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Cardiac Sonographer (Per Diem) - Bozeman

Company: Billings Clinic
Location: Bozeman
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

The Cardiac Sonographer is responsible for performing diagnostic imaging services in the specialty ofUltrasound and for the operation of a variety of equipment to produce images of the patient's body fordiagnostic purposes. Interviews patients, explains procedures, and assists in positioning the patient forprocedures. Reviews test results with the Cardiologist.Essential Job FunctionsSupports and models behaviors consistent with Billings Clinic's mission, vision, values, code of business conduct and service expectations. Meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements. Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency standards as it relates to the environment, employee, patient safety or job performance.Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic sonography examinations as ordered by the physician. Assumes responsibility for the safety, mental and physical comfort of all patients in the sonographic area. Interviews patient, explains examination procedures and process and assists in positioning the patient for scans. Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify, record and adapt procedures as appropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images. Coordinates with other staff to assure appropriate patient care is provided. Coordinates scheduling, transportation and scanning of patients. Maintains patient examination records in accordance with Billings Clinic policies, procedures and standards. Assists physicians with invasive Ultrasound guidance procedures as appropriate to service needs. Analyzes sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information, medical history, and utilizes independent judgment during the sonographic exam to accurately differentiate between normal and pathologic findings. Prepares preliminary reports and/or checklist for the interpreting physician. Reviews exam with the interpreting physician as requested. Communicates with attending and referring physicians as appropriate. Maintains ultrasound equipment and work area in a neat, organized manner and maintains adequate supplies. Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency environmental, employee or patient safety standards relevant to job performance. Participates in maintenance of laboratory accreditation. Complies with general training required by Billings Clinic as well as specific training required of the position. Identifies needs and sets goals for own growth and development; meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements. Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field of ultrasound, vascular and echocardiography technology. Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.

Keywords: Billings Clinic, Bozeman , Cardiac Sonographer (Per Diem) - Bozeman, Healthcare , Bozeman, Montana

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