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CV Sonographer II

Company: CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

At CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs patients are at the heart of our care. Our campus is designed to heal the body mind and spirit of every person in a more comfortable less stressful hospital environment. Our full range of medical services include a new pavilion featuring enhancements in heart and vascular care surgery maternity cancer care and diagnostic imaging.

$5,000 sign-on bonus and $10,000 educational assistance available to external candidates

Great Opportunity for a New Graduate

  • Full Time Opportunity
    • Day Shifts, Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm
      • Performs various diagnostic cardiology and/or peripheral vascular exams including but not limited to: Vascular Imaging, Cardiac Imaging, Noninvasive Cardiac Testing
      • Corroborates clinical history and assesses patient for appropriateness of ordered procedure
      • Provides patient education, applies patient relations skills and maintain confidentiality of patients and customers in a safe and professional manner
      • Assumes responsibility for assigned area, reporting equipment malfunctions and procedure difficulties
      • Responsible for completing quarterly mandatory education requirements
      • Assumes responsibility for personal and professional development through participation in department meetings, in-service programs, and continuing education programs
      • Performs value-added activities that result in positive customer satisfaction and/or financial performance
      • Participates in Quality Improvement and Accreditation activities as assigned
      • Participates in all safety, security, and infection control programs that are mandatory as well as those required and provided by the department
      • When scheduled on-call, must be able to respond within 30 minutes of notification
      • May require light travel or floating to other CHI Health facilities and/or outreach sites as needed to provide staffing support. This applies to all locations
      • All team members are responsible for maintaining a positive work environment and participating in departmental problem-solving
      • Other duties as assigned by department leader CVSonographerNE HelloImaging ImagingNebraska I

        • Graduate of an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography program or equivalent clinical job training. Licenses and Requirements
          • Minimum of two registries in: Adult Cardiac Sonography (RDCS-AE) - ARDMS or

            Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) - CCI


            Vascular Technology (RVT) - ARDMS or

            Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) - CCI
            • Graduates from a dual cardiac and vascular ultrasound program are eligible for hire and must obtain both their adult echo and vascular registries within 12 months of hire date
            • AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 30 days of start date

              Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
              • Must be familiar with standard cardiac and/or peripheral vascular ultrasound views, equipment, and controls
              • Knowledge of cardiovascular anatomy and physiology
              • Knowledge of basic maintenance and upkeep of equipment
              • Ability to effectively communicate with team members, physicians, patients, hospital staff, and departmental supervisor in a courteous and professional manner
              • Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, guidelines, and professional standards
              • Demonstrates personal traits of motivation, quality, teamwork, professionalism, and integrity. Ability to communicate clearly when explaining purpose of procedure and assuring patient understanding and cooperation
              • Ability to load ultrasound and other diagnostic gear and operate vehicle large enough to accommodate equipment Pay Range
                $27.70 - $40.17 /hour

Keywords: CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs, Council Bluffs , CV Sonographer II, Healthcare , Council Bluffs, Iowa

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