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Senior Cardiac Sonographer

Company: Northshore
Location: Glenview
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Position Highlights:Position: Senior Cardiac SonographerLocation: Highland Park HospitalFull Time/Part Time: Full Time (40 hrs/wk)Hours: Day shifts with rotating weekends and on-call responsibilityRequired Travel: May need to travel to other sites.What you will need:License: N/AEducation: Associate's Degree in Cardiac SonographyCertification: Completion of RDCS certification (ARDMS) or RCS (CCI) within 2 years of start date; CPR certification required upon hire.Experience: 2 years' clinical experience in a Cardiac Sonographer position required. Proficient in all cardiac modalities and procedures. Demonstrates proficiency with computer skills and software programs for documentation activities and report generation.Skills: Ability to frequently lift, move, pull and position required. Must be able to assist with occasional heavy lifting of 100+ pounds.What you will do:Prepare exam room and ultrasound equipment to perform test/procedure in accordance with infectious disease, patient safety, and department/hospital policies.Verify patient identify using the organizational Patient Identifiers and ensure the test/procedure order is appropriate and complete.Apply independent judgment during the sonography examination to ensure that appropriate anatomically pathological and clinical conditions are accurately captured in the examination imagesCommunicate with the patient in a manner appropriate to the patients ability to understand. For example, assess language barriers and physical/cognitive limitations.Demonstrate consistent ability to perform a clinically accurate adult/PEDs echocardiogram following department established protocols within 60 minutes.Begin each test at the scheduled start time and communicate any schedule delays with patient and healthcare team.Independently able to navigate and document in the electronic health care record (EPIC) and department specific software-API, Syngo, Outlook, and Apollo.Maintain constant TJC readiness by keeping informed of initiatives within the hospital and constantly practicing solid professional standards that abide by these guidelines.NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is an integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as a Top 15 Teaching Hospital in the U.S. The NorthShore system, headquartered in Evanston, Ill., includes five hospitals - Evanston, Glenbrook, Highland Park, Skokie and Swedish. NorthShore also includes a 900 physician multispecialty group practice, NorthShore Medical Group, with more than 140 locations in the Chicagoland area. NorthShore has an established reputation and employs over 10,500 people.NorthShore is committed to excellence in its academic mission and supports teaching and research as the principal teaching affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.NorthShore was the first health system in Illinois to achieve Magnet - recognition-the highest, most prestigious honor that demonstrates excellence in nursing and high standards in patient care-something only achieved by 6% of hospitals nationwide. The system earned Magnet re-designation in 2019. When you work for NorthShore, you will be part of an organization that encourages its employees to achieve career goals and maximize their professional potential.Please explore our website (www.northshore.org) to better understand how NorthShore delivers on its mission "to preserve and improve human life" through superior clinical care, academic excellence and innovative research.NorthShore is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please refer to the main career page for more information.EOE: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets, VEVRRA Federal Contractor.

Keywords: Northshore, Glenview , Senior Cardiac Sonographer, Healthcare , Glenview, Illinois

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