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Cardiac Sonographer


Description: $5,000 New Hire Bonus

NAVIX is dedicated to providing superior diagnostic services that improve patient outcomes. Our passion and dedication to our patients and our employees are what sets us apart as a provider and an employer.

We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD, accident, critical illness, 401K with company match, paid-time-off, tuition reimbursement, employee referral bonus program, professional membership fee reimbursement and employee recognition program.

NAVIX strongly believes that in order to provide exceptional service, we must hire exceptional people. You will have the opportunity to work alongside leaders in the industry! Due to our rapid growth, we are currently seeking an exceptional Echo Sonographer to join our team in the Cooperstown, NY area . If you're not located in the Cooperstown, NY area, NAVIX offers relocation assistance to help you in being the best candidate possible!

Position Summary:
The Cardiac Sonographer job requires the sonographer to utilize color-flow duplex ultrasound to produce ultrasound images and related data, which is used by physicians to render a medical diagnosis. The Cardiac Sonographer is also responsible for the performance of the following duties.

Essential Functions:
Perform diagnostic cardiac procedures by producing, assessing, and evaluating ultrasound images and related data in accordance with Navix and/or site protocols. Diagnostic cardiac procedures include, but may not be limited to, transthoracic echoes, strain testing, transesophageal echo (control operation), contrast administration, and other testing required that falls within the cardiac sonographers' scope of practice.

Prepare patient for examination, including, but not limited to, explaining the examination to the patient, having the patient change clothing, adjusting examination table, chairs, and other equipment and furnishings as necessary to assure optimal results.

Recognizes important and life-threatening abnormalities during testing and informs appropriate medical staff before releasing the patient based on physician instructions.

Obtain, review, and retrieve pertinent patient history, physical exam, and supporting clinical data to facilitate the physician in making the diagnosis.

Set up, operate, maintain, and clean equipment in accordance with NAVIX and manufacturer guidelines. Report any equipment difficulties or failures as outline in the NAVIX Employee Manual.

Frequently move and adjust testing equipment for testing purposes to optimize results.

Select the proper transducer, both type and frequency for the examination being performed.

Determines priority for requested inpatient and/or outpatient studies and revises schedules as needed to perform emergency studies in agreement with the NAVIX and client policies.

Ensure patient and employee safety by following company policies, procedures, and protocols.

Provide the interpreting physician with an oral or written preliminary summary of technical findings at the discretion of the interpreting physician.

Qualifications:
Minimum of 1 to 2 years in echocardiography preferred. Credentialed by certifying body in Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) through Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) or Advanced Cardiac Sonographer (ACS) through CCI.

Education Requirements:
Graduation from a CAAHEP Accredited program in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography or Cardiovascular Technology profession pathways preferred, or High school diploma, if trained on the job and appropriately credentialed.






PI175089414

Posted
04/26/2022
Type
Full Time
Salary Range
$84,000.00 - $131,000.00
per Year
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Location
Cooperstown, NY, 13326, US