$6,000 for a 0.90-1.0 FTE with 2 or more year(s) of experience and a 2 year commitment, payable immediately
$3,000 for a 0.50-0.89 FTE with 2 or more year(s) of experience and a 2 year commitment, payable immediately
$3,500 for a 0.90-1.0 FTE with less than 2 years of experience and a 2 year commitment, payable immediately
$1,750 for a 0.50-0.89 FTE with less than 2 years of experience and a 2 year commitment, payable immediately
Hours / Bi-weekly Pay Period: 80
Shift / Scheduled Hours: Day shift hours with weekend rotation every third or fourth weekend and holiday rotation. Call required after day shift hours and weekends. In addition this position will require Pediatric echo sonographer at ASMC to serve the NICU.
Location: Aurora Sinai Med Ctr 945 N 12th St Milwaukee, WI53233
How You’ll Make a Difference
Performs cardiac ultrasound services and procedures for adult and pediatric patients including transthoracic and stress echocardiography.
Performs cardiac ultrasound procedures such as M-mode, 2-D, Doppler and Color Flow Doppler utilizing a variety of equipment and techniques and makes the necessary measurements required for the interpretation to obtain accurate, high quality results (for example, muscle wall thickness, diameter of chambers, volume of chambers, valve areas, blood flow velocity and direction). May assist physicians in the Catheterization and Electrophysiology Labs by performing echocardiograph studies to aid them in proceeding with complex procedures to decrease risk factors.
Identifies and defines cardiac abnormalities and extends the scope of the examination appropriately.
Prepares patients for procedures and obtains clinical history from the patient including cardiac related physical findings and pertinent laboratory data in order to adapt the imaging techniques to obtain comprehensive and diagnostic echocardiograms to alleviate the probability of erroneous clinical interpretation of the echocardiogram.
Assists in performing transesophageal studies with cardiologist, calculating appropriate measurements and sterilizes probe.
Communicates clinical findings to the appropriate staff.
Records statistics and performs daily maintenance of the Echocardiography Lab and its equipment, reporting all malfunctions as appropriate.
At Aurora Health Care
We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients—we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that’s as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you’ll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you have the opportunity to change lives—including your own.
Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve, when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.
License & Certifications
Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS-AE) registration with Adult Echo issued by the ARDMS needs to be obtained within 1 year, or
Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) registration issued by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), and
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.
Advanced training beyond High School that includes the completion of an accredited or approved program in Sonography.
No experience required
Knowledge and ability to apply complex sonographic principles, instrumentation and techniques. Knowledge of cardiac anatomy and physiology. Excellent interpersonal and patient service skills. Intermediate computer skills.
Internal Number: 168706
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