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Cardiovascular Sonographer - University Hospital at University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Madison, Wisconsin





Job Description:

Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin. We are seeking an Cardiovascular Sonographer to: - Become a member of a dynamic team that focuses on providing an optimal cardiovascular imaging experience. - The Echo/Vascular Lab is accredited by Intersocietal Accreditation Council – in both Echocardiography and Vascular Technology. - Experience the opportunity to work in an environment that participates in cutting edge technology and procedures. - Work with other teams of health care professionals to provide a positive experience to all patients, families and visitors. Education: Minimum - Bachelor of Science Degree or specialized training in a health related field, such as Biological Sciences, Nursing, Radiology, or other Health Science. Work Experience: Minimum - Completion of required student clinicals. Licenses and Certifications: Minimum - Registered in echocardiography and vascular ultrasound (RCS, RDCS, RVT, or RVS). Current BLS or CPR. Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: - Knowledge of stress echocardiography, dobutamine echocardiography, and transesophageal echocardiography examinations.  - Knowledge of peripheral vascular non-invasive testing. - Ability to recognize cardiac anomalies in order for the physician to render a diagnosis. - Excellent communication and customer service skills. - Ability to maintain composure under stress, using tact and good judgment. - Analytical decision making skills necessary to quickly assess and resolve technical and patient care problems and issues. - Strong interpersonal skills in relating to medical and hospital staff. Physical Requirements: Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.  W ork Schedule: 60% FTE, 24 hours per week.  Three scheduled 8 hour shifts will vary between Monday - Friday, with a start time between the hours of 7:00 am - 9:00 am. This position will have On Call and Saturday shift rotations required. Shifts may vary based on the needs of the department.  University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that’s ranked Wisconsin’s #1 hospital and considered one of the nations leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.   Learn more about this opening UW Hospital and Clinics benefits UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.