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Echocardiography - Hospital Based

Company: Boulder Community Health
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Per Diem, various hours and shifts /week.Pay Range is between $39.16 $58.74/hr, depending on years of relevant and like experience. **Range includes per diem differential. +$2.50/hr for evening and weekend shifts.Boulder Community Health is a Certified Level II Trauma Center. In 2022, we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the founding of our organization. We are honored to hold the awards of 2021 U.S. News & World 'Best Hospitals for Maternity Care', 2019 Best Medical Facility from Boulder Weekly, and Best Local Employer from Daily Camera. Come be part of an independent, community-focused health system; feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people's lives and positively contribute to the community.JOB QUALIFICATIONSEducation or Formal TrainingGraduate of an Echocardiography Training Program preferredSpecial Qualifications (Licensure, Registration, etc.)BLS requiredARDMS RDCS registered or registry eligible requiredRegistry eligible must pass registry within one year of employment or transfer into the positionKnowledge, Skill and AbilityDemonstrates proficiency in skills in in obtaining complete anatomical and blood flow informationDemonstrates understanding of normal and abnormal anatomy and pathophysiology and the ability to recognize structural and functional abnormalities during imaging and to extend and/or modify the exam as appropriate for that individual patientDemonstrates independence in obtaining comprehensive cardiac imaging and appropriate clinical informationDemonstrates operating knowledge of the equipment used with the ability to troubleshoot associated technical problems and problem solveDemonstrates proficiency in all skills necessary to assist with Transesophageal Echocardiograms as well as obtaining images.Demonstrates proficiency in obtaining images during Exercise and Dobutamine Echocardiograms.Ability to interact effectively with patients and significant others, physicians and other personnel in the overall care of the patientExperienceMinimum of 2 years' experience performing Echocardiograms strongly preferredWORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIESProvides echocardiogram testing for patients of all ages neonatal to geriatricRequires the ability to bend, crouch, twist or hold awkward positions for several minutesRequires ability to push Cardiac Ultrasound machine to other areas of the hospital and move furniture as necessary to get appropriate positioningMust be able to frequently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 30 lbs, and occasionally support, push, pull and/or lift up to 50 lbs.(for example, moving a patient from a wheelchair to a table or transferring from a table to a bed). Occasionally must transfer up to 50 pounds when moving patient from wheelchair to bed or cartRequires sitting and standing for extended periodsFunctional physical demands include manual dexterity, fine motor skills and reachingThe following senses will be needed for essential duties of the job: speech, vision, hearing and touch.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESExplain purpose of test and procedure to the patient.Obtain necessary clinical history of present illness, reason for referral, and auscultation when appropriate.Enter record keeping data on the patients digital echo system and logbook.Perform studies in accordance with developed policies and procedures and appropriate standards of care.Obtain high quality cardiac ultrasound images including M-mode, two dimensional, three dimensional, pulse wave, continuous wave, and color doppler modalities.Measure all parameters obtained from the study on the digital echo system.Create draft report on the digital echo system.Maintain records in a retrievable manner.Prepare cases for the doctors reading session.Follow Children's Hospital Pediatric protocols for infant and adolescent Echocardiograms, both for studies and transmission of studies for reading.Maintain accurate log of Echo studies..Responsible for adherence to the High Level Disinfection policy, including disinfection of probes, QC and associated documentation.Responsible for covering after hours On Call shifts as necessary, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. Must be able to meet Restricted On Call response time as defined by the hospital.Responsible for awareness of sterile technique and sterile fields.About Boulder Community Health and Boulder, ColoradoUncompromising medical excellence delivered with respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built a strong reputation on these values. As community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinic locations, we remain dedicated to the evolving needs of our citizens and providing access to high-quality care. Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the Boulder lifestyle is conductive to enjoying the outdoors and brings a fresh perspective to healthcare practice. Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community. Enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and equipment along with competitive compensation and benefits, including health/dental/life, tuition reimbursement, on-site fitness center, Employee Wellness, Employee Activities & Discounts, and many more! EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplaceLocation: Boulder Community Health - Echo CardiographySchedule: Per Diem no regular schedule vacation coverage only, Days other, Various 5 10 hour shifts.

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