ULTRASONOGRAPHER, CARDIAC

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  • Hurricane, WV
  • Posted: June 14, 2019
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Summary

  • Basic Description
    • Accountable for providing quality ultrasound scans for the Cardiologists in the diagnosis of cardiac patients.
  • Specialized Knowledge, Experience and Skills
    (Education, Experience and Skills required to fully perform the requirements of the position)
    • Degree / Education
      • High School Diploma/GED
      • Formalized Training and/or Associate Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
    • Level of Experience
      • None
    • Lic./Cert./Reg.
      • All licensure must be current/valid and from the state of West Virginia.
      • Registry Eligible
      • Basic Life Support - Must be certified within 30 days of hire.
      • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer from ARDMS within 1 year of hire
      • OR
      • Registered Cardiac Sonographer from CCI within 1 year of hire into position
    • Typing/Word Processing skills required for this position
    • Computer Skills required for this position
    • Other Required Areas of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      • Community Resource Knowledge
      • Customer Service
      • Decision Making
      • Employee Relations
      • Handle Multiple Assignments
      • Judgment
      • Keyboarding
      • Math Simple
      • Organization
      • Public Speaking
      • Teamwork
      • Verbal Communication
      • Work Independently
      • Written Communication
    • Acceptable SUBSTITUTIONS (if any)
      • Equivalent work experience may substitute for Formalized training
    • Patient Group Knowledge (Only applies to positions with direct patient contact)
      • The employee must possess/obtain (by the end of the orientation period) and demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide developmentally appropriate assessment, treatment or care as defined by the department’s identified patient ages. Specifically the employee must be able to demonstrate competency in: 1) ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of patient needs; 2) knowledge of growth and development; and 3) understanding of the range of treatment needed by the patients.
        • Adolescents
        • Adults
        • Geriatrics
    • Assigns work to or supervises others
    • Competency Statement
      • Must demonstrate competency through an initial orientation and ongoing competency validation to independently perform tasks and additional duties as specified in the job description and the unit/department specific competency checklist.
    • Minimum Requirement Comments
      • Formalized training is defined as at least 18 months of training as a Cardiac Ultrasonographer or equivalent work experience and registered. Until credentialed staff must work under appropriate  supervision of a credentialed sonographer.

  • Physical Requirements
    (Essential physical requirements)
    • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
      • Vision
      • Hearing
      • Crouching/Stooping
      • Hand Coordination
      • Arm Coordination
      • Kneeling
      • Twisting Upper Body
      • Lifting Irregular Loads
    • Activities Requiring Time
      • Sitting - 6 hr
      • Standing - 6 hr
      • Walking - 2 hr
    • Lifting
      • Up to 10 lbs - Frequent
      • 11 to 24 lbs - Frequent
      • 25 to 50 lbs - Frequent
      • 51 to 75 lbs - Frequent
      • Over 75 lbs - Frequent
    • Pushing
      • 51 to 75 lbs - Often
    • Reaching / Pulling
      • 51 to 75 lbs - Frequent
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Teays Valley Hospital-10
Echocardiogram
.9 Pro-Rata - Day Shift
Allied Health
Req #: 17629-14474