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Cardiovascular Ultrasonographer

Location: east of Columbus, OH
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $54,000.00 - $72,000.00
Date: 12/1/2017
Job ID: 02542671
Job Description
TITLE: Cardiovascular Ultrasonographer
LOCATION: east of Columbus, Ohio

 
Are you considering a career change?
Looking for a smaller community(25K population), that offers a low cost of living(18% lower than US average) and plenty of activities in the area but is within an hour of a large city.
If so, an opportunity to work with an integrated health care system based in east central Ohio is looking for someone to join their team.
The system is a not-for-profit and has over 300 physicians and multiple outpatient care centers throughout the area.
The system is the largest provider in a six county region and a primary referral center.
It offers a higher level of service than what is typically found in a community of its size including open-heart surgery, trauma care, a Level II neonatal intermediate care unit, neurosurgery and
comprehensive cancer services.
They are proud of their rich history of serving the community and vow to continue the tradition of healing and caring with compassion, trust, innovation and excellence.

Summary:
Performs diagnostic cardiac and/or vascular ultrasound exams on assigned patients in an efficient and caring manner in order to provide data for the diagnosis of a wide variety of medical problems.  
Evaluates exams for diagnostic quality while using professional judgment in the performance of services.
              
Responsibilities:
Effectively uses functions of the hospital information system (HIS), cardiovascular information system, and other information systems to process and review appropriate patient information and studies (Order entry, registration, etc.).
Operates medical diagnostic ultrasound equipment to complete a variety of procedures including cardiac and vascular as appropriate; effectively and safely operates related medical/patient monitoring & support equipment; assures satisfactory working order of equipment and makes appropriate contacts for trouble-shooting.
Consistently produces quality diagnostic exams, individualizing technical factors, scanning parameters and patient positioning as required by each procedure.
Demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to provide basic care for the patient population of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
Assists in establishing, assessing and maintaining PAR levels.
Maintains knowledge of criteria and demonstrates appropriate intervention for urgent abnormal echos or vascular studies that would change the patient care plan (i.e. documents appropriately, informs appropriate staff, informs cardiologist or vascular surgeon)
Applies appropriate criteria for the use of image enhancing agents as well as the ability to complete the following specialty studies, acquiring appropriate images in a timely manner:  Stress Echocardiography, TEE, TCI and pacemaker studies.
Demonstrates the ability to perform Pediatric studies, obtaining appropriate images and following appropriate procedures for transmission of select studies to other facilities as needed.
  
EDUCATION/REQUIREMENTS:
-Certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (or equivalent) in the appropriate area (Cardiac, Vascular).  
-RDMS, RDCS, RVT certifications
-Ability to communicate well with patients and co-workers.

ADDITIONAL IFO:
The position is a day shift and there is on call requirements. 
Person must be able to respond within 30 minutes.

COMPENSATION:
The range is between 54K-72K depending on experience. It will be quoted hourly. 
The position offers relocation and a great benefit package.

 




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