Cardiac Echo Technician (SMG-West Cardiology)
Steward Health Care System LLC ("Steward") is a fully integrated, physician-led national health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the most cost-efficient manner in the communities where out patents live. Steward - the largest privately held health care company in the U.S. - owns and operations 35 community hospitals across nine states, serves over 1,000 distinct communities and employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals. In addition to our hospitals, the Steward provider network includes 4,800 providers, 25 urgent care centers, 87 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health offerings, over 7,300 hospital beds under management, and approximately 1.5 million full risk covered lies through the company's managed care and health insurance services. The total number of paneled lives within Steward's integrated care network is projected to reach 3 million in 2018.
Steward Medical Group (SMG), Inc. is Steward's multi-specialty group practice with over 4,500 employees including over 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners. SMG operates approximately 450 practice locations throughout Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, and provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year.
The Cardiac Echo Technician is responsible for to assisting our providers in the treatment of patients. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing sonographic procedures to assist in the diagnosis of disease and conduct self as a positive role model and team member.
- Perform ultrasound procedures as prescribed by a physician including: Position patients for the proper view of the affected area; select the appropriate scan images to be recorded on film;
- Obtain essential information from patients, medical records and previous scans for clinical correlation; instruct patients about the proper physiological requirements for the procedure; help patient transfer to sono exam table and ensures adequate patient immobilization to perform the scan; know how to change scanning parameters to improve a scan; obtains diagnostic sonographic images by scanning the appropriate body part of the patient with the scan head; develops the film; submit diagnostic ultrasound exam to physician for interpretation; operate portable sonographic equipment throughout hospital including operating room; assists physicians with ultrasound guided biopsy procedures.
- Assist in performing life-saving techniques (CPR, first aid) to the patient if necessary.
- Practice sterile technique and prevents cross contamination. Handle blood and body fluids and deals with infectious patients.
- Perform patient care tasks as appropriate; e.g., assists with bedpans, emesis basins, etc.
- Request charts and film folders from the on-line computer program.
- Graduate of an approved formal program in Radiologic Technology.
- Two (2) to three (3) years of progressively responsible experience.
- ARRT Certification(Radiography)
- Possess a valid Arizona License as a Radiologic Technologist (Radiography)
- Paid time off
- Health/Dental/Vision insurance
- Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
- Employee Assistance Program
- Tuition Reimbursement
- And much more…
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 12115