Sep 07, 2021

Echocardiographer 6171

  • Vail Valley Medical Center
  • Vail, Co

Job Description

Vail HealthVail, Co180 South Frontage Road West | Vail, CO 81657Allied HealthPRN/Pool Position, On-Call - Various ShiftsPosted 07/20/2021Req # 10925Min:$36.92 Max:$55.39To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.
  • POSITION PURPOSE: Two to three sentences describing the overall purpose of the position.
    • Perform echocardiograms, including: 2D, M-Mode, and Doppler. Also perform cardiac stress testing, Echo stress, Dobutamine Echo stress, Nuclear stress, and GXT.
  • ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Maximum of ten functions in order of percentage of time spent on functions from longest to shortest; do not list anything that does not represent at least 10% of the job’s time. Please include supervisory responsibilities.
    • Perform adult, pediatric, and infant echocardiography exams.
    • Perform all forms of cardiac stress testing, Echo stress, Dobutamine Echo stress, Nuclear stress testing, and GXT.
    • Perform Stress Echocardiography, including pre-exercise evaluation, reviewing documentation, and post-exercise visualization of all pertinent myocardial structures. Assist the cardiologist with Trans-Esophogeal Echocardiography (TEE).
    • Set up and download process for Holter Monitor and KOH.
    • Review each examination for technical accuracy, present completed examinations to appropriate physician, and communicate pertinent data to persons responsible for the care of the patient following the procedure.
    • Identify anatomical orientation on all required images, and ensure proper identification on all images.
    • Role models the principles of a Just Culture and Organizational Values.
    • Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
  • This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Requirements - Required and/or Preferred
    • Experience:
      • 3-5 years of experience preferred.
    • License(s):
      • Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) or Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) by The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
    • Certification(s):
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) by the American Heart Association (AHA)
    • Computer / Typing:
      • Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
    • Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.
    • Education:
      • N/A
Benefits Summary: This position offers a 403(b) retirement plan, employee assistance program, sick pay, POOL differential pay, annual bonus potential, amongst others.