The Cardiac Sonographer II performs transthoracic echocardiograms (TTE), obtains images for transesophageal (TEE) and stress echocardiograms, and prepares patient records for review and interpretation by the physician in accordance with (IAC) accreditation and national standards. The Cardiac Sonographer II is responsible for quality improvement, scholarly, and educational activities, as assigned, such as but not limited to maintaining IAC accreditation standards and documentation; implementing and maintaining quality improvement measures, participating in scholarly and research activities and educating other Sonographers.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Graduate of an accredited echocardiography/cardiac ultrasound program with two(2) years of experience as a full-time Cardiac Sonographer (Must provide official transcripts at time of interview)OR five(5) years of experience as a full-time Cardiac Sonographer
Must possess one (1) of the following credentials (Must provide proof at time of interview) :
Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) credential in Adult Echocardiography (AE) from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) credential from Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
Advanced Cardiac Sonographer (ACS) credential from CCI
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Must be able to travel to work sites throughout CCHHS, when needed
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
· Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
· Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
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