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Cardiac Sonographer - Noninvasive Cardiac Testing, Full-time, Days - $10,000 Sign On Bonus

Company: Northwestern Medicine
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionThe Cardiac Sonographer reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organizations Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.The Cardiac Sonographer functions as an echocardiography technologist under the administrative direction of the Resource Coordinator of Cardiac Graphics. The sonographer is responsible for learning all the commonly performed echocardiography procedures in the department and developing consistent proficiency in performing these procedures. These procedures include M-mode, two-dimensional, planar Doppler blood flow studies, Exercise and Dobutamine Stress tests, 3D echocardiograpy, as well as the techniques required to calculate measurements of chamber size and value area.Responsibilities:Learns and applies echocardiograph techniques in order to competently perform all commonly applied procedures according to set protocols established by cardiologists. Develops proficiency in performing these procedures.Ensures procedures are performed within designated time frames in order to maintain the daily schedule without unnecessary patient waiting time, cancellations and/or reschedules.Coordinates communications between referring physicians, departmental physicians and staff, nursing units and/or hospital staff to facilitate smooth patient and staff flow, inpatient transportation, scheduling, supply replenishment, equipment repair and problem-solving.Becomes knowledgeable in laboratory protocol, measuring heart chamber size and wall thickness, scanning techniques, preliminary interpretation of M-mode, two-dimensional, planar Doppler flow studies, 3D echo, as well as Stress Echoes.QualificationsRequired:Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer or Registered Cardiac SonographerPreferred:CPR Advanced Cardiac Life SupportCPR Basic Life SupportBachelors degree in health sciencesMinimum of two years performing Echocardiography Exams#NMDIEqual OpportunityNorthwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected Jobble

Keywords: Northwestern Medicine, Chicago , Cardiac Sonographer - Noninvasive Cardiac Testing, Full-time, Days - $10,000 Sign On Bonus, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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