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Echo Technologist

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Unit Description

This is a PRN position, to help cover vacations and time off requests.

  • The hours will vary, different days.
  • Regular shift is 630am- 5pm  Mon-SAT
  • Pick up call after 5pm and Sundays
  • Help cover weekends and holidays.
  • Work about 2 shifts a month; amount can change; more hours as needed

 

In and Outpatient - mostly inpatient coverage 

Cardiac Tests only

Work independently


Care Site Description
Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.
 
Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health – and hope – to our patients.
 
Fast Facts
  • Denver (estab.1873)
  • Largest acute care provider in Denver area
    • 2,397 associates, 1,332 medical staff, 108 residents
    • 371 beds
    • New $623 million, 360-bed, 826,000-square-foot replacement facility (December 2014)

Services & Expertise

  • Breast Care Center
  • Cardiovascular Services
  • Center for Women and Infants
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Emergency Services
  • Medical Imaging
  • Orthopedics
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Rehabilitation
  • Surgical Care
  • Weight Loss Surgery Center

Kudos: Saint Joseph Hospital offers excellence across the continuum of care for patients.

 
Visit: http://www.saintjosephdenver.org/
Description

This position is responsible for performing clinical assessment, uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify and record appropriate anatomic and pathological ultrasound images and maintaining a high degree of quality of those images.
  • Performs ultrasonic diagnostic procedures of specified body areas by properly positioning patients and locating/scanning areas for interpretation as directed by the physician or radiologist.
  • Explains procedures to patients and/or family members ensuring cooperation and optimum test results and to reduce anxiety.
  • Analyzes sonograms, obtains a medical history and demonstrates excellent communication skills and self confidence when presenting this information to the radiologist.
  • Prepares or cleans patient rooms by changing linens, stocking supplies, wiping off tables and cleaning equipment, ensuring an efficient and clean working environment.
  • Assists physicians with such procedures as needle biopsies, amniocentesis, renal biopsies, etc. by scanning patient, marking patient’s body and determining angle of puncture as requested.
  • Maintain patient information by purging or updating patient film jackets and/or filing reports or film files to ensure accurate patient records.
  • Maintains ultrasound equipment by performing scheduled cleanings/tests and documents results. Contacts service personnel and notifies supervision of malfunctioning equipment.
  • Performs other related duties as directed in order to support the achievement of established goals and objectives.

·         The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.       


Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent, required
  • Successful completion of a formal Ultrasound training program or equivalent training, required
  • Current certification through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), required
  • Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, required
  • One (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred
Organization: Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO
Primary Location: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Denver
Department: SJD-Cardiology Services
Schedule: Per Diem/PRN
Shift: Day Shift
Job Posting: 2/23/2017 10:57:07 PM
FTE: .001
Job Number: 17001100
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