US Heart & Vascular
Katy, Texas, United States
(on-site)
Spotlight Preferred
30+ days ago
Job Type
Full-Time
Setting
Clinic

Description

Department: Imaging

Reports To: Imaging Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Positions Supervised: None

Amounts of Travel Required: Minimal

POSITION SUMMARY: To provide quality sonography services to the patients of Memorial Katy Cardiology Associates through collaboration with physicians and other members of the health care team. Supports the goals and objectives of Memorial Katy Cardiology Associates.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs routine 2D/Doppler echocardiograms and vascular exams (procedures include but are not limited to carotid, arterial, venous for DVT and venous for Reflux). Other duties may be assigned by supervisor.
  • Familiar with EMR to ensure the correct test is ordered, accurately input the correct billing codes for the test, and prepares preliminary echocardiogram and vascular reports with measurements for physicians.
  • Adequately explain the test to the patient and provide quality patient care.
  • Maintains equipment in efficient operating order; performs preventative maintenance on a regularly scheduled basis; contacts Technical Support for major malfunctions.
  • Knowledge and routine use of digital image storage system (Ultralinq) and associated workflow software.
  • Must adhere to the protocols and actively participate in the departmental QA program and accreditation process.
  • Maintain CME’s, CPR, and registries necessary to perform job duties as a registered sonographer.
  • Fill in for ablations, as needed.
  • Follows HIPAA policies and procedures. Respects and maintains patient confidentiality
  • Adheres to the company’s mission statement and core values.

QUALIFICATIONS

Certificates & Licenses: Credentialed in Echocardiography (RDCS or RCS) and Vascular Technology (RVT or RVS), Current BLS certification

Experience: Minimum of one year experience preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Sonographers must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination and dexterity sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. The employee is frequently required to bend, stoop, kneel/crouch as well as to stand and walk, spending many hours on his/her feet. Good eyesight and hearing, manual dexterity, and a full range of body motion required. Must be able to stand and sit for extended periods of time. May require occasional lifting of 25 pounds or more.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Position is in a fast-paced medical office environment. Working conditions are usually pleasant with the primary work environment being conducted in air-conditioned, well-lit exam rooms and office space. The work environment may include exposure to hazardous material, including bodily fluids and cleaning reagents, acutely ill patients, bloodborne pathogens, and communicable diseases. Given these conditions employees are required to wear protective garments and must strictly adhere to safety policies.
The Sonographer position requires the employee to work with other members of staff to coordinate patient care. It is essential that the Sonographer takes instruction well and interacts with other employees in a positive manner to fulfill the duties of the job.
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Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all employees within this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position

Job Type: Full-time with Benefits Available

Medical specialties:

  • Cardiology

Schedule:

  • Monday - Friday

License/Certification:

  • BLS Certification, (RDCS or RCS), and (RVT or RVS) (Required)

Work Location: One location

Please contact Wendy Parker at 919-210-8946 via text message or by phone or via email at wendy.parker@usheartandvascular.com  



Job ID: 72761315

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