Cardiovascular Sonographer

Echovascular Lab 
Full Time 
Night Shift 
2100-0730; Fri - Sun


Sign-On Bonus: 20,000 

Consistently named best hospital, Lexington Medical Center dedicates itself to providing quality health services that meet the needs of its communities. Ranked #2 in the state and #1 in the Columbia metro area by U.S. News & World Report, Lexington Medical Center is the only hospital named one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina.

 

The 607-bed teaching hospital anchors a health care network that includes five community medical centers and employs more than 8,000 health care professionals. The network includes a cardiovascular program recognized by the American College of Cardiology as South Carolina’s first HeartCARE CenterTM and an accredited Cancer Center of Excellence affiliated with MUSC Hollings Cancer Center for research and education. The network also features an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer’s care center and nearly 80 physician practices.  Its postgraduate medical education programs include family medicine and transitional year residencies. 

Job Summary

Proficient at all functions required to schedule, perform and process echo and/or vascular ultrasound examinations.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: None.
Substitutable Education & Experience: None.
Required Certifications/Licensure: Certified in CPR or certified within 3 months of employment;

Registry eligible (ARDMS or CCI) in Echocardiography and/or Vascular Technology. Must obtain registry in either Echocardiography or Vascular Technology within 90 days of hire date.
Required Training: Successful completion of formal or occupational training specific to either echocardiography and/or vascular sonography;

Possesses excellent understanding of medical terminology

Essential Functions

  • Performs invasive and non-invasive echo and/or vascular procedures.
  • Possesses excellent understanding of normal and abnormal cardiac anatomy in relation to the cardiovascular disease process and/or arterial and venous system (pathology, morphology).
  • Obtains a brief history that applies to cardiac disease states and/or arterial/venous diseases states.
  • Performs a brief physical exam that applies to cardiac disease states and arterial/venous disease states.
  • Clinically evaluates patients and determines the level of appropriate testing.
  • Administers echocardiogram image enhancement agent as indicated.
  • Recognizes symptoms of cardiovascular distress.
  • Uses all current equipment that requires considerable experience, judgement and concentration.
  • Available for on-call duty in order to maintain after hours service.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participates in a continuous quality improvement program.
  • Participates in education programs and in-services for departmental personnel.
  • Participates in continuing education by reading journals, attending workshops and seminars.
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance and calibration procedures on all pertinent equipment.
  • Reports equipment malfunctions and maintains a record of these events.
  • Maintains professional rapport with the Medical Director, Medical Staff and Cardiovascular Staff.
  • Works independently with little or no direct supervision.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned or as required by circumstances.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.  LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary 
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.


Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina