Cardiac Ultrasound - Per Diem (Day)

Employer
The University of Maryland Medical System
Location
Easton, MD
Posted
Jul 13, 2018
Closes
Jul 16, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
What You Will Do: UM Shore Regional Health is seeking Cardiac Ultrasound Sonographer, Per Diem! Performs cardiac/vascular diagnostic procedures for interpretation by physicians; operates cardiac/vascular ultrasound diagnostic equipment, structured report/image management systems, performs diagnostic protocols in compliance with Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) standards. Familiar with operations of electrocardiograph (ECG) machine, holter and other event monitor systems, and stress test equipment. JOB DUTIES: Performs adult and pediatric cardiac ultrasound. Documents echocardiography studies/images/measurements utilizing digital structured report image management system. Prepares patients and equipment for procedures; explains procedures to patients and/or families. May be asked to be cross-trained to perform non-invasive vascular diagnostic procedures. Assists with the orientation of healthcare students and nurses. Maintains cleanliness of equipment and work area. Reports equipment malfunctions to manager. Has good working knowledge of ECG and Echocardiographic interpretations. Basic understanding of: a. Routine and STAT electrocardiographic procedures b. Application and removal of holter monitors. Basic understanding of scheduling of patients, transcription, filing, and distribution of reports. Contacts physicians/offices with preliminary results/critical test results, as required. Ensures accuracy in the medication process, including transport, storage, security, and/or administration of medications to include IV solutions.