Job Opportunity Details

Job ID Specialty Geographic Location City State Recruiter
2195892 Sonographer Springfield IL Continuum Medical Staffing

Company Name: Continuum Medical Staffing
Recruiter Name: Lacey Gifford
Contact Phone: 520-305-2179

Job Title: Registered Sonographer

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Recruiter Email: lgifford@continuumgroup.net

Job Description

This is a Sonographer Opportunity Only!

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(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Sonographer - Registered Sonographer needed for 13-week contract assignment in Springfield, IL! Excellent pay package and ASAP start! 
Shift: 7a-330p
Position Summary: 
Basic Function of Cardiac Sonographer: Evaluation of anatomy and pathophysiology of the heart and great vessels by the use of diagnostic ultrasound.  Performance, measurement, and evaluation of Adult and Pediatric Transthoracic Echocardiograms, Stress Echo (Treadmill, Dobutamine, and Valvular), and TEE procedures.  Image and report processing via PACS and electronic reporting applications.  Perform specialty imagine (contrast, 3D, strain) and participate in cardiac cath lab and cardiovascular surgical procedures.  Engage with sonographer team, physicians, families, and patients to create a Great Patient Experience.  Support laboratory operations by participation in accreditation, quality assurance, education, and lab development projects.  Embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence Standards of Safety, Courtesy, Quality, and Efficiency that support our mission, vision and values.
 
Basic Function of Vascular Sonographer: 
Evaluation of anatomy and pathophysiology of the vascular system by the use of diagnostic ultrasound.  Performance, measurement, and evaluation of arterial and venous structures.  Assist the vascular surgeons in the diagnosis and treatment of vascular disorders|diseases.  Image and report processing via PACS and electronic reporting applications.  Support laboratory operations by participation in accreditation, quality assurance, education, and lab development projects.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education:

Bachelors Degree preferred.
Licensure|Certification|Registry:
Active Registry in Medical Sonography by the ARDMS (American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers) required.  Cardiac Sonographers are to hold Specialty Certification in Adult or Pediatric Echocardiography (RDCS).  Vascular Sonographers are to hold Specialty Certification as Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) or RDMS in the Abdominal specialty.
CPR required within 90 days from hire date. 
Experience:
    
Other Knowledge|Skills|Abilities:

Ability to lift and move patients and heavy equipment to meet the clinical and operational needs of the area. 
Outstandin oral and written communication skills.
Educational methodology, data organization, information handling skills and leadership abilities required.
PERFORMANCE CRITERIA (CARDIAC):

Maintain skills and expand knowledge in the performance and evaluation of transthoracic echocardiography in the adult population. 
Maintain skills and expand knowledge in the performance and evaluation of transesophageal echocardiography in the adult population in standard settings, the surgical suites and Cath Labs. 
Maintain skills and expand knowledge in the performance and evaluation of stress echocardiography procedures. 
Maintain skills and expand knowledge of the application of echocardiography in pericardial centesis, myocardial biopsy, intracardiac echo, or other interventional procedures. 
Maintain skills and expand knowledge in the performance and evaluation of transthoracic echocardiography in the pediatric, neonatal and fetal population. 
Possess knowledge and understanding of other cardiac diagnostic testing: cardiac cath, EP, Holter, EKG and arrhythmias, radionuclide imaging. 
Maintain skills and expand knowledge of ultrasound contrast agents and their applications. 
Recognize and address critical pathology through modification of scan protocols, recommendation of ancillary testing and notification of interpreting physician. 
Demonstrate leadership in clinical application of vascular ultrasound.
Performs other related work as required or requested.
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