Full Time Days
Sign on and generous relocation allowance available
At Saint Alphonsus Health System, we are looking for people who are living out their calling. We want you to be passionate about coming to work and challenged to achieve your potential. Living by these virtues, we pride ourselves on exceptional service and the highest quality of care.
The Echo Sonographer provides high-quality, efficient cardiac ultrasound evaluations and services using state-of-the-art echo modalities.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Must be registered as one of the following:
- Associate degree in Science or Allied Health Field (Nursing, Radiology, Respiratory Therapy, Cardiovascular Technologist, etc.) or a minimum of 2 years of experience as an Echo Sonographer and a high school diploma or equivalent required.
GOOD TO HAVE:
- Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
- Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
- If Oregon is the primary work state, colleague must obtain a Medical Imaging License issued by the Oregon Board of Medical Imaging (OBMI) prior to hire date. If Idaho is the primary work state, colleague must obtain an Oregon license within 90 days of hire and may not provide any services in Oregon without an active Oregon license. Colleague must obtain and maintain an active, unrestricted Oregon license prior to providing any services in Oregon. Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers certification from either AHA, ARC or the Military Training Network is required at hire in all units, unless currently certified in ACLS and/or PALS as defined in the SAHS Certification Crosswalk
- Pediatric ultrasound training and experience.
- Experience in M-mode, 2D Imaging, Color Doppler, and/or Contrast Echoes
- Working knowledge of Ultrasound Equipment, digital archiving, pediatric ultrasounds.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
- Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Organization's Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions.
- Demonstrates knowledge and skills to competently scan all assigned age groups (Neonate, Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric as applicable).
- Revenue management: ensures the accuracy of documenting services and supplies provided to the patients.
- Maintains communication channels with supervisor regarding individual patient and physician needs to assure optimum outcomes. Performs cardiac echo exams according to department protocols. Documents exam results on various media for permanent record and physician evaluation.
- Edits Echo and clinical information according to cardiologist interpretations.
- Works daily with interpreting cardiologist to provide both written and verbal clinical and procedural patient information.
- Transesophageal echo studies in cardiovascular operating room.
- Communicates clearly with patients and patient's family members regarding the purpose and extent of each procedure.
- After-hours call is required.
Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.