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Cardiac Sonographer

Company: Centerpoint Medical Center
Location: Independence
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Description Introduction - Do you have the career opportunities as a Cardiac Sonographer you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Centerpoint Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare. Benefits Centerpoint Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income. Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location. Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Lead Cardiac Sonographer where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise! Under the general direction of the Radiology Director, Medical Director and the Manager, the Lead Cardiac Sonographer coordinates the flow of the daily activities in assigned area(s) of responsibility. The majority (75%+) of time for this position involves aspects of performance of Interventional procedures. -Job Summary and Requirements
    Acting under direct supervision of the Cardiology Nurse Manager or preceptor, the Cardiac Sonographer is responsible for accurately performing echocardiograms on all patients; including infants, adolescents, and adults. -
    What you will do in this role: - -
    • Analyzing the information and providing calculations to assist the physician in providing appropriate care and treatment. -
    • The Cardiac Sonographer must be competent in the performance of transthoracic, trans esophageal and stress echocardiography. -
    • The Cardiac Sonographer will demonstrate competence at performing these procedures in the Echo Lab, at the patient's bedside or as part of invasive cardiovascular procedures in the Cath Lab, EP Lab or Operating Room. -
    • The Cardiac Sonographer will demonstrate competence and safety with the IV administration of cardiac contrast agents (saline and Perflutren), starting IVs as needed and will demonstrate competency in the use of trans esophageal (TEE) probe high level disinfection. -
    • Duties include tasks that assure the department runs effectively and efficiently, including the maintenance of patient records. -
    • The Cardiac Sonographer will carry out any other activities assigned by the Cardiology Nurse Manager including Outreach assignments. - -
    • The Cardiac Sonographer will respond within 30 minutes when on stand-by call. - -
      What Qualifications You Will Need: -
      • High School graduate or equivalent. Graduate of a cardiac sonography program and/or on-the-job training under supervision of a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer. - -
      • Demonstrated technical knowledge in the performance of patient procedures as required in each clinical area. -
      • Current registry through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) with active status in Adult Echocardiography preferred. -
      • For new graduates, must obtain registry within 12 months of registry eligibility date. - -
      • American Heart Association Basic Life Saving certification required within 30 days of hire. - -
      • One year of echo experience or graduate of cardiac sonography program with combined training and experience of at least one year. - - -is a 285+ bed hospital featuring state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Our hospital offers some of the latest clinical services available to patients. We remain focused on providing compa -ssionate care and top-notch customer service for our patients. We offer many features for visitors, including sleeper chairs in patient rooms, comfortable waiting areas, and wireless internet access. We are a Level II Trauma Center with 24/7 emergency services and an accredited Chest Pain Center. Our Orthopedic Services include Total Joints and Sports Medicine. We are an accredited Cancer Program and Breast Center. We provide Women's Services, a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and a Stroke Center. Our Outpatient Services include a Surgery Center, Advanced Wound Care Center, Pain Center, Sleep Disorder Center, Imaging, and Rehab. We are part of HCA Midwest Health, a network of hospitals in Kansas City and surrounding areas. - HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Lead Cardiac Sonographer opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. -

Keywords: Centerpoint Medical Center, Independence , Cardiac Sonographer, Healthcare , Independence, Missouri

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