Providence is calling an on call Echocardiographer to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.
The Echocardiographer acquires and evaluates sonographic images and related clinical data and provides a technical interpretation of sonographic data and primary echo diagnosis to aid physicians in rendering a medical diagnosis.
In this position you will:
Perform a variety of diagnostic sonographic invasive and non-invasive cardiac procedures.
Be able to modify or enhance an echocardiogram in defining cardiac anomalies utilizing ultrasound contrast agents such as Definity or sterile saline.
Review the patient records prior to examination and obtain health history from the patient.
Tailor exam to maximize the Echo value to the medical diagnosis, while minimizing the patient's discomfort.
Prepare, analyze, and transcribe preliminary echocardiogram report for the Final Approval and Signature of the Reading Cardiologist.
Be responsible for calibrating, maintaining and basic troubleshooting of sonographic equipment.
Optimize equipment and supplies to maximize department operations and minimize patient time.
Be responsible for stocking general supplies and ordering supplies as requested.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Completion of an AMA accredited Ultrasound program (minimum of 1 year in length) or either an Associate degree or higher in a related care field
Registry credentials with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical/Cardiac Sonographers; or Cardiovascular Credentialing International within 1 year of hire
Variable schedule to meet department needs; must be available for on-call and weekends
Ability to perform multiple tasks with frequent interruption and physical ability to transport equipment and patients to and from the bedside
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
2 years recent full-time experience in Echocardiography
Recent experience in Pediatric Echocardiography, Stress Echocardiography and Transesophageal Echocardiography
Membership in a professional organization such as the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, American Society of Echocardiography or the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
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