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Ultrasound Technologist

Job ID: 93192 Date posted: January 24, 2019

  • Sharp Coronado Hospital and Hlth
  • Non-Invasive Cardio
  • Radiology Jobs
  • Variable
  • Per Diem

Responsibilities

Summary
The Echo Ultrasound Technologist understands and applies appropriate imaging techniques to achieve the highest quality study obtainable. Performs exams and positions according to ultrasound protocols. Uses scanning equipment proficiently. The Echo Tech will triage patient load and perform routine and special procedure exams as assigned. Manages tests performed in the PAC's system, EchoPac, and EMR, Cerner. Demonstrates commitment to providing safe and efficient quality care. Adheres to all Sharp HealthCare practices and policies. Complies with all regulatory requirements including licensing, certification, and other mandatory training. Provides excellent Patient/Customer Service to all patients, co-workers, physicians and staff.
The Radiology Department at Sharp Coronado Hospital is a unique work setting which uses a wide variety of modalities to service both inpatients and outpatients in the surrounding community.  We have as a variety of modalities to include, MRI, CT, Ultrasound, CR/DR, Fluoro, Mammography and DEXA. We are on a PACS system.  Our staff provides a collaborative and friendly patient care and work environment. We are always interested in individuals that have a variety of imaging experiences and are willing to adapt that experience by cross training into other areas.
From emergency services to a nationally recognized total joint replacement program, Sharp Coronado Hospital is a 204 bed facility that has a long tradition of providing top-quality, comprehensive health care.
Sharp Coronado incorporates many personalized aspects into its care philosophy — including patient empowerment, patient and family education, and a physical environment that promotes healing through complementary therapies such as clinical aromatherapy, massage and Healing Touch. Sharp Coronado Hospital is one of the first five hospitals nationally to be designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.
Location
Position located at Sharp Coronado Hospital in Coronado, CA, San Diego County
 
Hours
8 hour shifts; Per Diem position to work variable shifts and hours; weekends as needed; call is required; may work 6 to 8 hr shifts
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of certified Cardiovascular Technology Program in Non-invasive Cardiology Technology
  • Current RDCS or RCS registry certification
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Experience as an echo tech
  • Able to perform and interpret: transthoracic echocardiograms, TEE, stress echo, Dobutamine stress echo
  • Advanced computer knowledge
  • Able to abide by Sharp behavior standards
  • Customer driven communication skills
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • One year experience as an echo tech
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish
 
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
 
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
 
Keywords: Echo Tech, RDCS, RCS
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“Sharp invests in the physical safety of its employees, unlike any other company I have worked with. They also are proactive in offering educational meetings that are relevant to the job we do. Management is fair and flexible with requested time off and there are plenty of opportunities to pick up extra shifts.”

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