Texas Health Resources VASCULAR/CARDIAC SONO REG THPG in Dallas, Texas
Cardiac and Vascular Center of N. Texas Bedford & Keller is seeking a Registered Echo Cardiac Sonographer to work as needed (PRN) 1st shift.
Responsible for performing echocardiograms at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. This role is required to perform a variety of technical procedures that relate to cardiac ultrasounds that require independent judgment with ingenuity and initiative for diagnosis by a health care provider.
Qualifications are as follows:
H.S. Diploma or Equivalent required
Associate's Degree preferred
Successfully passed the Echocardiography Registry Exam Upon Hire
RCS - Registered Cardiac Sonographer Upon Hire
Other Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer Upon Hire
RVT - Registered Vascular Technologist Upon Hire
Registered Vascular Sonographer Upon Hire
1 Year Related experience in an Echo/Vascular Laboratory required
• Must possess an excellent working knowledge of cardiac and pulmonary anatomy/pathology, the cardiac patient, and treatment of cardiac diseases.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Good computer skills.
• Possesses a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism.
Produces two-dimensional ultrasonic recordings and Doppler flow analyses of heart and related structures, using ultrasound equipment, for use by physician in diagnosis of heart disease and study of heart.
Calculates, measures, and documents appropriate values on the tests performed for review and interpretation by physicians.
Performs diagnostic carotid arterials and venous studies of upper and lower extremities and venous studies of patients with suspected peripheral vascular disease by following ICAVL guidelines.
Explains procedures to patient to obtain cooperation and reduce anxieties of patient.
Reviews test results with interpreting physician.
Conducts vascular laboratory studies in accordance with the vascular laboratory protocols.
Ensures that all vascular laboratory studies are scheduled in an appropriate manner to satisfy the clinical situation.
Maintains the vascular laboratory quality assurance database.
Prepares and maintains operational logs.
Calibrates and maintains equipment and orders supplies when needed.
May perform therapeutic procedures such as peripheral compression.
Communicates with physicians, managers, and co-workers as appropriate about changes in patient's clinical conditions while
Performs other duties as assigned.
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