Cardiac Sonographer PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Ottawa, KS
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Location Address: 1301 S. Main Street, Ottawa, KS 66067

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ottawa

  • Family friendly community
  • Excellent cost of living
  • Five major recreational lakes
  • Many annual events and festivals
  • Environment committed to patient care

Work Hours/Shift:
PRN- As Needed

You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Treating co-workers, patients, physicians and guests with kindness, care and courtesy,
  • Demonstrates professional behavior in all working relationships and responsibilities
  • Supports and adheres to organizational policies, procedures, and protocols and ICAEL requirements
  • Attendance patterns reflect commitment to job requirements and patient care needs.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of patient and business information,
  • Is flexible, adaptable and productive when requested to perform other department duties.
  • The associate models positive customer service behavior.
  • Demonstrates an acceptance and support of change throughout the department.
  • Selects proper technical factors on an individual patient basis for each exam.
  • Attends staff meetings to remain up to date with department/hospital policies and procedures.
  • Maintains records of educational requirements for ICAEL and cardiac registry.
  • Cleans and restocks echo procedure room to prepare for each patient, disinfects echo transducers, machine, and bed after each use.
  • Transports patients to and from department to reduce lags in department schedule and patient wait times.
  • Demonstrates competency to perform duties in a timely and efficient manner in order to meet team productivity goals.
  • Demonstrates competency to perform various types of Cardiac Sonograms (Transthoracic Adult, Transesophageal, Stress Echocardiogram, Contrast Echocardiogram, and knowledge of the appropriate procedures associated and follows department procedure for exams.
  • Demonstrates competency to assist physician during TEE's, transesophageal probe (multiplane and pre and post procedure set-up), post procedure care of TEE probe (cleaning and storing) and follows department procedures for exams.
  • Demonstrates understanding and competency of ultrasound physics, arrhythmia recognition, cardiac anomalies, calculations, 2D views, 3D views, M-mode views, Doppler, transducer selection.
  • Demonstrates competency and explains with high level of understanding: 2-D views, M-mode views, pulsed wave Doppler, continuous wave Doppler, and color Doppler.
  • Demonstrates competency and explains proper operation of: Echo machine digital capture and storage.
  • Demonstrates competency in assisting of physician and/or physician extender during stress echos and follows department procedure for Stress
What You Will Need:
  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association
  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) OR Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS)  (New graduates have one year from date of graduation to acquire
  • High School graduate
  • No Previous Experience is Required
  • Adult Echocardiography
Job Summary:
The Cardiac Sonographer performs non-invasive diagnostic echocardiographic procedures at a technical level that requires independent judgment with ingenuity and initiative to support the physician in the diagnosis of heart disease

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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