Echo Tech-Registered:
Centura Health

120232-en_US
Centura Health
Parker Colorado
Healthcare
Description

Known locally as the “full-service community hospital doing some big things,” Parker Adventist Hospital, (located at E-470 and Parker Road), offers leading medical experts, the latest technology and a broad array of clinical services. Ranked among the top hospitals in the nation for patient satisfaction, Parker Hospital performs complex spine and brain surgery along with weight-loss and joint-replacement surgery. We have a Level II Trauma Center and a Birthplace with a Level IIIA NICU caring for babies born as early as 28 weeks. Opened 10 years ago and still growing, the entire team is incredibly vibrant, skilled, enthusiastic, innovative and motivated. The sense of “newness” felt at Parker is a big aspect of the culture and the high patient and employee satisfaction scores speak volumes about the care and the environment. Every associate at Parker lives its culture of “relationship based care” each day – treating every patient, family and team member like WE would want to be cared for. For more information about Parker Adventist Hospital and joining the team, visit http://www.parkerhospital.org/.



Job Description/Job Posting ID: 120232



Recruiter Contact: Niki Miyata (nicolemiyata@centura.org)



Clinic/Department: 7381 PARKER CARDIAC DIAGNOSTICS 



Hospital: PARKER ADVENTIST HOSPITAL 



Schedule: Full-time



Shift: Days


Position Summary



Provides specialized cardiovascular care, while maintaining maximum patient safety and comfort. Performs/reviews a baseline patient assessment, and evaluates patient response to diagnostic cardiac procedures. Proficient in the operation and maintenance, as specified by the manufacturer, of all diagnostic and therapeutic equipment used for procedures in the specific area of operation.



Minimum Education Requirements




  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Graduate of a diploma, associate, or baccalaureate academic program in health science (including, but not limited to, cardiovascular technology, ultrasound, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy, or nursing) or graduate of a programmatically accredited program in cardiac ultrasound (echocardiography) strongly preferred



Minimum Experience Requirements




  • One year of experience in cardiac ultrasound (echocardiography), preferred



License/Certifications




  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association

  • Currently registered as American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or via CCI as a Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS)



Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )




  • Performs accurate and thorough echocardiograms as ordered by physician.*

  • Performs specialized testing using computer assisted devices including, but not limited to TEE, Stress Echo, Pharmacological Stress Echo’s. Cross trained to perform EKG’s, Treadmills, and Holter monitors as needed.*

  • Maintains and reviews equipment, ensuring proper function and calibration of machines.*

  • Maintains high skill level through participation in CQI, in services, ongoing education, and attendance at 80% of staff meetings.

  • Ability to provide on-call coverage outside of standard scheduled hours per department and/or facility policy.*

  • Recognizes and promptly acts upon unusual results or patient response by informing primary health care team to ensure patient safety and foster optimal outcomes.*

  • Must be able to deal with many different personality types, ages and levels of consciousness of patients.*

  • Must be able to adjust approach based on patient/family level of understanding of test procedure.*

  • Promptly trouble-shoots and corrects recording instrument malfunction or unusual patient problems that interfere with recordings.*

  • Independently prioritizes clinical and administrative work and identifies process improvements.*

  • Process patient and department records ensuring documentations of performed tests in accordance with hospital standards.*



Physical Requirements




  • Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly


 



Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

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