Echo Cardiac Ultrasound Sonographer

North Mississippi Medical Center   Tupelo, MS   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on January 26, 2022
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  • Educational: The incumbent will participate in the training of new personnel. The incumbent will conduct/participate in in-service training classes.
  • Clinical: The incumbent performs all aspects of echocardiography. (M-mode; 2- Dimensional; Spectral and Color Flow Doppler, Stress Echocardiography; assists with Trans esophageal Echocardiography;) Responsible for proper use of Telemedicine equipment used in pediatric echocardiography.
  • Clerical: Responsible for proper charting, filing, and charging of all Echocardiography procedures performed. Responsible for Computerized Patient Scheduling on an as needed basis.
  • Inventory: Responsible for maintaining adequate inventory of supplies needed for procedures performed.
  • Performance Inventory: Participates in hospital and departmental on-going Performance Improvement activities and complies with actions taken as a result of those activities to assure high quality patient
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be registered in cardiac or vascular sonography; or nursing with training in echocardiography
  • BLS required
  • Basic and Advance Cardiology classes preferred
  • Detailed knowledge of cardiac anatomy, cardiac disease processes and the effect of these disease processes on the cardiac structures and blood flow required.
  • Must demonstrated the ability to perform detailed cardiac echo measurements and calculations to recognize cardiac disease processes
  • Knowledge and use of computerized ultrasound and echocardiography equipment required
  • Continued Education specific to Cardiology procedures and disease states required annually
  • Proficiency in tele-tracking required
  • Proficiency in adult and geriatric population while exhibiting excellent customer service
  • Prepares echo lab for the following day (printing schedule, stocking supplies as needed, maintain a clean and organized work area)
  • Must be proficient in McKesson Cardiology system; able to work up and complete reports accurately and timely