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Echocardiography Technologist Cardiovascular Sonographer

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Billings
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:This position performs a variety of diagnostic cardiac/vascular exams under the direction of a physician for identification of abnormalities leading to patient diagnosis.ScopePerforms a variety of Ultrasound procedures that utilize high frequency sound waves to evaluate internal organs and vessels for the diagnosis of disease. Prepares exam room. Obtains informed consent, and requests an accurate clinical history as necessary for the exam. Reviews patient history and determines proper selection of protocols. Explains method of examination and positions patient. Assesses the patients status and needs, completes appropriate diagnostic techniques/tests to ascertain patients on-going condition, and performs the necessary interventions.Reviews and evaluates completed tests for quality, completeness, and type of test ordered. Ensures quality images. Coordinates the preparation of images/exams and needed documentation for physician partners.Documents and communicates patient related information thoroughly and accurately. Informs patient of physicians instructions or ancillary caregivers observations or concerns and takes same into consideration in providing appropriate care. Meets the needs of the patient, family and multi-disciplinary team through effective communication, coordination and documentation ensuring safety, care, courtesy and efficiency. Ensures safe and effective hand off between shifts by communicating clearly with oncoming shift.Monitors equipment reliability and safety. Reports issues and/or repairs or service due. Orders and stocks supplies, cleans rooms, and equipment to maintain work environment. Transports patients as needed.Actively participates in quality initiatives, including patient satisfaction, patient care, and workflow.Performs other duties as assigned.Minimum QualificationsRequiredHigh School Diploma or equivalent requiredRDCS - Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer or RCS - Reg Cardiac Sonographer required new graduate hires must obtain registry within 18 months of hire Health Care Provider Life Support certification is requiredPreferredAssociates degree preferredOne (1) year ultrasound experience is preferredTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements list must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Regular attendance to perform work on site during regularly scheduled business hours or scheduled shifts is requiredPhysical Requirements:Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.- and -Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.- and -Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.- and -Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.- and -Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).- and -May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.Location:St Vincent HospitalWork City:BillingsWork State:MontanaScheduled Weekly Hours:40The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.$30.97 - $55.02We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion .

Keywords: Intermountain Healthcare, Billings , Echocardiography Technologist Cardiovascular Sonographer, Other , Billings, Montana

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