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Cardiac Sonographer - Cardiopulmonary - PRN

Clyde, North Carolina

Req ID 7463-9038 Post Date May. 15, 2023 CategoryTechnician FacilityHaywood Regional Medical Center
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Haywood Regional Medical Center

 Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Haywood Regional Medical Center is licensed for 154 beds and offers a comprehensive array of services and 11 multi-specialty physician clinics. We also offer a 54,000 square foot Health and Fitness Center including personal training, indoor pool, massage therapy, and nursery.

Where We Are:

Clyde is centrally located to all that Western North Carolina has to offer. With our classic Southern charm, we offer a relaxing getaway lifestyle with impressive views of the Smokies and classic Appalachian culture. We are also just a short drive away Maggie Valley, Asheville, and the Blue Ridge Parkway. 

Why Choose Us:

·         Nursing Ladder Program to build skills and earn bonuses

·         Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

·         Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees

·         Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

·         Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

·         Opportunities for education and training through partnership with Duke LifePoint Healthcare

·         And much more…

Position Summary:

Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation. Performs echocardiographic studies considering the age-specific physiological, emotional and cognitive needs of the patient.  Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate. Prepares equipment and supplies. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary. Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits and reports scan results. Performs quality Doppler and color Doppler exams. Acquires quality Stress Echo and Dobutamine images according to physician and benchmark standards.  Performs quality trans-esophageal echocardiograms according to physician expectations.

EEOC Statement:

Haywood Regional Medical Center is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Minimum Education
Completion of a cardiac and vascular ultrasound course or any combination of training and experience that provides the skills and abilities to perform the requirements of this position.

Minimum Work Experience
One year of experience in cardiac sonography with an emphasis on 2D echocardiography, Doppler ultrasound, and life-threatening cardiac arrhythmia recognition preferred.

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Skills
Certifications:
AHA Basic Life Support (BLS)
AHA Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) preferred

Required Licenses
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Registered with credentials as Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (RDMS), or Cardiac Credentialing International (RCS) required. Must be registered within one year of employment if a graduate of an accredited school of ultrasound.


Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
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