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Echo Sonographer

US Heart and Vascular

US Heart and Vascular

Tucson, AZ, USA
Posted on Tuesday, December 19, 2023

Main Function:

Performs various imaging procedures/studies in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides excellent patient care, acting with professionalism and empathy at all time
  • Provides patient care in a timely manner, communicates with radiologist, and works efficiently as a team member
  • Preforms a variety of tasks and works under general supervision
  • Helps maintain quality control of sonographic equipment
  • Maintain daily log of patients seen
  • Performs diagnostic studies on patients as prescribed by physician and explains procedure to patients to assure cooperation and optimal test results
  • Participates in the maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Observes patient during procedure and reports abnormal activity
  • Adhere to guidelines for sterilizing and cleaning of all equipment
  • View images and adjust parameters to achieve high quality diagnostic imaging
  • Follows and enforces Pima Heart policies and procedures
  • Successfully complete in person device/application specific training
  • Safeguard the privacy of patient health information
  • Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have excellent interpersonal and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to prepare for procedures including moving patients
  • Decisive judgement and ability to work with minimal supervision

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be registered or eligible with ARDMS in Cardiac and Vascular or become registered within one year.
  • BLS/CPR Certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Echo, Stress Echo and Vascular preferred
  • Experience using Siemens SC2000(full/upright) and Siemens Bonsai(portable/laptop) equipment.