Emory Healthcare/Emory University Cardiac Sonographer in Atlanta, Georgia
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Performs advanced cardiac ultrasound services and procedures to patients such as congenital, myocardial mechanics, 3D imaging and stress utilizing independent judgment.
Functions as an expert resource, to instruct other cardiac sonographers with in-services and education regarding performance and preliminary interpretation of these procedures.
Performs quality assurance to ensure that all the necessary echocardiography data are obtained for the patient based on clinical history and presentation.
Formulating and ensuring consistent implementation of exam protocols.
Provides in-service education and case reviews for staff cardiac sonographers in collaboration with the Echocardiography Technical Director concerning new methods and techniques that are to be incorporated into the echocardiography exam.
Maintains up to date laboratory policies and procedures.
Responsible for performing research echocardiograms
Registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, or Cardiac Credentialing International.
Minimum of two years clinical experience in the area of concentration.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association is required.
Location: Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
Shift: 8 hour shifts
Cardiac Sonographer, Sr, Salary: $31.36/hour-$51.69/hour
The grade and salary of the position are based on specific criteria met within the qualifications of relevant experience, skills, performance and internal equity.
This position is eligible for shift differential
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks
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Division St. Joseph's Hospital
Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30342
Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta
Department SJH Echo Cardiology
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Job Number 118170
Job Category Imaging & Radiology
Standard Hours 40 Hours
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