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Cardiac Sonographer II - OSF006773

Hours per week: 40 hours/week +on-call
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: 8 hour day shift, + on-call rotation
Location: 1100 E Norris Dr, Ottawa, IL, United States

1100 E Norris Dr, Ottawa, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

Cardiac Sonographer II follows established policies, procedures, and performs and records Echocardiology diagnostic tests.  Obtains information about normal and abnormal anatomy used to diagnosis disease.  Ensures echo exams are of accept-able quality and records results.  Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the ages of the patients served on their assigned units.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Registration as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer and certification in 1 patient population.

                  

Requires BLS certification

 

 

Required to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care appropriate to the age of the patients served on their assigned unit(s). 

 

This requires that the incumbent demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development as well as the physical, emotional and psycho-social needs of the patient population served.

 

          

Requires a professional level of knowledge of echocardiology techniques and must be able to independently perform diagnostic echocardiograms procedures. 

 

At least 1 year training in echocardiology specific to a patient population.  

 

Communicates effectively with patients when allaying fears and eliciting cooperation, and to relay  patient information to physicians and nursing personnel.

 

 

 

Requires analytical ability to recognize anatomic abnormalities, adjust equipment settings to appropriately target the ultrasound and identify irregularities during course of ultrasound and notify appropriate personnel.

 

 

Prioritizes and organizes daily work load while paying close attention to detail.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

 

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