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Echocardiography Technologist and Cardiovascular Sonographer

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: May 8, 2024

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Job Description:Echocardiography Technologist and Cardiovascular Sonographers at Intermountain Health are committed to providing patient centered care while demonstrating our values of Integrity, Trust, Excellence, Accountability, and Mutual Respect. If you are interested in contributing to our mission of helping people live the healthiest lives possible- come join our team!Posting Specifics :Benefits Eligible: YesHours: (36 hours)Shift Details: VariableAdditional Details: Shift differentials given for evenings, nights and weekendsBenefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and Paid Time Off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.Were proud to offer caregivers access to tuition assistance, certification assistance, up-front tuition through the PEAK (Path to Education, Advancement, and Knowledge) program, debt-free degrees, and other department education payments or employer-paid education assistance.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.QualificationsHigh School Diploma or equivalent, requiredRDCS - Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer or RCS - Reg Cardiac Sonographer, requiredNew graduate hires must obtain registry within 18 months of hireHealth Care Provider Life Support certification, requiredAssociates degree, preferredOne (1) year ultrasound experience, preferredPhysical 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.Anticipated job posting close date:05/14/2024Location:St. Marys Regional HospitalWork City:Grand JunctionWork State:ColoradoScheduled Weekly Hours:36The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.$31.28 - $55.57We 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 ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion .Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran Jobble

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