Cardiac Sonographer - Echocardiology at Providence St Vincent Medical Center
The Cardiac Sonographer will perform 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.
Registered Noninvasive Cardiovascular Ultrasound Technologist (RCS or RDCS) or registry-eligible
Appropriate state licensure
Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification
Current driver's license and Dependable transportation
Associate's Degree in Applied Science, from a CAAHPE accredited school in Noninvasive Cardiovascular Technology, or Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
One (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: P366413
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Cardio Services
Job Function: Clinical Care
Career Track: Clinical Professional
Department: 5002 PSVMC ECHOCARDIOLOGY
Address: OR Portland 9205 SW Barnes Rd
Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.