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The Cardiac Sonographer is responsible for working directly with patients and physicians, performing transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiograms while providing patient care and safety.
Independent judgement and initiative required while operating diagnostic ultrasound equipment, preparing exam rooms and keeping the ultrasound department stocked.
Must be Registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in Echocardiography or Cardiovascular Credentialing International. Registry Eligible employees MUST obtain certification meeting the aforementioned requirement within 6 months after employment date.
Each employee is responsible for acquiring his/her own Continuing Education Credits to stay in good standing with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)C. Employee must attend all hospital mandatory in services.D. Must be certified in Basic Life Support.
One year of experience in complete 2D, m-mode, Adult Echo and Transesohogeal Echo required..
About Cookeville Regional Medical CenterServing the area since 1950, Cookeville Regional has grown to be the region’s health care provider of choice and is the flagship hospital for the Cookeville Regional Health System that also includes Cumberland River Hospital and Cookeville Regional Medical Group. Cookeville Regional Medical Center is a progressive 247-bed regional referral center serving more than 350,000 residents in the Upper Cumberland region of middle Tennessee. With over 200 physicians in 40 different medical and surgical specialties, Cookeville Regional offers patients here the same kind of care that they could expect in a larger metropolitan area including specialty care such as cardiology, electrophysiology, cardiac and thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, pulmonology, cancer treatment, orthopedics, physical rehabilitation and neurosurgery. The Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Center is located within a block of the hospital and includes both outpatient services and a 20-bed inpatient unit. CRMC also houses a 32-bed behavioral health hospital operated by Ten Broeck Tennessee. Named one of the 100 Great Community Hospitals by Becker’s Hospital Review two years in a row ...and most recently one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics in 2017, CRMC is accredited by the Joint Commission including specialty certification for Sepsis Treatment and Hip Fracture Repair. In addition, CRMC boasts the following achievements: •Ranked number one in Patient Safety in the State of Tennessee•Accredited cancer program by the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer•Region’s only accredited chest pain center with PCI by the American College of Cardiology Accreditation Services•Region’s only accredited comprehensive breast program by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)•Accredited comprehensive bariatric surgery program by the American College of SurgeonsCookeville is located centrally on the Cumberland Plateau between Knoxville, Nashville and Chattanooga in Putnam County. We boast two area recreational lakes, Center Hill and Dale Hollow as well as numerous golf courses for the amateurs and the pros. With low crime rate, low property taxes, no state income taxes and an area full of friendly caring people, Cookeville is one of the best places in the country to live and raise a family. Putnam County offers the best in educational opportunities including quality K-12, Nashville State and Tennessee Technological University.