Position Summary - The ultrasonographer provides health care services using sonic energy to assist in diagnosis or treatment. Performs ultrasonic imaging and related procedures in one or more of the following areas: OB/Gyn, abdomen, neurosonolgy, echocardiography and vascular. Demonstrates anatomy for interpretation and/or intervention by, or at the request of a licensed practitioner. Exercises professional judgment in performance of services and maintains a demeanor complementary to medical ethics. Applies appropriate patient care and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure. Participates in Cardiovascular Continuous Quality Improvement.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Must be registered or registry-eligible in ultrasound imaging with either the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), or Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS), or Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT); or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) with the credentials R.T.(S); or Registered with Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) with the credentials of Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS), Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS), or Registered Vascular Sonographer (RVS); and Current CPR, Healthcare provider. If registry-eligible, the employee must be registered in either general sonography (RDMS), or echocardiography (RDCS or RCS), or Vascular Sonography (RVT, RCIS, or RVS) within 12-months of employment. Within the first year of employment, the sonographer must be registered in at least two of the following registries: general ultrasound, echocardiography or vascular ultrasound.
Education: Graduate of an Ultrasound program which is fully accredited by the Committee of Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA).
Experience: A minimum of two years experience in a hospital setting is preferred.
Special Qualifications: Good communication skills, computer skills are helpful. Ability to work with others as a team to ensure quality patient care.
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HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom