Ultrasound Technologist - Noninvasive Cardiology Lab
2131 South 17Th Street
Job ID: 16396
Date Posted: Feb 5, 2024
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 Regional Medical Center
Department: Noninvasive Cardiology Lab
Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 1.000000
Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period
Work Schedule: 10HR DAY - Most of shift btwn 7A-7P
Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No
What You'll Do
Works under the supervision of the Manager of Noninvasive Cardiac Services and lead Ultrasound tech. Performs Diagnostic Echocardiography and/or Vascular Ultrasound procedures for ordering physician to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.
1. Performs all diagnostic Echocardiography Ultrasound procedures per standard protocols under the supervision of a Cardiologist for neonatal through geriatric patients. 2. Completes examinations by documenting all appropriate procedural related information. 3. Provides for patient’s physical and emotional needs in a wide variety of circumstances. 4. Transports patient as needed for all sections of the Noninvasive Cardiac Services Department. 5. Provides customers with instruction regarding the procedure appropriate information pertinent to their exams. 6. Performs/documents QA and QC per protocol. 7. May perform moderate of waived point of care testing per CLIA guidelines. 8. After hours call duty. 9. Performs all duties necessary to ensure the harmonious operation of the Echocardiography Ultrasound section. 10. Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence. 11. Performs other duties as assigned.
* Reg Diag Med Sonographer
* Registered Vascular Tech
* General Education Degree
* Associate Degree
1. Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent required. Work requires knowledge normally acquired through the completion of a one/two-year Echocardiography or Vascular Ultrasound program, or Medical Sonography program. 2. Licensure / Certifications: Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer, Registered Vascular Sonographer, and/or Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or Certified Cardiac and/or Vascular Sonographer through the Cardiovascular Credentialing International must be obtained within one year of hire. BLS Certification required. 3. Experience: One to two years preferred.
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.
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