11 hours
2018-07-202018-08-19

Echo Vascular Sonographer

The Cardiac and Vascular Institute
Gainesville, FL 32605
The Cardiac and Vascular Institute of Gainesville, FL seeks to be the provider of choice for cardiovascular care to the people of North Central Florida by combining state of the art comprehensive cardiac services and care with innovative technology. We are seeking an ECHO VASCULAR SONOGRAPHER  in the ECHO SERVICES department of our cardiology practice in our Lake City office.   This position may perform services in either our Gainesville or Lake City office.




JOB TITLE:   Echo Vascular  Sonographer II



GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Responsible for performing all Cardiac Echo and Vascular  studies as outlined  below.



LOCATION: Lake City, FL / Gainesville, FL



POSITION STATUS:  Full-time



ESSENTIAL  FUNCTIONS:

The Sonographer will be responsible for proficiently performing Echocardiograms , Carotid Duplex, Segmental Pressure Exams, Exercise Treadmill Stress Tests, Stress (and Chemical) Echocardiograms, Abdominal Aorta Duplex, Arterial Duplex, Renal Duplex and Venous Duplex Studies following the established ICAEL  and ICAVL  standard  protocols  created by TCAVI.

Accurately inputs all pertinent information and measurements in the Intergy EHR system to create complete and accurate procedure reports.

Accurately charges for all exams performed in the Intergy EHR system.

Appropriately interacts in person and via telephone with patients or their representative regarding test instructions, questions and results.

Will assist in the training of students and newly hired techs.

Continually cleans and stocks exam rooms with supplies and linens.

Maintains equipment by properly cleaning and brings to the attention of the Manager any discrepancies.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Assists with ICAEL I ICAVL accreditation applications as needed.



The job  holder must  demonstrate  current  competencies  applicable to the job position.



EDUCATION: Completed a 2 year Associates degree or Certificate program specific to Cardiovascular Sonography.



EXPERIENCE: Minimum 2 years of experience performing Cardiac and Vascular Ultrasound  exams.



REQUIREMENTS: ACLS certified. The sonographer must be registered in both Cardiac Echo and Vascular through CCI or ARDMS. Within 90 days of employment date, must successfully  complete required job  competencies.



ABILITIES:

Demonstrates proper and safe use of equipment used to perform all Cardiac Echo and Vascular studies.

Demonstrates the skills needed to recognize arrhythmias and ischemic "Changes" on an EKG while performing stress tests.

Ability to correlate the patients ' clinical history and present symptoms to perform quality diagnostic studies. 

Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with interdepartmental personnel.

Able to work with minimal supervision, multi-task and meet deadlines.

Prioritizes work responsibilities and completes assignments in a timely fashion.

Willingly accepts additional responsibilities as needed.

Assumes responsibility for increasing knowledge and skills towards all.

ENVIRONMENTALI WORKING CONDITIONS: Medical/Clinical Office. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases and toxic substances and other conditions common to a clinic and echo vascular laboratory. All studies are performed in an exam/procedure room setting.



PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS: Performing studies frequently requires a full range of body motion. The tech must be capable of visual acuity in order to work on a computer for long periods of time.  Must be able to stand and sit down repeatedly, maintain  arm and  shoulder position  for several minutes, and assist patients  up/down  from the exam table.
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