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ULTRASOUND TECHNICIAN RD OB CRD VAS

BRONX, NY, US


The registered Ultrasound Technologist performs various modalities of cardiac ultrasound, including Transthoracic echo, stress (exercise and pharmacological) echo, assistance in transesophageal echo and assistance in echo guided invasive procedures. Responsibilities include preparation of preliminary reports, study transmittal and coverage of various outpatient satellite sites, Moses campus and other Hospital locations.

 

Responsibilities:
• Perform accurate and quality diagnostic studies according to lab protocol
• Perform appropriate number of tests per day
• Perform STAT exams in a timely manner
• Teach and assist in training of students, fellows and new technicians
• Maintain appearance of lab and work areas
• Follow echo workflow
• Render excellent patient care
• As needed, suggest an perform additional views based on findings of initial examination or patient presentations
• Contacts physician upon recognition of critical findings
• Independently performs echocardiograms in off-site locations and during weekends and holidays
• Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served
• Provide privacy and confidentiality

 

Qualifications:
• Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS OR RDCS) with at least one year of clinical echocardiography experience preferred
• Completion of CAAHEP certified cardiovascular sonography program preferred
• Must be BLS certified
• Extensive knowledge of the principles of ultrasound physics and instrumentation of ultrasound systems, cardiac anatomy, physiology and pathology
• Knowledge of exercise stress echo and pharmacological stress echo, transesophageal echo, and echo guided invasive procedures and sterile techniques and procedures
• Proficiency in operation of PC and use of Xcelera and Apollo

 

 

Department: Cardiology Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: MOSES Employment Status: Temporary Full-Time Address: 111 East 210th Street, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM Req ID: 115039 

 

Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

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