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Cardiac Sonographer

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Richmond
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Description Come join us at Henrico Doctors Hospital! The Forest Campus is a 340-bed acute care facility located in Richmond, VA that's part of the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) family. HCA is one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S., where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless! Up to $10,000 sign on bonus available to qualified applicants!

As part of our full range of healthcare services, we specialize in heart and stroke care, women's health-including high-risk pregnancies, maternity and neonatal intensive care-orthopedics and groundbreaking diagnostic imaging. We're also a national trendsetter in kidney transplants-through the Virginia Transplant Center-and we lead the state in minimally invasive procedures, having performed more Da Vinci robotic-assisted surgeries than any other facility in Virginia. Are you a Cardiac Sonographer with two years of echocardiography experience? Would you like to work for one of Richmond's preeminent facilities? Are you a patient centric professional who embodies HCA's mission to commit to the care and improvement of human life? If you are proactive, goal oriented team player with the ability to work independently this Cardiac Sonographer position is perfect for you! The responsibilities of the Cardiac Sonographer include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs accurate analysis of all cardiac anatomy and assimilates appropriate data necessary for interpretation of study and assesses the same for the staff.
    • Utilizes appropriate communication and interpersonal skills with patients, families, physicians and staff.
      • Assists the physician as needed during procedures and monitors physiological parameters during procedures.
        • Demonstrates proficiency in operating and troubleshooting equipment in the Echo Lab.
          • Performs job to ensure quality care is provided within defined area of accountability.
            • Safely transports Echo machine to patient room to perform Echocardiogram or transports patients to department as necessary.
              • Takes call after regular hours.
                • Restocks work areas with necessary supplies. Keeps work areas clean and orderly to promote patient safety.
                  • Participates actively in continuing education and assists in education of new staff as requested.
                    • Communicate effectively with Department Leader, Clinical Coordinator, staff members and physicians and serves as a liaison to promote interdepartmental relationships.
                      • Initiates and documents patient teaching including family and/or significant others. Uses appropriate patient education documentation modality. Shift times: Mixed w// Rotating Weekends We value you and your future. HCA is proud to offer great leadership, a nurturing environment, many opportunities for growth and development, competitive pay and great full-time/part-time benefits including multiple health insurance plan options, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and many more programs to cover a wide variety of today's life and family needs. In addition to your salary and health insurance benefits, HCA provides a matching 401k as well as an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP). Members of HCA receive consumer discounts on cell phones, hotels, rental cars, and many others. Interviews are being set immediately, you are encouraged to apply today! About HCA:HCA is one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, HCA is made up of locally managed facilities that include 178 hospitals and 119 freestanding surgery centers located in 20 U.S. states and in the United Kingdom. HCA is ranked number 63 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently recognized for being one of the "Worlds Most Admired Companies" and "World's Most Ethical companies"
                        EXPERIENCE Required - Allied Health, CVT or Nursing background. Preferred - Two years echocardiography experience. EDUCATION Required - Graduate of an accredited program in Vascular/Cardiac Sonography Preferred - ARDMS or CCI registration Preferred Registered Diagnostic Sonographer.

                        HCA provides equal employment opportunities toall employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination andharassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex,national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexualorientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristicprotected by federal, state or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditionsof employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination,layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Richmond , Cardiac Sonographer, Healthcare , Richmond, Virginia

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