echocardiograph studies and high quality peripheral vascular studies including duplex imaging and plethsmography of upper and lower extremity vasculature, abdominal viscera and cranial vessels.

All team members are responsible for bringing life to our Purpose Statement – Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference – through every action and every interaction at work. 

Responsibilities:

Maintains patient records and schedules patients.

Performs M-Mode, 2-D, Doppler and Color-Flow Doppler echocardiographs.

Performs all modalities of PV studies, i.e. venous, arterial, imaging, Doppler and plethsmography.

Reports findings verbally to ordering physicians under the direction of a physician approved to read studies in the lab.

Completes appropriate paperwork, i.e. mounts and measures echocardiographs, logs and indexes patients, prepares patient folders, maintains cross index of patients and studies.

Participates in meetings and conferences, shares in the instruction of new employees and residents and keeps physicians abreast of changes in the field.

Must maintain the appropriate number of CME credits required by ICAEL and ICAVL.

Responsible for Quality Assurance program and assists with research data.

Assists with overall operation of lab.

Requirements:

Education: 1-2 years echocardiography and vascular schooling experience preferred

Experience: 2 years of full-time echocardiography and vascular sonography preferred

License, Registry, or Certification Required: RCT or RDCS, and RVT preferred; 

Current BLS (Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers) required prior to start date directly through the American Red Cross, the American Heart Association, or the military. (To register: Blended Learning or In Person BLS through the American Red Cross; or Classroom or Skills Session BLS through the American Heart Association. Certification must include an in-person skills session.

Special Training: M-Mode, 2-D, Doppler, Color-Flow Doppler; basic life support; knowledge of non-invasive vascular studies, ultrasound equipment, anatomy , physiology, pathophysiology of the vascular tree; must possess skills necessary to treat patients of all ages to include infants, pediatrics, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients   

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Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-07-05

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