Cardiac Sonographer | Heart and Vascular Clinic | Full Time – 40 Hours | $10,000 Sign On Bonus Available for Qualified Applicants

Rapid City, SD USA Full time 24_2514


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Job Summary

The Cardiac Sonographer is responsible for performing all echocardiography-related procedures in varied settings. This role requires a comprehensive knowledge of cardiovascular principles and ultrasound physics and instrumentation as well as the ability to produce and evaluate cardiac ultrasound images and related data that are used by physicians to render a medical diagnosis. The cardiac sonographer is responsible for acting as a liaison between staff, physicians, patients and family members while exercising discretion and judgment in the performance of the clinical examination. The cardiac sonographer will also provide the physician with an oral or written summary of the technical findings as well as provide patient education. The cardiac sonographer serves patients of all ages. This position includes on-call duties (nights, weekends and Holidays) on a rotational basis.

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Carries out cardiac examinations following department protocol and procedures.
  • Examines requisition for appropriate orders, exam date, indication for exam. Reprints corrected requisition.
  • Provides accurate data to radiologist/cardiologist reading exam studies per exam policy and procedures.
  • Acquires and archives for the procedure. Demonstrates competency in imaging and archiving procedures.
  • Documents appropriate information in patients chart.
  • Ensures the procedure and related supplies are billed correctly.
  • Participates in performance improvement and quality control activities.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Education - Associates degree in Applied Science
Certification - Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) Certification - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)

Experience - 1+ years of Sonographer Experience
Education - Bachelors degree in Ultrasound

Physical Requirements: Heavy work - exerting up to 25 pounds of force constantly (67-100% of the time), and/or up to 50 pounds frequently (34-66% of the time), and/or up to 100 pounds of force occassionally (up to 33% of the time), and or up to 100 pounds of force seldomly to move objects. Possible exposure to radiation and frequent exposure to contaminated needles and infectious body substances. Requires the ability to work designated shift lengths (including 8 and 12 hours), which may include night shifts or occasional irregular hours.

Job Category


Job Family

Technical Radiology


MHHVI Cardiology

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10 Monument Health Rapid City Hospital, Inc.

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Monument Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.