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Internal Temporary Traveler Cardiac Sonographer (40hrs)

Needham, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Needham Category: Cardiology Job ID: JR47839 Date posted: 03/25/2024
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Day (United States of America)

The Internal Temporary Traveler Cardiac Sonographer participant adheres to the agreed upon scheduling parameters of the Internal Temporary Allied Program. The assignment schedule is 8:00 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, holiday rotation varies with assignment based on operational needs. Assignments are typically for a 90 days period.

Under the direction of the Director Outpatient Clinics and the Chief of Cardiology, ensures that testing procedures are performed according to clinic and department policy and standards. Performs noninvasive examinations involving the application of high frequency ultrasonic waves.

Job Description:

Job Description:

  • Performs all testing procedures in the echocardiography, which include diagnostic m-mode, two-dimensional, spectral Doppler and color Doppler.
  • Performs diagnostic exercise/pharmacological stress echocardiograms.  In doing so, produces accurate clinical information for used by the cardiologist for the diagnosis of cardiac medical disorders.  Perform TEE at the direction of Cardiologist.
  • Prepares, administers & documents, all contrast material / injection information as required by policy.
  • Responsible for responding to Code Red as required.
  • Troubleshoots technical methods of echocardiography as necessary.
  • Ensures a safe testing environment in all daily operations.
  • Demonstrates ability to retrieve and send data utilizing the clinical and financial information systems.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Associate degree and/or graduate of an accredited echocardiography program or relevant clinical experience resulting in registry eligibility.
  • ARDMS/RDCS or CCI/RCS accreditation or accreditation eligible.
  • A one year grace period may be provided to candidates who have completed an accredited echocardiography program and provide documentation they took but did not pass the boards.
  • Minimum of one year of experience in echocardiography required.
  • AHA BLS certification required or must be obtained within 30 days of hire.
  • Strong organizational and both written and verbal communication skills.  In depth knowledge of cardiac anatomy, and the ability to apply that knowledge to gather relevant information for diagnostic evaluation.  In the absence of any of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

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