DaVita Echo Sonographer in MARYSVILLE, Washington

Echo Sonographer

Description

At The Everett Clinic,our purpose is simple—do the right thing—for our patients and each other. Thisphilosophy allows us to recruit the best talent and enjoy a reputation as oneof the most innovative and high-quality healthcare providers in the country.

Some say we are amedical group, but we like to think we're a large family. Our team cares aboutour patients and each other. We offer the best in quality care, advancedtechnologies and quality facilities.

Our Core Values:

We do what is right foreach patient.

We provide an enrichingand supportive workplace.

Our team focuses onvalue: service, quality, and cost.

Job Summary: Under general supervision, provides primary technical assistance to the Cardiology Department through the Non-Invasive Lab, providing necessary support to the physicians within established guidelines. Facilitates a smooth work and patient flow. We are an accredited Echo laboratory by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission.

Schedule: to be determined, averaging 40 hours per week

Note: We provide assistance for Continuing Medical Education!

Qualifications

Education:

  • Minimum: Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Credentials:

  • Minimum: Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (through the American Heart Association).

  • Preferred: Active certification by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in the appropriate specialties.

Experience:

  • Preferred: Minimum of two years of cardiac scanning experience with adult patients preferred.

KSAs:Musthave the ability to perform and understand M-Mode, Two-Dimensional, Pulsed andcontinuous wave Doppler, and Color flow imaging procedure on all patient. Ability to complete Echo exams and Stressechocardiography on adult patient utilizing the current technology preferred.

Thisposition requires an individual to correlate the ultrasound images and preparea preliminary report that will be used to manage patient care. Must make clinical judgments of the patient’scondition based on information obtained from the referring physician, medicalrecords, Patient interview and personal assessment. Performs a variety of modalities that requireindependent judgment, initiative and responsibility relative to the patient’sand technical needs. In-depth knowledgeof anatomy, physiology, pathology and physical principles as related todiagnostic echocardiography is required. The position may require a good understanding and working knowledge ofcongenital heart disease in the adult patient.

Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions toestablish a safe work environment.Skillin operating echocardiography equipment.Skill in taking vital signs.Skill in maintaining records and recording test results.Skill in developing and maintainingdepartment quality assurance.Skill inestablishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients,medical staff.Ability to maintainquality control standards.Ability toreact calmly and effectively in emergency situations.Ability to interpret, adapt and applyguidelines and procedures.Ability tocommunicate clearly.

DaVita Medical Groupmanages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks inCalifornia, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida, Colorado and Washington in its pursuitto deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionatemanner. As of June 30, 2016 DaVita Medical Group (formerly HealthCare Partners)provided integrated care management for approximately 760,000 patients. DaVitaMedical Group’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibilityefforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek andWorldBlu.

We are committed tobringing the benefits of coordinated care to our patients and to taking aleading role in the transformation of the national healthcare delivery systemto assure quality, access, and affordable care for all.

If you're looking tomake a difference with a large, financially stable, well-recognized medicalgroup, DaVita Medical Group may be the employer for you.

Primary Location WA-MARYSVILLE - 98271

Req ID: 309869