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UMC Cardiac Sonographer

UMC Health System

Lubbock, TX
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UMC Health System
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Title: UMC Cardiac Sonographer
JobID: 6478
  • PART I - General Job / Performance Information
  • Education and Experience
    • Registered Cardiac Sonographer (ARDMS), or registry eligible with at least two years of experience. High school diploma is required with some higher education in a health care related field desired.
  • Environmental / Working Conditions
    • Works in a well-lighted, heated and ventilated building. Hours may vary to accommodate needs in the department as prescribed by the philosophy of the hospital. Occupational exposure to blood born pathogens is moderate to low.
  • Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships
    • This position requires interaction with medical staff and ancillary areas in order to facilitate a quality multi-disciplinary approach to patient care.
  • Job Description
    • Under the supervision of the Director of the Cardiopulmonary and Vascular labs, the cardiac sonographer will perform all modes of echocardiography including, but not limited to M Mode, 2D, and Color flow on both adult and pediatric patients. Will participate and be able to formulate preliminary reports for the physician. Will be responsible for maintaining permanent records on each patient. Will be responsible for maintaining competence and training in new areas of echocardiographic development. Will perform Vascular exams if he/she is qualified to do so.
  • Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations
    • RDCS preferred. Attendance of an approved school of diagnostic ultrasound or the equalivent is desired. CPR certification required upon employment.
  • Physical Capabilities
    • Must be emotionally and physically fit. Work requires frequent standing and lifting of patients and supplies. Work is sometimes stressful with many emotional demands. Must possess visual and aural acuity to listen to dictated tapes and read handwriting of physicians. Must possess near visual and auditory acuity. Adequate hand eve coordination and fine motor skills are required
  • Skills and Abilities
    • Proficiency is required in performing echocardiograms on both adult and pediatric patients. Must be able to work independently and express independent judgement. Must possess good organizational skills.

Job Type: Full time
Category: Allied Health
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