Abilene preserves the traditional heritage of the Old West while providing all the exciting advantages of a thriving contemporary city. Abilene is home to Dyess Air Force Base and the 7th Bomb Wing. With a 13-minute average commute, living and working in Abilene gives you more time to spend with your family, developing your practice and enjoying life.
In Abilene, we have a sense of community. You get the small town feel but with all the conveniences. Every cuisine from South of the Border to Southern Italy can be found including the best Mesquite BBQ. Churches adorn every corner, and fine art museum and the historic Paramount Theatre round out the highlights of the city.
Outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, golf and tennis are enjoyed year-around. As a healthcare provider you can trust with all these great community assets, Abilene has an opportunity for you. Hendrick is the first name in healthcare in the Texas Midwest and is central to many of the community events and activities for this area. We serve 24 counties providing the best healthcare available. Be a part of our staff and see why so many people are calling Abilene home.
CS - Non-Invasive Cardiology
Position Summary for Cardiovascular Sonographer
Performs diagnostic cardiovascular examinations per physician orders and according to department protocols. Generates preliminary reports for physician interpretation. Reviews physician reports, charts and charges procedures electronically. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure safe and effective patient care. Effectively interacts with patient and significant others, while maintaining professional standards. Interacts with Cardiologists and referring physicians according to applicable departmental policies regarding critical findings. Interacts with team leaders and managers to discuss significant findings, clinical situations, workflow status and equipment malfunctions. Often works without direct supervision and must have outstanding work ethics and integrity. Must be registered in either Adult Cardiac or Vascular Sonography by ARDMS or CCI. Must acquire CMEs as required by professional registries and by national lab accreditation.
Minimum Work Experience
1 year on the job training or graduate of accredited ultrasound school.
RDCS or RCS in adult echo and RVT or RVS in vascular ultrasound
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Perform all cardiovascular ultrasound procedures that are available in Non-Invasive Cardiology.
Master use of all equipment including ultrasound systems, PVR, BP monitors and computer systems.
Attends required training programs and staff meetings and completes computer-based learning lessons.
Must be available for on-call status, as scheduled, after normal operating hours, on weekends and holidays.