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Echocardiography Technologist

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Graton
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Organization:SSRRH-Sutter Santa Rosa Reg HospitalPosition Overview: The Echocardiographer/Vascular Sonograpger performs quality echocardiographic studies as ordered by the physicians as well as the performance of all other non-invasive cardiac procedures within the Cardiology Department. In addition, the registered Sonographer will perform vascular studies as part of their normal work day. These services further the mission of Novato Community Hospital, which is to provide high quality, healthcare for the people in the communities we serve. The candidate will demonstrate proficiency by performing routine and emergency echocardiograms, including but not limited to 2-dimensional, 3- dimensional, 4- dimensional, Doppler, Transesophageal, and Stress Echocardiogram, as requested by physician and in accordance with standard practices. Provides echocardiography service at all necessary locations, working variable shifts, weekends, and providing emergent call coverage as scheduled. Operate equipment necessary to perform all required procedures and to obtain optimal diagnostic recording; utilize ancillary devices such as selected transducers, digital networking system, off-line analysis systems. Maintain equipment in working order, making minor adjustments and repairs. Perform routine cleaning, preventive maintenance, and report any equipment malfunction. Prepares preliminary reports for review and interpretation by Cardiologist, including comparison of previous studies. Participate in quality improvement activities; evaluate procedure results for technical quality and accuracy; maintain appropriate logs, files, and records. Review department performance in relation to established goals, implementing changes to effect outcomes. Maintain confidentiality of patients, employees and corporation-related activities. Instruct students, fellows, nurses, or health personnel as requested. Communicates technical and patient care related information according to established processes and timelines. Attends Diagnostic Imaging Meetings, participates in Echo related conferences through attendance, ensuring continuing education and professional growth. Cultivates a collaborative and cooperative work environment within department.Job Description: EDUCATION Associate's: Healthcare related field or equivalent education/experience

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE ARDMS-American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Upon Hire OR RDCS-Registered Cardiac Sonographer Upon Hire BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider within 60 Days of hire

DEPARTMENT REQUIRED EXPERIENCE 6 months experience as a registered echocardiographer with ARDMS-OR- 3-5 years experience as a registered echocardiographer without ARDMS Experience in other aspects of non-invasive testing to include CCVT

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE Must have knowledge or echosonography with and without contrast procedures as well as vascular ultrasound procedures Must have a working knowledge of other departmental procedures and equipment Must have the ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally Must demonstrate basic computer skills to perform data entry License/Certifications: ARDMS-American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography, BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider - American Heart Association, RCS-Registered Cardiac Sonographer - Cardiovascular Credentialing InternationalEducation:Associate's (Required)Job Shift:VariedSchedule:Full TimeShift Hours:8Days of the Week:VariableWeekend Requirements:Every other WeekendBenefits:YesUnions:YesPosition Status: Non-ExemptWeekly Hours:32Employee Status:RegularNumber of Openings:1 This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800. Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans. Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Days

Keywords: Sutter Health, Santa Rosa , Echocardiography Technologist, Other , Graton, California

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