WellStar Health Systems Echo/Vascular Sonographer Reg in lagrange, Georgia
At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Echo Tech/Vascular Tech functions under the direction of the Lead Technologist/Chief Technologist/Manager and is responsible for performing all cardiac imaging; which includes, if performed at your designated facility, adult, pediatric, trans esophageal and stress echocardiograms. Performs measurements and calculations according to laboratory protocol, provides written or an oral summary of preliminary findings to the interpreting Cardiologist, is responsible for the safety and well-being of all patients in the Echo department, must possess the ability to communicate effectively with the patient(s) and health care team, performs other work related duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent from accredited program required;
Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography program or an accredited Cardiovascular Technology program preferred.
Required Minimum Certification : Actively working to obtain certification through American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) as Registered Cardiac Sonographer. Certification must be obtained within 6 months of employment . Current compliance with continuing medical education (CME) requirements for specialty(ies) as appropriate.
Required Minimum Experience: At least, one year experience performing adult echocardiograms. Pediatric experience a plus, but not required.
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Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.
WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
Department Nuclear Medicine
Facility WellStar West Georgia Medical Center
Category Allied Health
Shift Days, Weekend Option