Ultrasound Tech - Per Diem, KOP - 116241
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#116241 Ultrasound Tech - Per Diem, KOPExtended Deadline: Wed 7/6/2022
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Incumbent must understand concepts of the physics of ultrasound, demonstrates working knowledge of echocardiographic procedures, cardiac anatomy and physiology with a thorough understanding of cardiac abnormalities and disease processes. Follows established imaging protocols and modify the examination accordingly to ensure complete accurate high quality cardiac echo information is obtained. Perform diagnostic recordings, accurate measurements and calculations of echocardiography images and Doppler hemodynamic data (at rest and with stress), with or without contrast agents. May be required to perform other noninvasive cardiovascular tests including, ECG and treadmill stress tests. Contributes to work organization and scheduling as a member of a self-directed work team. Participates in the training of students, residents and fellows in echocardiography. Able to work independently and prioritize tasks needing completion. Positive communication and listening skills are important. Floats to labs in other clinic locations as needed. May need to work various shifts including weekends. Required to take call after hours and/or on weekends. Job standards are to be performed at the PRACTIONER level.
Graduate of a school of an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography program.
Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer license issued by ARDMS (RDMS) in AB & OB/GYN.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date required.
Two (2) years of relevant clinical experience.
Excellent communication skills.
Basic computer skills.
Must possess the skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
- Must be able to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, on-call, and some overtime, as needed.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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