Cookeville Regional Medical Center is seeking Full-Time Echo Sonographer's to join our Cardiac Ultrasound team! Up to $7,500 sign on bonus with 2 year contract post orientation!
This position is responsible for working directly with patients and physicians, performing transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiograms while providing patient care and patient safety as established by department standards. This position is responsible for performing a variety of basic secretarial, clerical and housekeeping functions such as customer service, examination and work area cleaning, telephone communications, computer system data entry, information retrieval, (HIS, RIS, PACS), and infection control. It requires independent judgement and initiative while operating diagnostic ultrasound equipment, preparing exam rooms, and keeping the ultrasound department stocked with supplies.
Associates Degree required. Registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in Echocardiography or Cardiovascular Credentialing International. Registry Eligible employees MUST obtain certification meeting the aforementioned requirement within 6 months after employment date. Each employee is responsible for acquiring his/her own Continuing Education Credits to stay in good standing with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)C One year of experience in complete 2D, m-mode, Adult Echo and Transesohogeal Echo preferred. Must have then skills and knowledge in performing multi-plane cardiac ultrasounds with the ability to perform required calculations such as valve area, valve gradients, pressure calculations, velocity and other calculations.