FT / PT Heart Center Nurse, Cardiac Sonographer, Ra`diographer (Cardiac and Vascular)

UnityPoint Health St. Lukes

Requisition ID
2019-56802
Category
Medical Imaging and Radiology - Non-Nursing
Location
US-IA-Cedar Rapids
Address
1026 A Ave NE
Affiliate
1010 UnityPoint Health CR St Lukes Hospital
City
Cedar Rapids
Department
EKG
State
IA
FTE
0.9
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Primarily Days
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

Become a member of the interdisciplinary Cardiology Team, contributing professional knowledge and skills in the provision and management of care to adult and pediatric patients undergoing cardiac exams and procedures.  

Responsibilities

Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

·         Assesses the needs of patients and families undergoing procedures, providing appropriate teaching and making the necessary referrals to provide continuity of care.

·         Assists the physician with the development of an individual plan of care using a collaborative approach with the patient/family and health care team.

·         Promptly completes documentation to assure an accurate legal record of patient’s care.

·         Delivers high quality care while demonstrating knowledge and clinical skills of the specialty required in the department in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care.

·         Utilizes holistic approach (considering biopsychosocial, spiritual, educational, safety, and related criteria) appropriate to the age of the patients and families served in the assigned service area.

·         Utilizes critical thinking in making judgments, and maintains responsibility and accountability for the knowledge of conditions of the patient.

·         Demonstrates and maintains proficiency in the manual skills and techniques required in the safe performance of exams

·         Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of radiation safety and practice including the use of radiation protection devices and exposure levels for both the associate and patient.

 

Development & Patient Education

·         Continues professional development and involvement in professional activities that enhance Cardiac Sonographer practice by sharing knowledge through networking and research.

·         Assess and chooses teaching strategies appropriate to the patient’s and their families’ age specific needs, culture, gender, readiness to learn and level of comprehension.

·         Consults appropriate resources within the hospital to provide specialized education.

·         Demonstrates knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.

 

Department Support

·         Hspotal based professionals must meet requirements for standby call which includes a 20 minute response time from primary residence to hospital

Qualifications

Must meet all state or national professional licensure or certification requirements 

Job ID: 72601

Posted 16 days ago

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