MC Cardiac Sonographer II
Job ID: 79979
Area of Interest: Allied Health
Location: Baltimore,MD US
Hours of Work: 8-4:30PM
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center
Employment Type: Not Indicated
What You Will Do:
Cardiac Sonographer II
Full Time, Rotating Shift (8-4:30PM)
University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) has achieved Magnet status in recognition of the hospital nursing excellence. UMMC is a teaching hospital with 757 beds based in Baltimore, Maryland, that provides the full range of health care. It has more than 35,000 inpatient admissions and 165,000 outpatient visits each year. The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center (also known as Shock Trauma) is the world’s first center dedicated to saving lives of people with severe, life-threatening injuries sustained in motor vehicle collisions, violent crimes and other traumatic incidents. Our vision is to provide high value and compassionate care, improving health in Maryland and beyond, educating future health care leaders and discovering innovative ways to advance medicine worldwide.
Be a part of something greater!
As a Cardiac Sonographer II in our Heart Center, you will perform cardiac diagnostic ultrasound procedures at a technical level, providing identification of cardiac structures, recognition of abnormalities and documentation for later clinical interpretation. Fulfillment of the job duties requires the employee to have access to medication storage areas.
- Performs non-invasive echocardiograms to assist the Anesthesiologist or Cardiologist to diagnose, analyze and monitor the disorder of the heart in accordance with departmental procedures.
- Greets and receives patients. Explains procedure to patient; informs patient or physician of required preparation for particular exam. Positions patients according to department procedure manual. Assists patients onto examining table, in accordance with department protocols. Communicates information regarding cardiac sonography procedures requiring patient preparation.
- Performs clinical echocardiogram procedures of the heart, comprising real time, ultrasound, and M-Mode imaging. Performs quantitative analysis of studies to note abnormalities in test results and alerts physician of such abnormalities.
- Reports all potential or actual patient/equipment problems to the supervisor and/or manufacturing company. Troubleshoots minor equipment problems.
- Recognizes and responds to emergency situations by utilizing CPR, or contacting nursing or medical personnel.
- Assists in training fellows, cardiac students and house staff. May prepare and present in-service training for cardiology conference.
- Successful completion of echocardiography stress training.
What You Need to Be Successful:
- Associate of Arts degree is preferred, but at least 60 college level credits are required.
- Registered as a Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or CCI credentialed through Cardiovascular Credentialing International is required.
- At least two years experience performing echocardiography testing/procedures is required.
- CPR Certification Required
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
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