Cardiac Ultrasound - Per Diem (Day)

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Job ID: 49421
Area of Interest: Allied Health
Location: Easton, MD US
Hours of Work: M-F 730-4
Job Facility: UM Shore Regional Health
Employment Type: Supplemental/Per Diem
Shift: DAY
What You Will Do:

UM Shore Regional Health is seeking Cardiac Ultrasound Sonographer, Per Diem! Performs cardiac/vascular diagnostic procedures for interpretation by physicians; operates cardiac/vascular ultrasound diagnostic equipment, structured report/image management systems, performs diagnostic protocols in compliance with Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) standards. Familiar with operations of electrocardiograph (ECG) machine, holter and other event monitor systems, and stress test equipment. 

JOB DUTIES: 
  • Performs adult and pediatric cardiac ultrasound.
  • Documents echocardiography studies/images/measurements utilizing digital structured report image management system.
  • Prepares patients and equipment for procedures; explains procedures to patients and/or families.
  • May be asked to be cross-trained to perform non-invasive vascular diagnostic procedures.
  • Assists with the orientation of healthcare students and nurses.
  • Maintains cleanliness of equipment and work area. Reports equipment malfunctions to manager.
  • Has good working knowledge of ECG and Echocardiographic interpretations.
  • Basic understanding of: a. Routine and STAT electrocardiographic procedures b. Application and removal of holter monitors.
  • Basic understanding of scheduling of patients, transcription, filing, and distribution of reports.
  • Contacts physicians/offices with preliminary results/critical test results, as required.
  • Ensures accuracy in the medication process, including transport, storage, security, and/or administration of medications to include IV solutions. 


What You Need to Be Successful:

  • Able to demonstrate the ability to perform adult and pediatric cardiac ultrasound. 
  • Completion of a minimum of an Associates in Science Degree in Cardiovascular Technology, OR registered OR registry eligible by either Cardiology Credentialing International (CCI) OR American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS). 
  • Certification in Basic Life Support. 

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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