Sutter Health Echocardiography Technologist - Per Diem in Santa Rosa, California

The Registered Cardiac Sonographer/Echocardiographer performs quality echocardiographic studies as ordered by the physicians as well as the performance of all other non-invasive cardiac procedures within the Cardiology Department. These services further the mission of Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital, which is to provide high quality, healthcare for the people in the communities we serve. The candidate will Demonstrates proficiency by performing routine and emergency echocardiograms, including but not limited to 2-dimensional, 3- dimensional, 4- dimensional, Doppler, Transesophageal, and Stress Echocardiogram, as requested by physician and in accordance with standard practices. Provides echocardiography service at all necessary locations, working variable shifts, weekends, and providing emergent call coverage as scheduled. Operate equipment necessary to perform all required procedures and to obtain optimal diagnostic recording; utilize ancillary devices such as selected transducers, digital networking system, off-line analysis systems. Maintain equipment in working order, making minor adjustments and repairs. Perform routine cleaning, preventive maintenance, and report any equipment malfunction. Prepares preliminary reports for review and interpretation by Cardiologist, including comparison of previous studies. Participate in quality improvement activities; evaluate procedure results for technical quality and accuracy; maintain appropriate logs, files, and records. Review department performance in relation to established goals, implementing changes to effect outcomes. Maintain confidentiality of patients, employees and corporation-related activities. Instruct students, fellows, nurses, or health personnel as requested. Communicates technical and patient care related information according to established processes and timelines. Attends Echo Lab Meetings, participates in Echo related conferences through attendance, ensuring continuing education and professional growth. Cultivates a collaborative and cooperative work environment within department.

Education:

  • Associate's Degree in healthcare related field

  • Completion of Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Training Program

  • Completion of a recognized course in arrhythmia detection

Experience:

  • Six months experience as a registered echocardiographer with ARDMSortwo years experience as a registered echocardiographer without ARDMS required.

  • Experience in other aspects of non-invasive testing to include CCVT preferred.

Skills and Knowledge:


Must have intermediate proficiency in the following:

  • Ability to perform quality and complete echocardiogram studies and possess excellent organizational skills to perform in a fast-paced environment

  • Working knowledge of other departmental procedures and equipment

  • A bility to communicate effectively in writing and verbally

  • Basic computer skills to perform data entry (beginner proficiency)

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Licensed in one or more of the following:

o American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - ARDMS

o Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer - RDCS

o Registered Cardiac Sonographer - RCS

  • Basic Life Support Certification - BLS

Organization: *Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital

Title: Echocardiography Technologist - Per Diem

Location: California-North Bay/Lake County-Santa Rosa

Requisition ID: SSRRH-1717783

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.