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Echocardiographer

Job ID R-12961 Date Posted 09/26/2022 Location Berkeley, California Schedule/Shift/Weekly Hours Per Diem/Casual/Days

Organization:

ABSMC-Summit Campus

Position Overview:

Performs diagnostic cardiac sonography procedures to assess cardiac structures and hemodynamics in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with policies, values and mission of the organization. Responsible for commonly performed echocardiography procedures with consistent proficiency.

Procedures include:
- two dimensional transthoracic echocardiograms
- exercise/dobutamine stress echocardiograms
- agitated saline (bubble) studies
- UEA (ultrasound enhancing agent) echocardiograms

Adheres to all local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure privacy and safety while delivering optimal patient care.

Job Description:

EDUCATION
Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.

Other: Graduate from an accredited Cardiac Sonography Program.


CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE

RCS-Registered Cardiac Sonographer

OR ARDMS (RDCS AE for adult or RDCS PE for pediatric)

AEC-Adult Echocardiography Certification

BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

General knowledge of diagnostic cardiac sonography principles, procedures, and views as well as the operation and maintenance of imaging equipment.

Capable of performing routine cardiac sonographic examinations as well as a basic understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology.

Possess written and verbal communications skills to explain sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences, including non-medical people.

Good time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized operating procedures and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadline

Basic knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) and related information systems (Radiology (RIS), laboratory (LIS), electronic health records (EHR), EPIC, and picture archive and communication system (PACS).

Work under close supervision or within clearly defined procedures to complete assignments within established timeframes.

Use existing procedures to identify and solve routine or standard problems.

Ensure the privacy of each patient’s PHI.

Build collaborate relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.



Job Shift:

Varied

Schedule:

Per Diem/Casual

Shift Hours:

8

Days of the Week:

Variable

Weekend Requirements:

Rotating Weekends

Benefits:

No

Unions:

No

Position Status:

Non-Exempt

Weekly Hours:

0

Employee Status:

Per Diem/Casual

Number of Openings:

1

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment. Applicants for specific positions are still required to disclose certain convictions during the application process, and those convictions may also be considered in determining eligibility for employment in accordance with applicable law.

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