Fairview Health Services Adult Cardiac Sonographer (Casual) in Maplewood, Minnesota
Performs cardiac ultrasound and Doppler examinations, utilizing special modes of application, including Stress Echocardiography. Serves as backup to all other functions of the department as needed, such as ECGs and associated clerical responsibilities.
Performs diagnostic cardiac ultrasound procedures
Performs M Mode, Two Dimensional Cardiac Ultrasound, Color flow and Doppler Studies according to standard
Performs Stress Echocardiography, including drug induce Stress Echo
Assists physician with Transesophageal Echo (TEE) studies
Provides assistance to physician to ensure satisfactory diagnostic images
Performs routine QI testing according to department protocol
Develops plans to meet the goals and objectives of students using HealthEast as a clinical training site
Assesses and develops plans to meet the education needs of cardiac sonographers
Completes paperwork associated with diagnostic tests such as copying and distribution of test results
Performs preventive maintenance and safety testing of equipment and reports issues as appropriate
Cleans echo rooms and equipment between patients according to department protocol
Maintains supply inventory and communicates supply needs as appropriate
Accesses medications or IV solutions only as required to perform normal job duties complying with all state and federal regulations regarding medication and IV solution security
Must be available to assist with seven day/week, 24-hour coverage according to department policy
3D experience preferred
Trade or Vocational Certification required
Completion of 2-year cardiac ultrasound program or equivalent clinical experience required
Valid Basic Life Support (BLS)
Either Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) through the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography required
6 months current ultrasound experience
Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)
Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves
Demonstrates behavior consistent with the standards, scope of practice, ethics, and characteristics of a licensed professional
Administers medications following policies using procedures that assure the highest level of safety all times for all populations
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Job ID 2018-11138
Contract Status NG
Authorized Hours 0.01
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