Kalispell Regional Healthcare Cardiac Sonographer II in Kalispell, Montana
Cardiac Sonographer II works independently under the supervision of the Echo Lab Supervisor and Cardiologists in an on site or outreach setting. Performs a variety of cardiac ultrasound procedures. Provides care to neonatal to geriatric patients.
*Accurately and efficiently performs cardiac echocardiogram procedures as outlined by department procedures and exam protocols.
*Obtains patient history, describes and responds to questions, and informs patient of when to expect results of the echocardiogram.
*Accountable for organizational and department policies and procedures.
*Provides images, data analysis and patient comments to the Cardiologist for diagnostic interpretation.
*Assists the Cardiologist with Transesophageal Echocardiography in an outpatient and inpatient setting (Including EP/Cath Lab and Structural Heart).
*Stays current on training and continuing education.
*Maintains equipment and coordinates repairs and service as needed.
*Assists with administrative duties as needed, triages incoming phone calls, and performs daily EMR report verification.
*Participates in required QI on a quarterly basis.
Graduate of an accredited school of Non-Invasive Cardiac Ultrasound required.
ARDMS Registry in Adult Echocardiography required.
ARDMS Registry in Pediatric Echocardiography required;
Fetal Echocardiography preferred.
Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in Adult Cardiac Ultrasound preferred. Minimum of two (2) years of pediatric cardiac ultrasound experience preferred.
Knowledge and understanding of ASE guidelines for the appropriate use of contrast for echo required.
HCP BLS preferred or must successfully obtain within 90 days of hire.
Valid Montana Driver’s License required. Must be 21 years of age, have a good driving record clear of moving violations in the past five (5) years and no major driving offenses (DUI, etc.).
Possess knowledge and experience in all cardiac echo procedures. Possess comprehensive knowledge of cardiac anatomy and hemodynamics. 3D Echo and structural heart experience preferred. Capable of multi-tasking to maintain daily patient workload, i.e., STAT Echocardiograms, add-on procedures, etc. Possess ability to adapt to frequent schedule changes.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written required. Self-starter, possess organizational skills, and ability to perform independently, as well as within a team.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please let us know.
For Kalispell Regional positions, please email Recruiting@krmc.org.
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Job Locations US-MT-Kalispell
Requisition ID 2021-9427
Category Clinical Technicians
Pay Period Status 80
Schedule Days with on call rotation
Position Type Full Time (Benefits Eligible)