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Echo Technologist I - Echo/EKG - PRN

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   5/31/2017
Job Title: 
Echo Technologist I - Echo/EKG - PRN
Job Category:   Clinical:Cardiac/Catheter/Perfusion/EKG/EP Lab
Location:   Houston
Job Description:   **Echo Technologist I - Echo/EKG - PRN** **Description** Vintage The Vintage Hospital is specifically designed to offer a compassionate healing environment while providing its unique brand of care to the Northwest Houston community. As well as named one of “The 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the United States.” for 2014 by Soliant Health, a leading specialty healthcare staffing provider and part of Adecco Group. Operates ultrasound equipment and Performs a variety of technical diagnostic procedures which encompass the specialty area of Echocardiography. Must be able to perform 2D/Doppler echocardiograms, Pharmacological and TMT stress echocardiograms and assist with Transesophageal echocardiograms. **Qualifications** Minimum Job Qualifications Minimum Education: * Associate’s Degree OR one year certificate from a health related program in a related medical field, which include seminar course training in cardiac ultrasound required; * Registered by American Diagnostic Registry for Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) as RDCS OR: Registered by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) as RVS or RCS Minimum years in field previous to employment: * None required Position Responsibilities 1. Performs ultrasound diagnostic imaging on patients according to the specific departmental procedure protocols 2. Prepares equipment ensuring that equipment is operational, safe and functioning 3. Ensures that daily equipment and room maintenance is performed after each procedure 4. Completes all quality checks and Ensures that equipment logs are maintained 5. Completes all clinical supply inventory 6. Actively Participates with patient testing, performing routine, non-routine, urgent, and emergent patient requests 7. Communicates with Patient Transportation, Nursing Units, Physician Offices, and other diagnostic areas 8. Performs portable examinations at the bedside to ensure patient safety as well as provide immediate diagnostic testing when needed 9. Assists with patient scheduling when required 10. Ensures that patient orientation, preparation and teaching are provided 11. Provide specific diagnostic test information to the patient 12. Obtain patient history according to specific departmental procedural protocol 13. Complete processing diagnostic tapes, Worksheets, and completing supporting documentation of logs 14. Notify referring physician, cardiology fellow, Medical Director and/or pertinent Medical Staff with any diagnostic findings which warrant communication 15. Provide post-care and education to the patient 16. Complete patient visit by ensuring that patient has been discharged safely 17. Assist with departmental quality monitoring 18. Participate in new equipment evaluation May be required based on Facility assignment: 19. Administer contrast agents, including saline contrast **Job** Allied Health **Primary Location** TEXAS-HOUSTON-67-ST LUKE HOSP AT THE VINTAGE **Daily Schedule** M-F **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 40 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0112294
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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