PRN Echo Tech/Vascular Dual Reg (Cardiac Outpatient)

Job Number: 1080452

Piedmont Heart Institute Physicians - Austell, Georgia
Shift/Schedule: PRN


Performs both cardiac and vascular ultrasound testing to include 2D echo/Doppler, dobutamine stress,
exercise stress, and multiple vascular procedures including carotids, arterials, venous duplex, aorta, and renal artery duplex, as well as other related duties assigned by manager, supervisor or lead sonographer. Qualified individual is able to provide cardiac and vascular ultrasound to adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient population and provide all necessary documentation and preliminary interpretation of results.

1. Performs patient evaluations to include; verifying patient identity, reviewing the patients chart for orders and prior studies and addressing patient questions and concerns.
2. Performs echocardiograms, Doppler, dobutamine, stress echo or vascular studies according to protocols. Appropriately utilizes contrast when necessary and provides adequate documentation.
3. Completes documentation in chart and generates accurate preliminary report for physician interpretation in PACS system.
4. Maintains safety and cleanliness of room and equipment according to infection control policy and equipment cleaning policy. Shares responsibility of restocking supplies and notifying supervisor of needs. Reports any equipment safety or maintenance issues immediately to supervisor.
5. Assists accreditation coordinator in data collection and provides required studies for submission to maintain accreditation. Attends a minimum of 50% of quarterly quality improvement meetings.
6. Acquires and maintains training and competency in electronic health record system as required to perform duties.
7. Effectively communicate with other members of the patient care team.
8. Participate in call rotation and weekend coverage if applicable
9. Maintain personal competency file.
10. Transport and move/position patients.


Graduate of registry approved ultrasound program or equivalent experience according to Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC).
Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS) required.
Must be credentialed through American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credential International (CCI) in both modalities at time of hire.
o Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
o Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) through the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).
Vascular Testing:
o Vascular Technologist (RVT) through American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)
o Registered Vascular Sonographer (RVS) through the Cardiovascular Credential International (CCI).
o Registered Technologist Vascular Sonography [RT(VS)]
Two (2) years of experience in each modality in a hospital inpatient, outpatient, or ambulatory setting preferred.

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