Fairview Health Services Echocardiographer in Edina, Minnesota

Overview

Fairview Southdale Hospital serves the greater Twin Cities metro area. We’re known for our award-winning heart, stroke and cancer care. We also provide on-site access to a variety of specialty services, from childbirth and pediatrics to orthopedics and surgery. We have been designated a Level III Trauma Center, which means our emergency support services are staffed 24-hours a day to help support the Southdale community if the need arises.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Fairview Health Services is looking for an Echocardiographer at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina, MN. 56-hours per pay period rotating day/evenings working from 7:30am-4pm or 8:30am-5pm (with a rotating weekend schedule) with call requirement.

Performs non-invasive cardiac diagnostic imaging using ultrasound technology to aid the physician in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac diseases. This includes adult transthoracic, treadmill and pharmacologic stress, and transesophageal echoes. The position would include a weekend rotation.

To be successful, the sonographer must be able to:

  • Perform various echocardiograms according to departmental policies and procedures

  • Participate in quality assurance activities per ICAEL and laboratory standards

  • Completes various clerical and departmental tasks for efficient departmental operations

Qualifications

Required

  • BLS certification for a healthcare provider thru the American Red Cross or American Heart Association or by the end of orientation.

  • New hires must obtain Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) from the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography or Registered Cardiac Sonography (RCS) from Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) within one year of hire date.

  • As of 1-1-2015, all Echocardiographers will be RDCS or RCS.

Preferred

  • RDCS at time of hire

  • At least one year of echocardiography experience

Education

  • Associates Degree in echocardiography required

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-23488

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Imaging/Radiology

Location Fairview Southdale Hospital

Shift day/evening

Hours per 2 weeks 56

Department CV Imaging