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Cardiovascular Sonographer - $5,000 Sign-On Bonus Eligible - University Hospital

Company: UW Health Partners
Location: Madison
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin.

We are seeking a Cardiovascular Sonographer (CV Sonographer) to:

  • Become a member of a dynamic team that focuses on providing an optimal cardiovascular imaging experience.
  • Experience the opportunity to work in an environment that utilizes cutting edge technology and procedures.
  • Work with other teams of health care professionals to provide a positive experience to all patients, families and visitors.
  • Join our Echo/Vascular Lab that is accredited by Intersocietal Accreditation Council - in both Echocardiography and Vascular Technology

Education:

Completion of a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CHAAHEP) approved ultrasound program, Associate Degree in Biological Sciences, Radiology, Ultrasound, or relevant health sciences field.

Preferred - Bachelor's Degree in Ultrasound, Radiology, Biological Sciences, or relevant health sciences field.

Work Experience:

Minimum - Completion of required student clinicals.

Preferred - One (1) year of experience in a lab performing echocardiography and vascular imaging.

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.

Work Schedule:

100% FTE, 40 hours per week. Scheduled shifts will be Monday - Friday, with variable start times between 7:00 am - 9:00 am. Required to work Saturday rotation 8:00 am - 4:30 pm as well as on-call rotation. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

Sign-On Bonus: This position is eligible for up to a $5,000 sign-on bonus (pro-rated on FTE/hours).

University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet-designated facility that's ranked Wisconsin's #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

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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.

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Keywords: UW Health Partners, Madison , Cardiovascular Sonographer - $5,000 Sign-On Bonus Eligible - University Hospital, Other , Madison, Wisconsin

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