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Echocardiographer - Radiology

5145 South College Rd
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 15466
Date Posted: Jan 12, 2024

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Job Description

Description

About NHRMC

NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: New Hanover Medical Group

Department: NHMG-Myrtle Grove Radiology

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 0.4

Work Schedule: 8HR DAY 

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

What You'll Do

Summary:
Works under the general direction of the Radiology Manager this employee produces two dimensional ultrasonic recordings and Doppler flow analyses of heart and related structures for use by Physician in diagnosis of heart disease and study of heart.

Responsibilities:

1. Explain procedures to patient to obtain cooperation and reduce anxieties of patient
2. Attach electrodes to patient’s chest to monitor heart rhythm and connects electrodes to electrode leads of ultrasound equipment
3. Adjust equipment controls according to physician’s orders and areas of heart to be examined
4. Key patient information into computer on equipment to record on video cassette and strip printout of test
5. Start ultrasound equipment that produces images of real time tomographic cardiac anatomy and adjusts equipment to obtain quality images
6. Move transducer, by hand, over patient’s hear areas, observes ultrasound display screen and listens to Doppler signals to acquire date for measurement of blood flow velocities
7. Print pictures of graphic analysis recordings and removes videocassette for permanent record of internal examination
8. Measure heart wall thicknesses and chamber sizes recorded on strip printout or keys commands into computer to measure thicknesses and changer sizes of heart on videotape and compares measurement to standard norms to identify abnormalities in heart
9. Measure blood flow velocities and calculates data such as cardiac phsicology and valve areas for evaluation of cardiac function by physician
10. Review test results with interpreting physician
11. Print daily encounter forms, perform reminder calls and enter data into the proper Radiology exam recording system as directed by the Manager
12. Supervise the CT/Vascular Tech Assistant
13. Serves as Lead Technical person in Vascular lab

Position Requirements

Credentials:
Education:

Associate degree

Other information:
1. Education: Associate degree or equivalent from a two year or technical school or six months to one year related experience and or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
2. Licensure / Certifications: Registered Diagnostic
Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS), American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), CPR/BLS certified
3. Experience: None
Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications.

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

  • Member Top 100 Hospitals – In 2016 NHRMC was recognized as a Top 100 Hospital demonstrating significant investment and financial sustainability for the communities we serve.
  • Newsweek's 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals - NHRMC Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital was named as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek.
  • Forbes America’s Best Large Employers 2018 and 2019- Link
  • Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare- Link
  • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience

Consider a career at NHRMC and become part of this award-winning team!

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