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Cardiovascular Sonographer-Heart and Vascular Institute
Regional Health
Regional Health

Job Location: Rapid City, SD
Job Type: Full time
Hours: Scheduled Weekly Hours40
Department: RHHVI Cardiology
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Day (United States of America)

Job Summary:

The Cardiac Sonographer is responsible for performing all echocardiography-related procedures in varied settings. This role requires a comprehensive knowledge of cardiovascular principles and ultrasound physics and instrumentation as well as the ability to produce and evaluate cardiac ultrasound images and related data that are used by physicians to render a medical diagnosis. The cardiac sonographer is responsible for acting as a liaison between staff, physicians, patients and family members while exercising discretion and judgement in the performance of the clinical examination. The cardiac sonographer will also provide the physician with an oral or written summary of the technical findings as well as provide patient education. The cardiac sonographer serves patients of all ages. This position includes on-call duties (nights, weekends and Holidays) on a rotational basis.

Job Description:

Essential Functions:
  • Carries out cardiac examinations following department protocol and procedures.
  • Examines requisition for appropriate orders, exam date, indication for exam. Reprints corrected requisition.
  • Provides accurate data to radiologist/cardiologist reading exam studies per exam policy and procedures.
  • Acquires and archives for the procedure. Demonstrates competency in imaging and archiving procedures.
  • Documents appropriate information in patients chart.
  • Ensures the procedure and related supplies are billed correctly.
  • Participates in performance improvement and quality control activities.
  • All other duties as assigned.

    Additional Requirements:

    Education - Associates degree in Applied Science
    Certification - Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) Certification - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)

    Experience - 1+ years of Sonographer Experience
    Education - Bachelors degree in UltrasoundPhysical Requirements:
    Heavy work - Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Possible hazard of contamination from blood, sputum, and other body substances may occur. Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, or tissues.

    Employee Benefits:
    Regional Health offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that looks out for you and your family. We recognize there are many types of families, with many different needs. That's why our plans are flexible, allowing you to select the individual benefits which fit your personal needs.

    Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.

    How to Apply:

    Regional Health

    Come join us in our pursuit to become the best healthcare system in America!
    Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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