Registered Cardiac Sonographer
Martinsville, VA 
Posted 19 days ago
Job Description
Sovah Health - Martinsville

Martinsville, VA.

Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come to work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Licensed for 220 beds, SOVAH Health - Martinsville is a full service, acute-care hospital providing over 22 medical specialties. Among the services we offer are a home health & hospice agency, advanced wound healing center, cardiac rehabilitation center, two cardiac catheterization labs, and medical & radiation oncology services.

Where We Are:

In Martinsville, explore culture and arts; enjoy kayaking or hiking and so much more in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. From the river to the racetrack, we offer plenty of activities to guarantee that you and your family have a fun-filled time!

Why Choose Us:

* Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

* Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees

* Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

* Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

* Professional development, Growth opportunities, and Mentor-based training

* And much more...

Position Summary:

Sovah Martinsville is seeking a full-time Registered Cardiac Sonographer to coordinate and participate in the administration of advanced diagnostic ultrasonography. Perform non-invasive cardiac ultrasonography on patients with acute and chronic cardiovascular dysfunction, utilizing state of the art procedures and bio-medical equipment. Perform Peripheral Vascular and Arterial studies. Practice in accordance with state and federal law and health care regulatory standards.

  • Coordinate, participate and perform adult and pediatric Echocardiograms , TEE with color flow and doppler in a timely manner
  • Once trained: Coordinate and participate and perform Carotid Duplex exams, Venous Duplex scans, Peripheral Arterial exams, Arterial Duplex, Hemodialysis Access grafts, Vein Mapping.
  • Establish and maintain records of those patients who have been examined following HIPPA guidelines.
  • Works with other technicians to help maintain equipment safety, calibration and maintenance.
  • Participate in call back rotation for nonscheduled patients, responding to a time frame of less than 30 minutes.
  • Maintain and acquire mandatory CMES as needed by ICAVL or by Credentials.
  • Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.
  • Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.
  • Prepares equipment and supplies.


Minimum Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Echocardiogram credential and/or formal ultrasound training.

Required Skills:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • Knowledgeable and proficient with complex invasive hemodynamic monitoring.
  • Knowledge of IV therapy, moderate sedation, medication and IV solution administration.
  • Ability to function under stress and emergency situations, critical thinking abilities.
  • Effective organization, prioritization, time management and problem-solving skills.
  • Team and goal-oriented yet able to function independently.

Required Certifications:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified required.
  • Registered Cardiac Sonographer, RCS; Experience in Vascular and/or EEG preferred.

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Full range of motion of upper and lower extremities.
  • Moving and/or lifting patients and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Pushing equipment > 100 pounds. Dexterity and eye-hand coordination.
  • Requires corrected vision and hearing within normal ranges.
  • Standing and/or walking for extensive periods of time.
  • Working under stressful conditions and irregular hours.
  • Potential for exposure to communicable disease and/or body fluid which require the use of body substance isolation precautions.

Minimum Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 12 months experience of Vascular/Cardiac Ultrasound procedures.

EEOC Statement:

SOVAH Health - Martinsville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Job Cath Lab
Primary Location Virginia-Martinsville
Schedule Full-time
Work Schedule Day shift, 7-10 hr/shift, rotate weekends


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 year
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