Henry Ford Health System Cardiac Sonographer - Contingent - Days in Wyandotte, Michigan
Under the direction of a Cardiologist, performs diagnostic ultrasonic procedures for evaluation as prescribed by a physician. Requires knowledge and use of highly specialized equipment.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Explains examination procedure to patient and prepares patients for examination. Reviews clinical data on requisition and obtains additional patient information when necessary. Analyzes anatomical structure of patient, sets equipment, and performs ultrasound scan. Controls ultrasound to obtain proper diagnostic information from the area of the body being studied. Deciphers normal from abnormal pathology in order to obtain appropriate scan to show abnormality in its entirety.
Completes appropriate paperwork and database requirements for each test.
Completed requirements as a Cardiac Sonographer from accredited program. Must be eligible to sit for “Registered” Cardiac Sonographer designation from national accreditation board
Completed Cardiac Sonographer program and eligible for “Registry” certification
Registered Cardiac Sonographer in an established hospital non-invasive cardiac testing unit, preferred.
Registered Cardiac Sonographer within one year of hire.
Organization: Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
This posting represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described above.
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