CentraState Healthcare System

Echocardiographer

3 weeks ago
ID
2017-7954
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
CentraState Medical Center
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8A-12P

Overview

Work for the Healthcare System that Brings Out the Best in You.

 

When you work with CentraState Healthcare System, you’re not just another employee, you’re part of a community of experts dedicated not only to helping our patients and their families, but also helping each other succeed.

 

Why Choose CentraState?

With ample opportunity, competitive benefits and a collaborative atmosphere, working at CentraState is not just another job, it’s a way to do what you love and to be your best you!

 

We believe in enriching the lives of our employees through work/life balance initiatives, tuition assistance, career advancement opportunities and much more.

 

Find out why our employees love their jobs and being part of the CentraState family!

 

What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package and rewards program
  • Leading edge technology
  • Great staff-to-patient ratio’s
  • Career Development and Growth Opportunity
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Comprehensive Retirement / Savings Programs
  • Continuing Education / Onsite Training
  • A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
  • Magnet recognized healthcare facility

 

CentraState's mission 

To enhance the health and well being of our communities through the compassionate delivery of quality healthcare.

 

Our vision 

To have an organization of caring professionals trusted as our community's healthcare system of choice for clinical excellence.

 

We are dedicated to service excellence for our patients, residents, families and community.

 

Compassion, sensitivity and integrity, for those we serve as well as those with whom we work, are essential.

 

We are also committed to an environment that supports continuous quality improvement and positive change.

 

This environment is enhanced by education that improves our individual and collective capabilities. We understand that cooperation with individuals and institutions with whom we share common goals is integral to the fulfillment of our mission.

 

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

CentraState Healthcare System prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary consideration of such characteristics such as race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), affectual or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or limitation, medical condition, genetic information, or veteran or military status, as well as any other legally protected class of persons and acts, in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

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Responsibilities

Performs echocardiography examinations using cardiac ultrasound technology for diagnostic interpretation by the cardiologist.

  • Clearly explains procedure to the patient and responds to any questions or concerns.
  • Produces accurate and appropriate anatomic and physiologic information for the physician to review.
  • Recognizes abnormalities and extends scope of examination as appropriate.
  • Accurately applies principles of ultrasound.
  • Communicates findings to the physician interpreting the study.
  • Makes accurate quantitative calculations.
  • Recognizes and reports changes in patient's echo study.
  • Enters patients' charges and credits into computer system.
  • Records clinical information from examination, identifies studies in folder and log book.
  • Participates in department Quality Assurance initiatives. Maintains departmental statistics.
  • Performs transesophageal procedures, recording for the physician, and obtains instruction and technique for application of informative data collection.
  • Conducts in-service and student instruction on techniques and use of echocardiography as requested.
  • Performs stress echo, applies policy and procedure protocols, and integrates cooperation with procedure nurse to monitor patient and assist physician during testing.
  • Assists in the file management system, instructs application of system to other technicians and physicians for easy access of quality information.

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalency required.
  • Must have technical instruction from a licensed school for cardiac ultrasound.
  • Experience on cardiac ultrasound equipment including purpose and use required.
  • Registered echocardiographer required.
  • National credentialing with ASE recommended agency such as Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) or Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS).

 

Physical Demands

Standing; walking; reaching at or below waist/above shoulder; lifting/pushing/pulling up to 40 pounds; typing/filing.

 

Holding probe in outstretched position for 30-45 minutes at a time.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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