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Cardiac Sonographer - Echocardiology

Job ID: 47469
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

***Hiring Bonus and Relocation Assistance May Be Available***

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, Washington is seeking a Cardiac Sonographer - Echocardiology for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position. Hourly compensation starts at $42.68, more depending on experience.

Hours: 7:30a - 4:00p

Responsible for performing diagnostic and special procedures ultrasonography in accordance with established policies and procedures. Must use independent judgment in applying knowledge of clinical cardiology, acoustic imaging technology, and problem-solving skills to optimize the echocardiographic evaluation, tailoring and expanding the exam to ensure comprehensiveness and diagnostic accuracy.

Details about the position:

  1. Performs prescribed ultrasound procedures using a variety of equipment to get preliminary echocardiographic measurements. Must be competent at the performance of adult echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography and contrast studies.
  2. Must follow department imaging protocols, appropriately acquire all echocardiographic measurements per protocol, create digital preliminary reports for the interpreting physician, and verbally communicate preliminary findings to the interpreting physician when necessary.
  3. Prepare, supply, and equip ultrasound rooms to meet specific cardiologist and physician requirements for procedures.
  4. Performs other duties as assigned.

What you bring:

  • Graduation from a CAAHEP accredited diagnostic ultrasound program required. A minimum six months full-time cardiac internship strongly preferred.
  • One year experience as cardiac sonographer preferred.
  • ARDMS eligibility, Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) or Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) is required; ARDMS PE or ADRMS AE may be considered if working with the specified patient care population and as approved by department leadership. 
    • New Graduates have one year to obtain registration through ARDMS, must be ARDMS eligible upon date of hire.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at time of hire.
  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

For a full description of this position or for questions, contact Andrea, [email protected]

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

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