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Careers at AdvantageCare Physicians: At AdvantageCare Physicians, our providers and care teams reflect our commitment to population health. Improving the health of our patients is our goal; keeping our patients healthy is our commitment. Using our state-of-the-art electronic medical record (EMR) system, our providers, care teams, and practice administration staff work together to deliver high-quality, comprehensive and convenient care to our patients.

Cardiac Sonographer - Jamaica Estates

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AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY) is one of the largest primary and specialty care practices in New York. With 38 medical offices in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and on Long Island, ACPNY aspires to be a home for health for the patients it cares for and the communities it serves. This vision is accomplished through a whole-you care approach that recognizes for each patient the physical, mental, and lifestyle factors that impact their health. The values that drive ACPNY include a commitment to diversity, an unyielding desire to deliver high-quality care, and community-driven collaboration. By integrating these behaviors into our day-to-day operations, ACPNY strives to always create healthier futures for its patients.  

The Cardiac Sonographer is responsible for using ultrasound equipment to perform echocardiogram studies and assist the cardiologist with diagnosis of cardiovascular pathology. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Reviews patient’s medical history and physician’s instructions. Prepares equipment and patient for procedure. Explains procedure to patient and records any medical history that may be relevant to the condition being viewed.
  • Operates echocardiogram equipment to perform cardiac ultrasound imaging studies.
  • Provides excellent diagnostic echo images, correct views and accurate measurement for Transthoracic Echoes and Stress Echoes.
  • Assumes accountability for managing patient care and safety.
  • Maintains required and/or assigned records and logs.
  • Checks email correspondence, electronic task lists, and other written communication regularly throughout the business day to enable timely knowledge of and response to written correspondence.
  • Monitors patient flow in exam rooms and waiting room(s).  Proactively resolves patient flow issues related to the clinical visit process. Keeps patients informed of any delays.
  • Completes patient referrals, as needed.
  • Assists with the orientation of new employees participates in the development of other staff members.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in the acceptance and completion of work assignments.
  • Complies with safety, infection control, and quality improvement policies/procedures.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Formal training and completion of course work from an accredited sonography school
  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) from American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or
  • Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) from Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • One to two years of experience as an Echo Tech
  • Greater than 900 clinical hours of documented echo scanning in combination with a RDCS or RCS Registry certification
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to explain technical procedures and results to patients in user-friendly manner.
  • Demonstrated competence in Cardiac testing and EKG. Ability to use correct body mechanics to assist patients appropriately.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated basic computer skills including typing. Experience performing mathematical and scientific calculations.
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish

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We are committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our workforce to create opportunities for our people and our business. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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