Cardiac Sonography Technologist - FT - Flex
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 25, 2023
Performs diagnostic procedures to assess cardiac structures and hemodynamics in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.
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 action.
* Basic Life Support
* Registered Sonographer
* Reg Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer
* Registered Cardiovascular Sononographer
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.
The pay range for this position is: $36.19 - $54.28 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
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