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Cardiac Sonographer

Company: Northshore
Location: Evanston
Posted on: November 14, 2021

Job Description:

Position Highlights: * Position: Cardiac Sonographer * Location: Evanston Hospital * Full Time/Part Time: Resource, per department need * Hours: Rotating Day Shifts, with rotations into the weekends. On-Call may be required. * Required Travel: May need to float to other sites What you will need: * License: N/A * Education: Associate's degree in Echocardiography, plus completion of 320 internship hours or 1 year of echo training required * Certification: CPR certification. Also will need to take registry exam/certification within 2 years of employment * Experience: 2 years of clinical experience preferred * Skills: Ability to frequently lift, move, pull and position required. Must be able to assist with occasional heavy lifting of 100 pounds. What you will do: * Schedule and complete exams across varying modalities (TEE, TTE, stress, intraoperative, research, and pediatric opportunities) with complete worksheet in reporting system prior to interpreting physician review. * Maintain a clean lab space and proper lab equipment. * Properly document in EMR and take vitals * Demonstrate critical thinking and appropriately flag significant echocardiography findings * Participate in monthly educational meetings (CME provided) * Participate in quality initiatives * Maintain current knowledge according to guidelines put forth by ASE * Additional office tasks as needed NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is an integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as a Top 15 Teaching Hospital in the U.S. The NorthShore system, headquartered in Evanston, Ill., includes six award-winning hospitals - Evanston, Glenbrook, Highland Park, Northwest Community Skokie, and Swedish. NorthShore comprises three exemplary physician networks, totaling more than 4,250 doctors across immediate, primary, specialty and complex care; and 170 office locations and 35 immediate care centers. NorthShore has an established reputation with more than 17,000 team members system-wide. NorthShore is committed to excellence in its academic mission and supports teaching and research as the principal teaching affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. NorthShore was the first health system in Illinois to receive Magnet designation-the highest, most prestigious honor that demonstrates excellence in nursing and high standards in patient care. The system earned Magnet re-designation in 2019. When you work for NorthShore, you will be part of an organization that encourages its employees to achieve career goals and maximize their professional potential. At NorthShore University HealthSystem, diversity, equity and inclusion are at the core of our mission to support our team members and patients - irrespective of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation or socioeconomic status. We believe that by recognizing and embracing our differences we create an organization that welcomes all to contribute and grow. We invite all candidates to our team, as we continue to build on the incredible value our diverse talent brings to our organization, our community and our patients. Please explore our website (www.northshore.org) to better understand how NorthShore delivers on its mission "to preserve and improve human life" through superior clinical care, academic excellence and innovative research. NorthShore is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please refer to the main career page for more information. EOE: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets, VEVRRA Federal Contractor.

Keywords: Northshore, Evanston , Cardiac Sonographer, Healthcare , Evanston, Illinois

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