Cardiac Sonographer – Duke Cardiology of Raleigh (Commitment Bonus Eligible)

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:xc2xa0https://dhip.dukehealth.org/about-usxc2xa0$10,000 Commitment Bonusxc2xa0| Paid out in 4 equal installments over 24 months in 6-month increments.xc2xa0xe2x80x8b**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.**xc2xa0JOB LOCATIONDuke Cardiology of Raleigh – 3320 Wake Forest Rd, Raleigh, NCxc2xa0JOB SUMMARYWe are seeking axc2xa0Cardiac Sonographerxc2xa0to provide patient and provider support by using ultrasound imaging technologies to aid in diagnosing and treating cardiac conditions.xc2xa0xc2xa0JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESDemonstrates proficiency by performing routine and urgent echocardiograms, including but not limited to 2-dimensional, 3- dimensional, Doppler, and Stress Echocardiogram, as requested by physician and in accordance with standard practices.Ability to thoroughly, and efficiently, evaluate pathology following current guidelines (American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), American College of Cardiology (ACC), etc.).Assist in the reaccreditation process and quality improvement program for the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission Echocardiography (IAC-Echo).Analyze patientxe2x80x99s medical record to obtain history of symptoms and necessary information for performance of diagnostic procedures.Communicates technical and patient care related information according to established processes and timelinesRespond to patient questions about procedures and equipment prior to starting the imaging process.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 as indicated.Attends required staff meetings and ensures ensuring continuing education requirements met to support professional growth and certification.xc2xa0JOB ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTSEducationGraduate or completion of program that meets eligibility requirements for registry/certification or currently holds required registry or certification.xc2xa0ExperienceNone 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.xc2xa0Degrees, Licensure, and/or CertificationARDMS/CCI certification in EchocardiographyARDMS/CCI certification within 18 months of hireBLS certificationxc2xa0Some 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.xc2xa0Duke 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.xc2xa0We 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.xc2xa0This 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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