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Company: Sparrow Health System
Location: St Johns, MI
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

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Job Opportunity Job ID: 23974 Positions Location: St. Johns, MI   Job Description General Purpose of Job:   Description:

Positions Location: St. Johns, MI

 

Job Description

General Purpose of Job:  

Performs diagnostic ultrasound examinations for subsequent evaluation and treatment by attending physician.  Responsible for the administration of quality Ultrasound examinations and patient information.

Essential Duties:

This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis.  Caregivers may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.

  • Performs cardiac and vascular procedures for the evaluation of cardiac and vascular disease, in the diagnostics department or other areas of the hospital as needed.
  • Explains procedure to patient and answers questions or concerns.
  • Obtains pertinent medical history prior to exam.
  • Obtains appropriate data and calculations and prepares data for interpreting physician.
  • Perform imaging in PACS environment including digitizing films for viewing, interpretation and storage on PACS.
  • When necessary, contacts and consults with ordering physician to assure appropriateness of procedure ordered, as well as provide immediate results when requested by ordering physician.
  • Maintains knowledge of current diagnostic techniques and procedures.
  • Transports patients.
Job Requirements General RequirementsRegistered via the American Registry for Diagnostic Sonography (RDCS) and/or (RVT) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (RCS) preferred. Work ExperienceCompletion of an approved ultrasound program specializing in cardiac sonography and vascular sonography or one year cardiac sonography and vascular sonography experience. Experience Carotid - Arterial - Venous - Stress Echo - TEE - Pediatric Echo preferred EducationCompletion of an approved ultrasound program specializing in cardiac sonography and vascular sonography or one year cardiac sonography and vascular sonography experience.Specialized Knowledge and SkillsPosition requires self-discipline. Excellent communication skills. A high degree of personal motivation. Excellent teamwork skills. Basic knowledge of technical factors and normal and abnormal anatomy. Knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical, psycho/social, educational, safety and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients serviced in his/her assigned service area as related to the principle duties and responsibilities of the position. The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training or experience.

Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Job Family Clinical Professional/Technical/Allied Health Requirements: Shift Match Any Degree Type / Education Level High School / GED Status Per Diem Facility Sparrow Clinton Hospital Experience Level New Grad


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