Cardiac Sonographer - in the Echocardiology Department at Providence Hood River Hospital located in the beautiful Columbia Gorge in in Hood River , OR. This is a On Call position that typically works Day shift on weekdays and weekends.
Performs cardiac ultrasound examinations according to physician's orders, utilizing a variety of complex ultrasound equipment. Objectively identifies the presence of or absence of disease utilizing a thorough knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Assists physicians with more invasive echocardiography examinations including, but not limited to, Transesophageal echocardiography, Trans-catheter echo guided procedures (location specific), pericardiocentesis, echo guided myocardial biopsies (location specific), contrast enhanced exams, exercise and pharmacological stress echocardiography. Has the ability to modify procedures, to meet special circumstances and/or provide clinically useful information on a cost-effective basis. Will comply with the standards set forth by the American Society of Echocardiography and departmental policies and procedures.
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Oregon Sonographer upon hire
National Registered Cardiac Sonographer - Cardiovascular Credentialing International; Or
National Advanced Cardiac Sonographer - Cardiovascular Credentialing International; Or
National Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer from American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
National Provider BLS - American Heart Association
Preferred qualifications for this position includes:
Associate's Degree Applied Science, from a CAAHPE accredited school in Noninvasive Cardiovascular Technology, or Diagnostic Medical Sonography
1 year Experience performing cardiovascular ultrasound examinations, OR Minimum of 800 exams using all imaging modalities available Pediatric echocardiography experience
Familiarity with imaging support of advanced heart failure patients (mechanical support devices).
Experience with echo guided trans-catheter procedures. (St. Vincent Medical Center)
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Requsition ID: 119117
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Cardio Services
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Per-Diem
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Clinical Professional
Department: 5006 PHRH ECHOCARDIOLOGY
Address: OR Hood River 811 13th Ave
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