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Cardiac Sonographer

Company: Marinhealth Medical Center
Location: Novato
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT MARINHEALTH a UCSF AffiliateCome and be a part of our healing team at the award-winning MarinHealth! Ranked in the top 3% of general hospitals in the country, we have made great strides since returning to our roots as an independent hospital. As Marin Countys only acute hospital and a vital resource for a wide range of essential health care services, it is our missionand our passionto excel in every medical specialty. We attract the finest physicians and employees who appreciate having the best of both worlds: the resources and medical sophistication of an academic medical center combined with the personalized, caring touch of an independent hospital. We have an exceptionally collaborative team that adheres to the highest service excellence standards to ensure that we deliver world-class, personalized care to patients. Our Joint-Commission accredited hospital has won numerous awards and certifications in delivering best-in-class health care in the San Francisco Bay Area. WHAT WE OFFERMarinHealth offers a generous suite of employee benefits, which includes a comprehensive and rich health benefits program (medical, dental, vision and prescription plans). Our robust Wellness @ Work program (e.g. onsite health & fitness classes, discounts, etc) also promotes a healthier lifestyle for employees and to support you on your Healthy Healer journey. Other benefits include, but are not limited to, a 403(b) contribution plan and company-funded retirement plan, life insurance, vacation, holiday and sick leave, which you will start accruing immediately. Our benefits are highly competitive and considered to be one of the best in the Bay Area! Find your healing place at MarinHealth. External hires must pass a background check and medical screen. Qualified applicants with arrest records and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability status and any other classifications protected by federal, state & local laws. JOB SUMMARY:The Cardiac Sonographer (CS) performs all echocardiograms and maintains supplies/records relevant to the Echocardiography department. The primary role of the Cardiac Sonographer is to obtain diagnostic recordings of cardiac ultrasound images, Stress Echos and Doppler hemodynamic data. JOB SPECIFICATIONS:EDUCATION

  • High School graduate required.
  • Graduate of a CAAHEP accredited diagnostic medical Sonography and Cardiovascular Technician program and/or eligible for RDCS credential. Must be RDCS within one year of employment. EXPERIENCEThree years full-time experience in an equivalent position preferred. PREREQUISITE SKILLSDemonstrates skill with scanning and reporting transthoracic, and stress echocardiographyArrhythmia interpretation skills preferred. LICENSE/REGISTRATION CERTIFICATION:
    • BLS certification.
    • Credentialed as RDCS/RDMS, or eligible. Must complete within one year of hire. PRIMARY CUSTOMER SERVED (Age Specific Criteria):( ) Toddlers 1 up to 3 years( ) Preschool Children 3 up to 6 years( ) School Age Children 6 up to 12 years( ) Adolescents 12 up to 18 years(X) Early Adults 18 up to 45 years(X) Middle Adults 45 up to 61 years(X) Late Adults 61 up to 80 years Employees in this position must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care and/or service based on the physical, psycho/social, educational, safety, and related criteria appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/her assigned service area. PATIENT PRIVACY (HIPPA Compliance):Employees in this position have access to protected health information. The protected health information a person in this position can access includes demographics, date of service, insurance/billing, medical record summary information, and all other information that may be contained in patient records. This position requires patient health information to perform the functions outlined as part of this position description DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:ESSENTIAL (not modifiable)1. Performs:
    • Transthoracic echocardiograms: 2-Dimensional, M-Mode, and Doppler (PW, CW, Color Flow), Agitated saline study, Contrast, Pedoff
    • Exercise or pharmacological stress echo2. Identifies pathophysiology and modifies exam appropriately.4. Makes quantitative and qualitative assessment of echo and Doppler data.5. Orders and stocks all supplies.6. Operates PACS digital workstation, i.e., reviews studies and generates preliminary reports. SECONDARY (modifiable)All other duties as Jobble

Keywords: Marinhealth Medical Center, Novato , Cardiac Sonographer, Healthcare , Novato, California

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