Cedars-Sinai Cardio Sonographer I - Cardiology Per-Diem in Beverly Hills, California
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Tell me about the role:
The Cardiac Sonographer Level I, supports patient care by performing echocardiogram procedures as directed by the physician. Demonstrates proficiency with the use of ultrasound equipment and associated procedures. This position performs routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians and other health practitioners running smoothly.
Why Work Here?
Beyond an outstanding benefit package with health and dental insurance, vacation, and a 403(b) we take pride in hiring the best employees. Our accomplished staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our commitment to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation.
Job Duties and Responsibilities, in this job you will:
Uses appropriate techniques with ultrasound equipment to supply diagnostic studies based upon physician request
Performs a variety of technical procedures to support physician’s diagnosis
Responsible for providing high quality imaging
Appropriately acquire echocardiographic measurements per protocol, create digital preliminary reports for the interpreting physician, and verbally communicate preliminary findings to the interpreting physician
Review’s physician order to verify appropriateness for order being performed
Retrieve studies from PACS for review
Perform appropriate infection control processes
Prepares patients for the study
High School Diploma / GED minimum required.
Vocational / Technical Diploma - Graduation from a CAAHEP or other accredited diagnostic ultrasound program required, or five years of diagnostic experience required
BLS - Certification needs to be the AHA healthcare provider and/or the American Red Cross required
Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer preferred
- 1 year experience working in the field preferred.
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