CPR HeartPlace has an excellent full time employment opportunity, with benefits, for a Cardiac Sonographer to work at its HEB HeartPlace clinic located in Bedford, TX. Prior experience as a Cardiac Sonographer in a clinical capacity is required.
Responsible for performing echocardiography studies and related tests as ordered by the physician in accordance with acceptable medical practices and procedures. All candidates must be Echo Registry eligible.
1.Performs 2-D Echo and Doppler studies. Performs treadmill and dobutamine Stress Echo studies.
2.Performs contrast and bubble study Echos as needed.
3 Explains procedures to patients and obtains informed consent from patient.
4.Provides excellent customer service and the highest quality patient care.
5.Follows all OSHA and other safety guidelines.
6Maintains current CPR certification.
7.At all times protects the confidentiality of protected health information (PHI) of patients per HIPAA regulations; does not normally have business need for seeing PHI of employees.
8.Actively demonstrates teamwork at all times.
9.Adheres to company safety standards at all times, such that no serious (requiring medical attention) injury occurred during the prior 12-month period.
10.Follows other policies and procedures such that there are no verbal or written warnings during the evaluation period.
11.Backs up medical assistants/nurses in the following:
a.Escorts patients to exam rooms.
b.Takes patient vital signs (blood pressure, heart rate, weight, etc.).
c.Records patient medications in chart.
12.Responsible for EKG, rhythm strip, and printouts as needed.
13.Responsible for Holter monitor hook-ups and removals as needed
14.Maintains cleanliness and supplies in patient exam rooms.
15.Receives phone calls from patients and other external sources as needed.
16.Pulls patient charts when necessary.
17.Uses the computer for patient inquiry and scheduling.
18.Performs all other duties as required
1.High school diploma or equivalent.
2.At least 2 years of practical experience.
3.Current CPR certification.
4.Fluently speak, read, and write English.
5.Understanding of OSHA requirements in a clinical setting
6.Understanding of HIPAA requirements.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.