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Title: Sonographer (General) PRN
Location: United States-Louisiana-Lafayette LA-The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana
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I. Position Summary - Theultrasonographer provides health care services using sonic energy to assist in diagnosis or treatment. Performs ultrasonic imaging and related procedures in one or more of the following areas: OB/Gyn, abdomen, neurosonolgy, echocardiography and vascular. Demonstrates anatomy for interpretation and/or intervention by, or at the request of a licensed practitioner. Exercises professional judgment in performance of services and maintains a demeanor complementary to medical ethics. Applies appropriate patient care and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure. Participates in Cardiovascular Continuous Quality Improvement.
B. Sonographer must be registered in 1 of the 2 following areas, and must obtain registry in the other area within 6 months of hire date.
General Ultrasound Certification- American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) with the credentials R.T.(R)(S), or R.T.(N)(S) ; or R.T.(T)(S)
Echocardiagraphy Certification- Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) (AE), or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS)
Vascular Certification-Registered Vascular Technologist (RCVT); or Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS);
Current CPR, Healthcare provider.
C. Education: Graduate of an Ultrasound program which is fully accredited by the Committee of Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA).
D. Experience: A minimum of two years experience in a hospital setting is preferred.Special Qualifications: Good communication skills, computer skills are helpful. Ability to work with others as a team to ensure quality patient care.