This position is Full Time (40 hours/week). The expected schedule will be Monday - Friday
Responsible and accountable for performing quality Echocardiography in accordance with the standards set forth by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) and the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). This position works within interdisciplinary teams to provide safe and personalized care for the patient.
Performs high quality echocardiograms to assist the physician in the diagnosis of cardiac conditions in accordance with ARDMS and IAC standards.
Prepares and completes all required documentation in a thorough and accurate manner.
Initiates times to read exams with cardiologists to elicit feedback and quality improvement.
Performs all related responsibilities associated with Pulmonary Physiology testing to include operating and maintaining equipment in accordance with hospital and department safety policy and procedures.
Participates in quality improvements processes on an on-going basis and assists with IAC compliance as directed.
Maintains continuing education requirements as outlined by the ARDMS.
Provides guidance to less experienced staff to assure high quality exams on all patients.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility
Successful completion of an approved ARDMS (American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography) required and ARDCS (Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer) certification required within twelve (12) months of hire date for new graduates and within six – (6) months of hire date for individuals with more than one (1) year of experience required.
Currently registered with the ARDMS (American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography) required. BLS required.
National Jewish Health is a non-profit, non-sectarian institution and is a longstanding cornerstone in the Denver healthcare community. National Jewish Health seeks to attract the best-qualified candidates who support the mission, vision and values of the Institution and those who respect and promote excellence through diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, physical or mental disability, marital, familial or parental status, genetic information, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected classification. We are a tobacco and fragrance free environment. To be considered for the position please complete an application online in its entirety a https://jobs.nationaljewish.org/echo-technologist/job/11390064.
Internal Number: 12506
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