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Cardiovascular Sonographer II-Echocardiographer

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: LMH CARDIOLOGY - METRO PKWY
Categories: Professional
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 AM-6:30 PM
Schedule: Variable

Description:

Performs diagnostic ultrasound in a Cardiovascular Department. A Level 2 (Primary Echocardiographer) sonographer must specialize in echocardiography. The Cardiovascular Career Ladder will be utilized to establish competency and placement within the CV Career Ladder process. The primary role is in the echocardiography laboratory and employee will be required to perform transthoracic, transesophageal, and stress echo. Skills in vascular testing or echocardiography beyond these core competencies will be evaluated and awarded in accordance with the departmental skill based career ladder. The posistion may require after hours and rotating call responsabilities. This position may occasionally have to cover another facility when the need arises.

Requirements:

Education: High School Graduate, Graduate from an accredited Cardiovascular Technology program or related allied health degree. Extensive experience may substitute training. Experience: Greater than one year Training: Training as defined above License: Registered with the American Registry of Diagnostic Sonographers as RDCS Other: Job Specifications (Physical & Mental Requirements) External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable.

General Requirements (has the ability to.) Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Bend - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Climb - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Kneel - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Crouch - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Twist - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Sensory Requirements (has ability for.) Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to.) Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Make decisions under high pressure - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work alone - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Adapt to shift work - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hand Manipulation (ability with.) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 25 to 34 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 35 to 50 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 35 to 50 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 51 to 75 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 76 to 100 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Over 100 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Environmental (may be exposed to.) Infectious Diseases - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Chemical Agents - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Dust, Fumes, Gases Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Extremes in Temperature or Humidity - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Hazardous or Moving Equipment - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Loud Noises - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Others (note below) Latex Continually ( i.e. Daily) Low Level Radiation Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)