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On Call PRN Contract, cardiovascular ultrasound

Carolina Cardiac Care – Columbia SC

Location: Columbia, SC

Carolina Cardiac Care is committed to our patients, each other and to providing progressive health care. Carolina Cardiac Care stands behind our promise to provide the most advanced technology for physicians, technicians, and staff. We provide the best people with the best tools.

Overview:

• The Ultrasound Tech operates all Ultrasound equipment

• Performs all diagnostic Ultrasound

• Echocardiology and Vascular studies by means of accurate positioning.

• Assists the Radiologist, Cardiologist and Urologist during special procedures

• Shift is primarily a day shift, but does include on-call rotation.

Duties:

• Prepare exam room and ultrasound equipment to conduct sonography examinations in accordance with infections disease, sterilization, and patient safety protocols, policies, and process.

• Assume responsibility for the safety of the patient during the sonographic examination.

• Review patient medical history and supporting clinical information.

• Ensure that the sonography examination order is complete, contains relevant information, and meets the standard of “medical necessity.”

• Evaluate any contraindications, insufficient patient preparation, and the patient’s inability or unwillingness to tolerate the examination and associated procedures.

• Communicate with the patient in a manner appropriate to the patient’s ability to understand.

• Use proper patient positioning tools, devices, equipment adjustment, and ergonomically correct scanning techniques to ensure patient comfort and safety, and to prevent compromised data acquisition and musculoskeletal injury to the sonographer.

• Conduct patient clinical assessment and perform the diagnostic medical sonography examination ordered by the supervising physician in accordance with professional and facility protocols.

• Apply independent, professional, ethical judgment, and critical thinking to safely perform diagnostic sonography procedures.

Qualifications:

• High school graduate

• Graduate of an accredited radiography program

• Dual Registered in Vascular and Adult Echocardiography

• Valid BLS Certification

​​Job Type: PRN Contract

Job Location:

• Columbia South Carolina

Required education:

• High school or equivalent

Required experience:

• 5 years of experience as an Ultrasound Technologist

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