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Cedars-Sinai Cardio Sonographer II (per diem) - Cardiology in Beverly Hills, California

The Cardiac Sonographer II,

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.

ESSENTIALDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

·

Demonstrates clinical competency and technical

skills as Sonographer

·

Uses appropriate techniques with ultrasound

equipment to supply diagnostic studies based upon physician request.

·

Performs a variety of technical procedures that

will require independent judgment for diagnosis

·

Demonstrate capability to provide high quality

imaging

·

Knowledgeable

about advanced imaging features to support enhanced capturing of data

·

Appropriately

acquire echocardiographic measurements per protocol, create digital preliminary

reports for the interpreting physician, and verbally communicate preliminary findings

to the interpreting physician

·

Ability

to review a physician order to verify appropriateness for order being performed

·

Acts as a role model in providing care; assists

in precepting Cardio Sonographers I.

·

Aids in new staff orientation

·

Ability

to retrieve studies from PACS for review

·

Follow

standardize work practices

·

Perform appropriate infection control processes

·

Provide an environment of care that supports

patient safety

·

Addresses

patient educational needs as pertains to requested studies

·

Prepare patients for the study

·

Supports IAC Standards and Guidelines

·

Demonstrates knowledge of regulatory

requirements

·

Assures

accuracy data for clinical reports, demographics and billing information for

physician reports

·

Support team approach and service focus work with

colleagues in a "team approach" to encourage a positive and

service-oriented image for the department.

·

Respond to requests in a timely and professional manner.

·

Utilize professional language and action at all times.

·

Performs

other duties as assigned

EDUCATION and/orEXPERIENCE

Three (3) years’ experience performing echocardiographic studies is required.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

Registered

Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) or Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS)

is required. BLS from American Heart Association is required.

EXPERIENCE:

Ability

to problem-solve and prioritize assignment. Ability to read, write and comprehend medical

information. Proven customer service and patient care

skills. Effective

communication skills, both orally and in writing. Knowledge of anatomy,

physiology and anatomical variations as it relates in acquiring diagnostic

information. Knowledge of

computer, equipment, systems and software. Working knowledge of

Cardio PACS system. Knowledge of physical

principles and instruments in sonography. Maintains

department objectives and goals.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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