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Cardiac Sonographer

Allina Health

Allina Health

Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2023

Number of Job Openings Available:

1

Date Posted:

December 13, 2023

Department:

31005036 AHMHI Echo Lab MPLS

Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:

0

Union Contract:

Non-Union

Weekend Rotation:

Other

Job Summary:

Provides high quality cardiac ultrasound exams for cardiologist interpretation, resulting in accurate diagnosis and/or shorter length of stay without repeat scans.

Key Position Details:

  • Casual Role
  • Weekday or Weekend shifts available
  • Required to Pick-up 2-Shifts per Month
  • On Call Not Required for Casual Employees - option to pick up
  • 8 hour Shifts available: 7:30am - 4:00pm or 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • 10 hour shifts available: 7:30am - 6:00pm

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Performs routine and special cardiac procedures in compliance with physician orders and department guidelines
    • Identifies patient and does set up for exam.
    • Documents accurately all needed aspects of the procedure.
    • Observes and communicates with patient responding to needs.
    • Maintains safe patient environment in procedure area.
  • Completes procedures with high degree of accuracy
    • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of all diagnostic equipment.
    • Maintains work knowledge and competence.
    • Gathers all relevant information to assist in interpretation of images.
    • Verifies all imaging has appropriately transferred to imaging storage and retrieval system.
  • Communicates with RN regarding patient status
    • Works together during specific procedures to ensure appropriate patient care.
    • Notifies RN of immediate patient needs or concerns.
  • Performs additional duties to complete process
    • Finalizes scan reports and sends to appropriate area for reading.
    • Participates in room turnover, including cleaning of equipment.
    • Restocks and prepares room for next patient.
    • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

  • Associate's or Vocational degree from a diagnostic sonography program required, echocardiography preferred
  • Cardiac Sonography experience required
  • BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required
  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer registry eligible upon hire required
  • Board certified within 6 months of hire; if working at St. Francis, must be able to obtain certification within 1 year of hire
  • Valid Driver’s License required upon hire - MN and WI residents must obtain a valid driver’s license in their state of residence within 60 days of employment if working in MHI Mobile Echo department


Physical Demands
Medium Work*:
Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently