Novant Health

  • Cardiac Sonographer

    Job Location US-NC-Winston-Salem
    Job Opening ID
    2018-14952
    Facility
    Forsyth Medical Center
    Department
    Cardiac Non Invasive Lab
    Work Schedule
    7:00am-3:00pm
    PRN Details
    Weekend support
    Category
    Radiology
    Job Status
    PRN
    Hire Rate
    USD $26.27/Hr.
    Max
    USD $43.78/Hr.
    Mid
    USD $35.02/Hr.
  • Overview

    The Cardiac Sonographer is responsible for daily operations of the echo lab, equipment maintenance, the report of equipment failures, and quality improvement.  The sonographer maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times and is self-motivated to increase level of understanding and knowledge of the anatomy and pathology. The sonographer is proficient in performing simple and complex echocardiograms, not limited to other emergency or Cardiologist assisted procedures (i.e. pericardiocentesis, etc.) pediatric echocardiograms, stress echo, and Transesophogeal.  The sonographer should have knowledge in diagnostic digital images and hemodynamic data for physician interpretation.  Work closely with Cardiologist to obtain optimal echocardiography quality.

    Qualifications

    • Education: Graduate from a formal Cardiovascular Program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.  Must be a Registered Cardiac Sonographer, credentials RDCS.  CPR certification required.
    • Experience: Will consider new graduates with RDCS credentials.  Prefer candidate with previous experience and with digital knowledge.
    • Additional skills required: Must demonstrate thorough knowledge of echocardiography interpretation, echocardiography skills, and considerable echocardiography abilities.  Communication skills and sensitivity to patient needs.  Has the ability to interpret information to identify each patient’s requirements for care relative to his/her age specific needs.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time. Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.  The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care. All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm". 

     

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