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Cardiovascular Sonographer

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Christiana Care Health System, with locations in Wilmington and Newark, DE, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Named one of "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, we have an excess of 1,100 beds between our two hospitals (Christiana Hospital and Wilmington Hospital) and are committed to providing the best patient care in the region.

 

The Cardiovascular Lab is currently recruiting for a Diagnostic Cardiac Ultrasound Technologist to work Day shift 4 ten hour days including one weekend day. The successful candidate is responsible for rotating on-call schedule covering off hours and weekends.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

To perform cardiac ultrasound procedures.

Documents patient's clinical history and technologist impressions of the images obtained on exam request forms.

Assists the cardiologist with obtaining images and equipment operation during transesophageal and stress echocardiography.

Reviews Xcelera images with the interpreting cardiologist before final interpretations are completed.

Reports to the Technical Director in a timely manner any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards or safety violations that may cause injury to one-self, other employees, patients and visitors.

Assists in the instruction of cardiac ultrasound students and Cardiology Fellows during their practice performance at Christiana Care.

Requirements:

Associate degree from an accredited school of cardiovascular technology

Must be registry-eligible and sit for registry and become RDCS/RCS within the first 12 months of employment.

Must be either ARDMS (RVCS) or RDCS certified.

Certification in CPR.

Experience with saline and definity contrast; transesophageal echo, stress echo, dobutamine stress echo and adult echo required.

Willingness to be trained in IV placement and administration of contrast agent.

 

 

EEO Statement:

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

 

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 844586

Posted On: Sep 15, 2021

Updated On: Oct 15, 2021