CommonSpirit

Echo Technologist - Casual status

Bakersfield, California, US

Company: CommonSpirit

Category: Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Published on 2021-11-23T15:27:00.000000Z

Overview

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital includes 385 general acute beds, 48 licensed critical care beds, 13 state-of-the-art surgical suites, and a full-service Emergency Department with an Accredited Chest Pain Center and Nationally Certified Stroke Center. In addition, we offer a beautiful Family Care and Birthing Center, the Lauren Small Children's Center including the area's only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Family Care Center, a Level II NICU, the Sarvanand Heart, and Brain Center with Kern County's first Bi-Plane Interventional Suite, the Center for Wound Care and Hyperbarics, and many more services. Memorial Hospital is a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital and is home to the Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House. Memorial Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1956.  Click here to learn more about Bakersfield Memorial Hospital.


Responsibilities

Operates cardiac ultrasound equipment to provide and document accurate and quality studies of normal and abnormal cardiac anatomy. Technologist performs adult cardiac ultrasound exams to include M-Mode, 2-D, Doppler PW, CW, Color Flow, and TEE's. The technologist will provide professional and quality care while following hospital policies, procedures and standards. The echo technologist may perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor/director; stress tests and clerical assignments. The technologist will be a liaison between the echo department and physicians/staff/outside facilities. Experience and competence in performing Echos in the Pediatric population is desired. This position carries on-call responsibilities, when indicated.

 

 


Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • Technologist is a Certified Echo Technologist and will maintain Registry status during employment.
  • BLS required.
  • RG DCS or RG CS required
  • Technologist will have a minimum of 2 year experience performing 2-D, M-Mode, and Color Flow Doppler Echo’s on adults. 
  • Technologist will have graduated from a Cardiac Echo ultrasound program.
  • Technologist will demonstrate Imaging Proficiency Competency.

 

Preferred Skills:

 

  • Experience and competence in performing Echos on Pediatric patients
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