Cardiovascular Sonographer/CV Lab/FT/Shifts Vary
Company: UC Health
Posted on: December 8, 2018
Facility: Medical Center of the Rockies Department: MCR CV Lab Schedule: Full-time Shift: Flex - All Shifts/Combo of Shifts Scheduled Days & Hours: variable Requisition number: 85853 Cardiovascular Sonographer ? MCR CV Lab Performs routine and emergency echocardiograms and vascular ultrasound tests in an outpatient exam room, or if appropriate, portable at patient bedside. Home base at Medical Center of the Rockies with potential rotation to Greeley and Longmont. Career advancement into a team leadership role possible * Graduate of an accredited Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound program * 2 years of related experience - preferred experience in Pediatric Echo. Knowledge of structural heart a bonus * 1 adult echo and 1 vascular credential from: ARDMS: Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) ? Adult (AE); Vascular Technologist (RVT) CCI: Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS), Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS), Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS), Advanced Cardiac Sonographer (ACS) * BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.) Elevating the Possibility of U at UCHealth UCHealth is a special place and it requires a special type of person to work here. We are committed to attracting exceptional people who possess a rare combination of talent, drive, and intellectual curiosity. They are the people who naturally gravitate toward our culture, our geography, and our passion for discovery -- ambitious people for whom UCHealth isn't just a career, but an elevated state of mind. Job Duties * Verifies order appropriateness. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation. Sets expectations for patient receipt of exam results. * Positions patient and performs cardiovascular ultrasound procedure(s) per protocol. Selects appropriate transducers and optimizes images. Identifies pathology and customizes exam for appropriate interrogation. * Analyzes results for image quality and inclusion of anatomical and hemodynamic information. Creates a preliminary report based on acquired measurements and knowledge of physiologic function. * Assists physician during invasive ultrasound procedures. Formulates and ensures consistent evidence-based exam protocols. Prepares and maintains equipment and supplies. Follows appropriate safety standards and infection control guidelines. The University of Colorado Health system is home to five hospitals, three of which hold Magnet designations by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, as well as multiple Nightingale awards for excellence in nursing. Our academic hospital in Aurora, a recognized leader in quality, technological innovation and employee and patient satisfaction, is ranked #1 In Colorado by US News and World Report. Our academic center has accomplished what only 31 other hospitals worldwide have achieved ? three consecutive magnet designations. Join Us. Together We Improve lives. UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization. IND123 # GD1SDL2017
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