Cardiac Sonographer
Mayo Clinic
 La Crosse, WI

City

La Crosse

State

Wisconsin

Telecommute

No

Department

Cardiovascular Medicine

Position description

Performs imaging and Doppler ultrasound examinations on the heart and surrounding anatomy by means of two-dimensional imaging. Provides Doppler and color flow Doppler and M-mode techniques as indicated for patient records, storing pertinent data on videotape and hard copy. Assists cardiologist by operating the echo machine during transesophageal (TEE) studies. Performs ultrasound examination component of stress echo. May work in any or all of three settings: hospital, clinic, outreach (mobile). The Ultrasound Technologist is available for 24-hour call with a 30-minute response time required. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served in his/her assigned department as indicated: Age of population served: Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric

Qualifications

Registered cardiac sonographer or registry eligible in Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) with passage of RDCS registry within two years of hire.

Additional qualifications

Minimum of one year experience in adult and pediatric cardiac sonography including experience with transesophageal and stress echo; or graduate of an accredited echocardiography program or two or more years experience preferred. Must have knowledge of pathology, diagnostic procedures, and patient care procedures. Experience with mobile service operations helpful. Skills: Proven ability to work with co-workers, physicians, and all levels of health care professionals.

License or certification

Registered cardiac sonographer or registry eligible in Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS)

Exemption status

Non-exempt

Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $31.16 per hour.

Benefits eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

80

Schedule details

Days; Monday - Friday; 8 hour shifts with call

Weekend schedule

Weekend call rotation

Site description

La Crosse, WI, is a city of 52,000 with a metro area of 120,000 in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, located between Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, and Madison, WI. The area offers unlimited, four-season recreational opportunities (biking, golf, hiking the bluffs and cross-country/downhill skiing). We have a great family environment with safe and high-quality schools, including two universities and a technical college. There are sport events, a local symphony orchestra, theaters, children's museum and a civic center.

Category

Other Patient Care

Job posting number

124922BR

Recruiter

Casondra Johnson

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).