McLaren Health Care Sonographer Cardiac in Lansing, Michigan
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Performs high quality cardiac ultrasound procedures that require ingenuity, initiative and independent judgment on patients. Performs m-mode, two dimensional cardiac ultrasound, Doppler color flow studies, stress echos and AV optimization procedures; assists physician with transesophageal exams. Follows department policies and protocols.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Specializes in performing cardiac ultrasound diagnostic studies.
Obtains patient history, explains standard procedures, and addresses patient concerns to foster a sense of comfort and confidence to patients and ensure the needs of individual patients are met.
Operates and maintains all assigned ultrasound scanning equipment to ensure it works properly.
Positions patients, selects appropriate transducers and machine settings and conducts scanning procedures to correctly capture the images requested by a physician.
High School diploma or GED
Certified as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
or- Satisfactory completion of a formal cardiac sonographer training program (1-4 years) must be registry eligible and attain certification within one year.
or- Graduate from a diagnostic ultrasound training program (2-4 years) with 1 full additional year of full-time clinical experience in a dedicated echocardiography laboratory and registry eligible and attain certification within one year.
or- Two years of college with emphasis on the biological sciences with two years experience in a dedicated echocardiography laboratory and registry eligible and attain certification within one year.
Current BLS certification
Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
To provide a safe, healthy environment for our patients, employees and visitors, as of February 1, 2013 McLaren no longer hires individuals who use nicotine and will conduct nicotine testing during the pre-employment process. If the test is positive the offer will be rescinded. Individuals who test positive may re-apply for employment after six months.
Primary Location: Michigan-Lansing
Employee Status Regular
Shift Day Job
Job Type Standard
Schedule Per Diem
Req ID: 20006463