CommonSpirit Health Echo Technologist in GIG HARBOR, Washington
CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!
Incentives: $5000.00 Signing Bonus (experienced, external candidates only)
Incentives: $1000.00 Referral Bonus (experienced, external candidates only)
Produces two-dimensional cardiac ultrasonic recordings to evaluate the anatomy and hemodynamics (blood flow) of the heart, its valves and related blood vessels as prescribed by a physician for purposes of disease diagnosis and study of malfunctioning organs. Work includes performing ultrasound procedures, stress echo's; bubble studies and contrast echo's. Incumbents perform technological functions to ensure optimal diagnostic quality of patient test results utilizing efficient and safe processes that are in keeping with department protocols and applicable regulatory requirements. An incumbent assumes responsibility for the safe, efficient and proper operation of ultrasound equipment.
Incumbents are also accountable for; keeping abreast of FHS standards, protocols and procedures relating to the department; keeping skills current; demonstrating evidence of continuing education to include department meetings, individualized learning opportunities from physicians and related classes.
Prepares patients and performs ultrasound tests based on physicians’ orders and in adherence to department protocols to obtain the correct, cross sectional anatomy and detail of a requested scan area.
Delivers patient care for all age groups while performing ultrasound exams/procedures and/or special procedures.
Reviews and compiles clinical data in accordance with departmental deadlines for physician interpretation of echo records.
Performs incidental general office duties to include; answering phone; scheduling; filing; maintaining patient records; ordering supplies.
Education/Work Experience Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited diagnostic ultrasound/echo sonography program that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities. One year of post-graduate experience in cardiac ultrasound and/or demonstrated high degree of proficiency, knowledge, and acuity in the field of diagnostics or ultrasound is preferred.
Current registration by ARDMS, or current certification by Cardiovascular Credentialing International as a Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS).
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Certification.
Echo Tech Non-Registered: Employees who do not have ARDMS registration (but who otherwise meet the qualifications for the “core” job) must be assigned to this level, and they have a period of one year from the date of hire to obtain it.
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Requisition ID 2020-140923
Employment Type Full Time
Hours Per Pay Period 80
Facility CHI Franciscan St. Anthony Hospital
Standard Hours 7:00am-5:30pm
Work Schedule 10 Hour
Location WA-GIG HARBOR
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