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Cardiac Sonographer I

Requisition #

59616BR

Physical Location

Shakopee, Minnesota

Posted Date

11-Nov-2019

Schedule Type

Part-Time

Dept. Name

Radiology

Hours Per Week

32

Contract

STF SEIU Technicals

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

St. Francis Regional Medical Center, located in Shakopee, Minn., provides an array of patient care services, including The Family Birth Place, Breast Center, Cancer Center, pediatric care, rehabilitation and sports medicine, as well as a range of health education and support groups. With 798 employees, 459 physicians and 86 staffed beds, St. Francis provides a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services to more than 115,000 patients each year on a collaborative medical campus with more than 30 other providers. This unique structure enables St. Francis to combine the caring and compassion of a community hospital with the modern medical technology, specialties and services found in the metro area. It is jointly owned by Allina Health, Essentia Health Critical Access Group and HealthPartners.

 

Responsibilities

Req ID: 59616
  • Produces good quality imaging studies for physicians to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of their patients
  • Adapts procedures and techniques to accommodate neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients
  • Assists the nurse and the stress tech during stress testing.
  • Maintains an awareness of patients physical and emotional conditions, recognizes and reports adverse signs and takes authorized and/or necessary action
  • Verifies patient identification and imaging order
  • Protects patient confidentiality
  • Provides care appropriate to the age population served based on established criteria
  • Shows good communication skills with patients, families, and other hospital personnel by following our commitment to care standards
  • Works efficiently with others to increase department productivity
  • Completes tasks independently with minimal supervision
  • Equipment and rooms are kept clean, follows procedures for maintenance service issues
  • Follows hospital policies and radiation safety and infection control
  • Participates in Modality QA
  • Reviews their individual monthly QA
  • Performs data entry on exams, completes worksheets, consent forms and reporting documents as necessary
  • Files images and reports correctly
  • Burns C.D.s upon request & completes appropriate ROI for film release
  • All mandatory education is completed successfully, in a timely manner
  • Attendance is noted at staff meetings and mandatory hospital programs or minutes are reviewed as appropriate
  • Maintains current ARRT/NMTCB/ARDMS (based on modality) registration and the continuing education requirements
  • Expands base of knowledge
  • Maintains current BLS certification

Education

High School Diploma. Degree from an Echo program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Qualification/Skills

Current certification as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) in Adult Echocardiography by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS). BLS Required.
  • Knowledge of computers. Ability to perform multiple tasks. Good communication skills. Work is physically demanding: standing, bending, lifting and pushing. Must have excellent human relation & organizational skills.
  • Ability to perform Stress Testing

Work Schedule

Day shift weekdays, typically 8:30a-5p with currently 4 hours of call every 3rd to 4th weekend

Location/Community Information

The City of Shakopee is located in the southwest corner of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, 23 miles from Minneapolis, on the Minnesota River. Residents of Shakopee enjoy both the atmosphere of a small town and the resources of a thriving metropolitan area. Incorporated in 1857 as a booming river town, today Shakopee is the county seat of Scott County, one of the fastest growing counties in the United States. The city has its own downtown central business district, regional medical center and business park and is home to regional entertainment attractions such as Historic Murphys Landing, Valleyfair Amusement Park, and Canterbury Park Racetrack.

Shakopee:

  • Located 20 miles Southwest of the Twin Cities
  • Population = 34,000
  • Service Area = 120,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

59616BR
Cardio / Resp / Sleep / Neuro