Job Description

This Cardiac Sono (Echo) -Cardiac Imaging position is - PRN - Days . This position affords an incredible opportunity to join a fast growing Cath Lab/Structural Heart Team.

Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) through the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) through Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).

 

Summary:

Performs two-dimensional echocardiography examinations for patients as ordered according to established standards and practices. Performs exercise stress echos and assists physicians with dobutamine stress testing. He/she will demonstrate performance consistent with the mission, vision and goals of the department and organization. Demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work ethic and clinical practice.  Documents patient care and assures the completeness of the patient’s cardiac services medical record. Utilizes relevant information from the patient’s clinical record and obtains additional information if necessary. Provides assistance to physicians on an on-going basis with examinations, procedures, and other processes related to the direct care of the patient.  Performs patient assessment and evaluation. Demonstrates a consistent follow through and consideration for co-workers in making sure ECHO supply levels are adequate and equipment is properly maintained and in functional order.

Northwest Medical Center is a 300-bed hospital offering a full range of healthcare services including emergency services, accredited chest pain and heart failure programs, neurology and neurosurgery, outpatient imaging, a nationally accredited surgical weight loss program, total joint program, spine program and stroke center (recognized with Gold Seal designations by The Joint Commission), robotic surgery, GI lab, a free-standing women’s center, inpatient rehabilitation facility, wound care center, five urgent care facilities, and three ambulatory surgery centers. NMC also has several affiliated physician practices including Northwest Allied Physicians offering primary care and a wide range of specialists, Desert Cardiology of Tucson, Heart Center of Southern Arizona and Northwest Heart & Vascular.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

 

 

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