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Cardiac Sonographer - Triangle Heart Associates (Outpatient) - Commitment Bonus Eligible)

Company: Duke Health
Location: Bahama
Posted on: May 7, 2024

Job Description:

Duke Health Integrated Practice is an exceptional, multi-specialty physician practice encompassing 140 clinics across North Carolina. We attract and retain premier medical professionals with competitive compensation, benefits, and a nurturing work atmosphere that unites passion and purpose.

Learn more about us: https://dhip.dukehealth.org/about-us



$10,000 Commitment Bonus - Paid out in 4 equal installments over 24 months in 6-month increments. ---

**Only new hires who have not worked for Duke University Health System in the past 12 months (at the time of offer) are eligible to receive the commitment bonus.**



JOB LOCATION

Duke Triangle Heart Associates - 1821 Hillandale Rd, Durham, NC



JOB HOURS

The schedule for this position is day shifts, Monday-Friday, with no weekends or holidays.



JOB SUMMARY

We are seeking a Cardiac Sonographer to provide patient and provider support by using ultrasound imaging technologies to aid in diagnosing and treating cardiac conditions at our Triangle Heart Associates clinic in Durham, NC.



JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Demonstrates proficiency by performing routine and emergency echocardiograms, including but not limited to 2-dimensional, 3- dimensional, Doppler, Transesophageal, and Stress Echocardiogram, as requested by physician and in accordance with standard practices. Operate equipment necessary to perform all required procedures and to obtain optimal diagnostic recording; utilize ancillary devices such as selected transducers, digital networking system, off-line analysis systems.
Maintain equipment in working order, making minor adjustments and repairs. Perform routine cleaning, preventive maintenance, and report any equipment malfunction to echo lab manager.
Analyze patient's medical record to obtain history of symptoms and necessary information for performance of diagnostic procedures.
Prepares preliminary reports for review and interpretation by Cardiologist, including comparison of previous studies.
Participate in quality improvement activities; evaluate procedure results for technical quality and accuracy; maintain appropriate logs, files, and records.
Review department performance in relation to established goals, implementing changes to effect outcomes.
Attends Echo Lab Meetings, participates in Echo related conferences through attendance, ensuring continuing education and professional growth.
Ensures all ICAEL requirements are met and maintained. Staff information, CMEs, policies and procedures, protocols, etc. are updated annually to meet ICAEL requirements. Staff is updated on all ICAEL changes. Organizes and prepares ICAEL application to maintain an accredited status.



JOB ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Education

Graduate or completion of program that meets eligibility requirements for registry/certification or currently holds required registry or certification.



Experience

None required beyond above education/certification requirements.
Level I - Must obtain ARDMS certifications as required by each entity within 18 months of employment.
Level II - Minimum of two years' experience as a Sonographer.
Level III A minimum of 4 years' experience within specialty modality in which they are seeking promotion.



Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification

ARDMS/CCI certification in Echocardiography
ARDMS/CCI certification within 18 months of hire
BLS certification

Some roles within our organization may encompass essential job functions requiring distinct physical and/or mental capabilities. Further details and accommodation requests will be addressed by individual hiring departments.



Duke Health Integrated Practice is dedicated to Equal Opportunity Employment, fostering a diverse workforce without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.



We aspire to build a community grounded in collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our shared achievements rely on a dynamic exchange of ideas, flourishing best when a multitude of perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences thrive. Upholding these values is a collective responsibility within our community.



This job description aims to outline representative responsibilities for this title, not an exhaustive account of specific duties. Employees may be assigned job-related tasks beyond those explicitly outlined here.

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