HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Echocardiographer PRN in Englewood, Colorado

There is no better place to grow—professionally and personally—than Swedish Medical Center. One of south metro Denver's most respected healthcare institutions, we offer talented professionals like you the clinical variety and leading-edge technologies that will keep you challenged and learning. You will also enjoy the warm, community-care setting that makes care more personal...and your career infinitely more satisfying. Rediscover the reasons you chose healthcare as your career. They are waiting for you at Swedish.

Position Description: Operates an echocardiography machine to record and assess wall motion, valvular function, and kinesis of the heart, for use in the diagnosis of cardiac disorders and valvular disorders. Assists with Stress Testing and other non-invasive cardiopulmonary diagnostic testing procedures upon the request of the physician and according to departmental demands. Other ancillary duties related to the position may include, but are not limited to, participation in Quality assurance projects related to departmental activities, inventory and stocking of supplies in the various locations that testing is performed in, entering patient data and charges daily upon completion of the test, preparing exercise data and related paperwork for physician interpretation and processing. Age group of patients served is neonates to geriatric.

Equipment Listing: 1. Echocardiograph machine 2. Treadmill/Stress testing equipment 3. Computer 4. Physiologic monitoring equipment 5. Electrocardiography machine

Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current BLS Registered Cardiac Diagnostic Sonographer

Education: Minimum one year technical training in an approved AMA/ACCA Sonographer Program with a Certificate of Completion.

Experience: Minimum one year of recent Hospital or Clinical experience preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must demonstrate competency in all areas of echocardiography including transthoracic echo, transesophageal echo, stress echo, and pharmocologic induced stress echo. Must have basic knowledge of 12 Lead EKG interpretation. Must have basic computer skills. Demonstrates good organizational skills. Provides safe and appropriate patient care within the Values & Standards of Nursing Practice at SMC. Displays appropriate judgment and problem solving skills. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers.

Title: Echocardiographer PRN

Location: Colorado-Englewood-Swedish Medical Center

Requisition ID: 03167-58144