Echosonographer I - #337372

SSM Health


Date: 07/22/2021 12:30 PM

City: Frontenac, Missouri

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Performs diagnostic procedures to assess cardiac structures and hemodynamics in accordance with accepted protocols. This position performs either adult or pediatric echosonography.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs appropriate diagnostic procedures, records patient test results and reports results.
  • Monitors patient comfort and safety during tests, alerting physicians to abnormalities or changes in patient responses.
  • Maintains adequate supplies and verifies all equipment is in proper working condition; reports deficiencies and failures.
  • Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately.
  • Ensures all activities comply with regulatory agency standards.
  • Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).
  • Assists in maintaining a clean and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area and any other areas in department.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



EDUCATION

  • Associate's degree or completion of a sonography certification program



EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant standing and walking.
  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).
  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.
  • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Frequent lifting/moving of patients.
  • Frequent reaching, gripping and keyboard use/data entry.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Occasional use of vision to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Rare kneeling and sitting.

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