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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a part time FGP Cardiac Sonographer, based in Astoria, Queens. The role will be 13 hours per week: Thursday 9am-5pm and Friday 9am-3pm.
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for performing, measuring and analyzing all aspects of cardiac ultrasound testing which includes M-mode two-dimensional, pulsed and continuous wave, color flow Doppler, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), stress echocardiograms including pharmacological stress testing.
Maintains equipment for proper function and safety. Cleans and prepares equipment for patient applications. Sterilizes equipment after each isolation patient and TEE Study in accordance with nursing and departmental policy. Notifies manager or supervisor sonagrapher of any breakdown in equipment.
Documents the echocardiogram according to departmental procedures. Enters, maintains, and records all pertinent data. Informs physician of any changes in patients condition or vital signs.
Utilizes patient chart in obtaining pertinent history as necessary. Demonstrates a working knowledge of normal and abnormal cardiac anatomy, cardiac hemodynamics, electrophysiology as well as the major disease processes of the cardiovascular system. Performance, assesses and critiques the patients echocardiogram deciding what is necessary for a complete diagnostic study. Alerts the appropriate medical staff of abnormalities that require immediate attention. Is prepared to assist the cardiologist in the event of a cardiac emergency. Compares present echocardiograms to previous studies to monitor changes in present status. Carries out assignment within a realistic time frame.
Provides for patient comfort and arranges equipment for procedures. Prepares equipment and supplies according to established departmental procedures. Interacts with patients by identifying self to patient and verifies the identity of the patient by checking the patient ID bracelet or verbal acknowledgement by patient. Explains the procedures and equipment to the patient clearly. Provide for patient privacy at all times.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Associate's Degree in a related field and completion of an accredited program in Ultrasound or equivalent combination of education and experience. Registered or must obtain registry within one year of hire date by the American Registry to Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (RDCS and RVT) or CCI reg. Certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation required. Must maintain active registry status.
Required Licenses: Cardiovasculr Credentl Int_CCI, Am Rgtry Diagn Med Sonographer
Preferred Qualifications: Registered by the American Registry to Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (RDCS and RVT).
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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