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Sanford Health Cardiac Sonographer - Echo / Vascular Lab - FT in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Facility: Heart Hospital Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1301 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Varied Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Department Details

Sign on bonus available. New grads welcome to apply.

Full-time

• 8 hour shifts

• Rotating call and holiday schedule.

Sioux Falls is one of the fastest growing areas in the Midwest. As the largest city in the state, it balances an excellent quality of like and strong economy with a safe, clean living environment. Thanks in part to no personal income tax, low real property and sales taxes, and affordable housing, Sioux Falls has a low cost of living: 6% lower than the national average.

Sanford USD Medical Center is part of a larger health care organization. The care we provide our patients has become more integrated. We have a robust outreach program and have the opportunity to travel with physician teams to provide communities a holistic approach to cardiac care. The ECHO lab is located in the Heart Hospital building at Sanford USD Medical Center Campus.

Join our Adult team where you will have the opportunities to learn from innovative physician teams, utilize best practices in the industry, and state of the art equipment. Broaden your skill set and knowledge by performing TTE, TEE, Watchman, TAVR, Mitral Clip, 3D images and Strain. You will assist in and have a partnership in the Cardiac Cath lab, EP lab, PET/CT, and Stress lab. The Cardiac Sonographer will perform bubble studies and are able to individualize care by administering contrast agents for better image quality. We utilize Philips EPIC 7’s and CX50’s.

Job Summary

Performs echocardiography tests/procedures in accordance with the American Society of Echocardiography standards. Prepares patients for exams by explaining procedures, transferring patients to the ultrasound table, applying gel, and positioning patients properly. Operates the ultrasound equipment to produce and record images of the motion, shape, and composition of blood, organs, tissues, or bodily masses, such as fluid accumulations. Performs the echocardiogram and oral and/or written preliminary summary of technical findings to interpreting physician for use in medical diagnosis.

Thoroughly understands the operation of the ultrasound machine and utilizes new sonographic technologies when needed. Performs routine cardiac ultrasound procedures in a clinic, hospital, and mobile sites depending on location. Interacts professionally and effectively with fellow health care professionals. Assists in the submission and /or maintenance of Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) accreditation when necessary.

Supervises or trains students and cardiac sonographers as needed. Adheres to safety and infection control policies established by Sanford. Adheres to established internal standards and procedures abstracted from Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPPA).

Additionally, based on the facility, some Sanford markets/facility sites may expand job responsibilities to include ultrasonography.

Qualifications

Graduate from an accredited two-year Cardiac Ultrasound Program or a minimum of one year equivalent work experience.

Credentialed with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT), American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), or registry eligible is required within 12 months of hire.

Maintenance of a valid driver’s license and good driving record is required. This may include passenger on flights and occasional overnight stays at assigned sites. Employees are held to the Sanford category driver's license policy and medical guidelines when applicable for job duties.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within six weeks of employment and re-certification as necessary is required.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-49115
Featured: No