You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Cardiovascular Sonographer.
Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold. Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.
You’re equally comfortable with performing a variety of ultrasound procedures, monitoring equipment for reliability and safety, and documenting/communicating patient-related information thoroughly and accurately.
You’re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
St. Mary’s Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 346-bed regional medical center is in Grand Junction, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we’ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and Paid Time Off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together we’ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We’ll honor each other’s dignity and surpass the standards we set. We’ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
We’ll laugh at each other’s jokes (even the bad ones). We’ll hello and high five. We’ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
We’re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
As a CV Sonographer, you need to know how to:
Perform a variety of Ultrasound procedures that utilize high frequency sound waves to evaluate internal organs and vessels for the diagnosis of disease. Prepare exam room. Obtain informed consent, and request an accurate clinical history as necessary for the exam. Review patient history and determine proper selection of protocols. Explain method of examination and position patient. Assess the patient’s status and needs, complete appropriate diagnostic techniques/tests to ascertain patient’s on-going condition, and perform the necessary interventions.
Review and evaluate completed tests for quality, completeness, and type of test ordered. Ensure quality images. Coordinate the preparation of images/exams and needed documentation for physician partners.
Document and communicate patient related information thoroughly and accurately. Inform patient of physician’s instructions or ancillary caregiver’s observations or concerns and take same into consideration in providing appropriate care. Meet the needs of the patient, family and multi-disciplinary team through effective communication, coordination and documentation ensuring safety, care, courtesy and efficiency. Ensure safe and effective hand off between shifts by communicating clearly with oncoming shift.
Monitor equipment reliability and safety. Report issues and/or repairs or service due. Order and stock supplies, clean rooms, and equipment to maintain work environment. Transport patients as needed.
Actively participate in quality initiatives, including patient satisfaction, patient care, and workflow.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Current American Registry of Radiologic Technology ARRT (S) or ARDMS registry
Current Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) and Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) or the ability to obtain within eighteen (18) months of hire
Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association
At least one (1) year of ultrasound experience
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being a CV Sonographer on our team we hope you’ll join us. At SCL Health you’ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that operates eight hospitals, four safety net clinics, one children’s mental health center and more than 190 ambulatory service centers in three states – Colorado, Kansas and Montana. The health system includes 15,000 full-time associates and more than 500 employed providers.