Cardiac Sonography Technologist
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Performs diagnostic procedures to assess cardiac structures and
hemodynamics in accordance with applicable scope and standards of
Work Schedule: Full Time Flex
Performs echocardiography procedures on patients. Selects and uses
transducers according to anatomy; differentiates normal and
abnormal structures; assures that sufficient information has been
acquired to provide diagnosis. Analyzes results and identifies
issues with the quality of imaging results. Enters, transmits and
reports scan results.
Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient
regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's
understanding and cooperation.
When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or
medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition
and reports changes in status. Selects appropriate exposure factors
and imaging parameters.
Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality
control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or
reports equipment malfunctions.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive
judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be
able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate
* Basic Life Support
* Registered Sonographer
* Reg Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer
* Registered Cardiovascular Sononographer
- Other information:
Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited Ultrasound
Technologist or Diagnostic Medical Sonographer program.
Required Licensure/ Certification: Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer
(RDCS) by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
(ARDMS), or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) by Cardiovascular
Credentialing International (CCI). State licensure if required by
law. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and any relevant
life support certification as determined at position level.
Minimum Experience: None required. Experience preferred.
- BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red
Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before
start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of
hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either
the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for
the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional
Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be
through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
The pay range for this position is: $36.19 - $54.28 / hour. Pay is
dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee's
contributions to our success in quality, patient experience,
organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth.
The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in
October following completion of five years' employment.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this
package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement
plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance
with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing
education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits
such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees
and their family members have full access to our Employee
Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits
and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In
addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending
upon their need.
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