Sonographer Cardiac I

Job ID: R17304

Shift: 1st

Full/Part Time: Part Time

Location: 210 Wisconsin American Dr., Fond Du Lac, WI 54937

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Hours Per Week: 20

Schedule Details/Additional Information:
Fond du lac location-Tuesdays: 7:00am-5:30pmFridays: 7:00am-5:30pmCall at AMCO location-1 Weeknight per week: 6pm-6amEvery 7th Weekend: Friday 6pm-8am, Saturday 4pm-8am, Sunday 4pm-6am

Performs cardiac ultrasound services and procedures for adult and pediatric patients including transthoracic and stress echocardiography.

Performs cardiac ultrasound procedures such as M-mode, 2-D, Doppler and Color Flow Doppler utilizing a variety of equipment and techniques and makes the necessary measurements required for the interpretation to obtain accurate, high quality results (for example, muscle wall thickness, diameter of chambers, volume of chambers, valve areas, blood flow velocity and direction). May assist physicians in the Catheterization and Electrophysiology Labs by performing echocardiograph studies to aid them in proceeding with complex procedures to decrease risk factors.

Identifies and defines cardiac abnormalities and extends the scope of the examination appropriately.

Prepares patients for procedures and obtains clinical history from the patient including cardiac related physical findings and pertinent laboratory data in order to adapt the imaging techniques to obtain comprehensive and diagnostic echocardiograms to alleviate the probability of erroneous clinical interpretation of the echocardiogram.

Assists in performing transesophageal studies with cardiologist, calculating appropriate measurements and sterilizes probe.

Communicates clinical findings to the appropriate staff.

Records statistics and performs daily maintenance of the Echocardiography Lab and its equipment, reporting all malfunctions as appropriate.

Scheduled Hours

Tuesdays and Fridays 7:00am-5:30pmCall at Aurora Medical Center Oshkosh1 Weekday night 6pm-6am1 Every 7th WeekendFriday 6pm- Saturday8amSaturday 4pm- Sunday 8amSunday 4pm- Monday 6am

Licenses & Certifications

Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS-AE) registration with Adult Echo issued by the ARDMS needs to be obtained within 1 year, or

Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) registration issued by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), and

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.

Degrees

Advanced training beyond High School that includes the completion of an accredited or approved program in Sonography.

Required Functional Experience

No experience required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge and ability to apply complex sonographic principles, instrumentation and techniques. Knowledge of cardiac anatomy and physiology. Excellent interpersonal and patient service skills. Intermediate computer skills.

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