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Cardiovascular Sonographer II

Job ID: 8234
Location: Raleigh, NC
Facility/Division: UNC REX Healthcare
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Variable

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:

Employs radiologic sciences technology to perform a variety of patient care, technical, and diagnostic tasks targeted to the care of patients with cardiovascular disease. Major tasks include ultrasound imaging, patient preparation and post procedure care, procedure room set-up and cleaning, technical reporting, and quality monitoring.

This position will be for a Cardiovascular Sonographer in the Echo lab. The schedule will be every other weekend, 6:30 am-Noon and other hours as needed.

Responsibilities:

1. Demonstrates competence in delivering pre-procedure and post-procedure patient care including, but not limited to patient assessment pre- and post-procedure care and, emergency cardiac care (CPR is required). Additionally, assistance with post-procedure transport may be required. 

2. Ensures equipment is calibrated and properly maintained on a daily basis. Performs and records all equipment maintenance and quality assurance monitoring. Troubleshoots and identifies any equipment problems and reports to appropriate supervisor or biomedical engineering. 

3. Generates ultrasound images of the heart and/or vascular related structures. Performs advanced cardiac ultrasound studies in care of patients with complex conditions and regularly performs multiple study types with varied anatomical areas. 

4. Performs vascular studies and real time readings/reports in the operating room for invasive and non-invasive vascular procedures. 

5. Performs studies for inpatient neonatal/NICU and pediatric patients. 

6. May perform staff training and education. Serves as a subject matter expert and resource to Cardiovascular Sonographers. 

7. Monitors and records patient information and maintains report storage and data systems. Compiles and enters data necessary for charge entry and prepares reports. Also responsible for retrieval of stored information and reports from the automated storage system. 

8. Prepares procedure room and equipment for daily use and is responsible for timely and efficient room preparation between procedures. 

9. Independently responds to on-call needs for emergent procedures.


Other Information

Education Requirements:

● Associate’s degree in Sonography, Radiology or a related field within 3 months of hire, OR Completion of a twelve (12) month ultrasound program within 3 months of hire. 

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

● Registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), or registry eligible and become registered within one (1) year from date of hire. Must maintain registry status and continuing education requirements annually.

Professional Experience Requirements:

● One year minimum experience in acute hospital setting. 

Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

● Specific competencies required by entity.


Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC REX Healthcare

Organization Unit: Rex HeartandVascular Diagnosti 

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 6.00

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: US:NC:Raleigh

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No



This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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