Jackson, California

Position Overview:


The Cardiac Ultrasound Technologist oversees the daily operations of Cardiology services and is responsible for monitoring the quality control programs under the direction of the Cardiopulmonary Services Manager. Performs routine diagnostic electrocardiograms for use in the diagnosis of heart disorders. Performs EKG testing, signal-averaged EKG’s, cardiac treadmill stress testing, bicycle testing, nuclear studies, medication-induced stress, vascular testing, ambulatory monitoring studies and ECHO testing. Coordinates the patient management of pre-testing requirements, patient preparation education, patient-physician interaction, data management files and testing results for ECHO, EEG, EKG, and cardiac stress testing.



Qualifications:

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Education/ Knowledge, including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration

  • BLS Healthcare provider.
  • American Registry of Diagnostic Sonographers is desired.
  • High School Diploma. Recommend: or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A curriculum in an allied health profession specifically in cardiovascular physiology is desired.

Experience

  • Preferred experience in adult and/or pediatric Echocardiography as is typically obtained in (12) months and additional clinical experience in the acute care environment is desirable.
  • Requires experience operating EKG, Treadmill, and Holter monitor scanning equipment as is typically obtained in approximately two years.

Skills/Knowledge:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment and take appropriate actions in volatile situations.
  • Must be able to understand, read and write the English language.
  • Requires excellent communication skills to effectively coordinate information to a diverse interdisciplinary healthcare team.
  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the cardiac system.


Organization: Sutter Amador Hospital
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Benefits: No
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Variable
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Saturday-Sunday
Schedule: Per Diem
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans

This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.

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Jackson, California

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