ECHO Cardiographer

Providence Health & Services


2019-10-12 2019-11-11
imaging health.system

As the third largest not-for-profit health system in the U.S., we are committed to providing for the needs of our communities – especially for those who are poor and vulnerable – across Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington.

Our system includes more than 76,000 caregivers (all employees) serving in a range of ministries from birth to end of life, including acute care, physician clinics, long-term and assisted living, palliative and hospice care, home health, supportive housing and education.

We operate 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, 22 long-term care facilities, 19 hospice and home health programs and 693 supportive housing units in 14 locations. Our health plan serves our caregivers and other employer groups covering 436,000 members.


**Providence is calling a Echo Cardiographer to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.**

We are seeking a person to perform cardiac ultrasound procedures in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

**In this position you will:**

+ Conduct procedures for patients with known or suspected congenital or acquired heart disease or other disorders.

+ Work closely with cross-functional teams in the assessment, treatment, and care of patients and their families.

+ Complete all required paperwork & tracking associated with services provided by the department.


**Required** **qualifications for this position include:**

+ Graduate of a Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound Program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) with emphasis and clinical rotation in Adult Echocardiography.

+ Current AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate for Healthcare Providers

+ Must be registered or registry eligible by either ARDMS or through the Cardiovascular Credentialing institute.(CCI)

**Preferred** **qualifications for this position include:**

+ Prefer a minimum of 1 yr experience working as a registered Cardiac Ultrasound tech.

+ Basic Ultrasound Physics Instrumentation and Adult Cardiac Physics.

+ Echocardiography imaging techniques and measurements.

+ Knowledge of current accepted principles and practices

+ Cardiac anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology.

+ Echocardiographer should accurately perform resting, stress, and transesophageal studies with Definity and Agitated Saline as ordered.

+ Perform clerical functions related to the position to maintain an efficient department including basic computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

+ Determine priorities in workload and complete projects in an accurate and timely manner.

+ Ability to communicate clearly and assertively with echo lab staff, patient floors and physicians.

+ Ensure compliance with all safety requirements in accordance with hospital risk management and safety policies and procedures.

**About the hospital you will serve.**

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details**

**Our Mission**

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

**About Us**

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

**Schedule:** Full-time

**Shift:** Variable

**Job Category:** Ultrasound Technologist

**Location:** Washington-Olympia

**Req ID:** 233914
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