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Providence Health & Services Echo Technologist in Missoula, Montana

Description:

Providence is calling an Echo Technologist (Echo, Days, 0.9 FTE) to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Performs, under minimal supervision, routine and specialized testing on patient to obtain information used in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.

  • Performs Echocardiograms, Stress/Dobutamine Echo's and TEE's as prescribed by physicians. Has good working knowledge of diagnostic equipment.

  • Performs all cardiac ultrasound techniques using an intuitive approach and ingenuity as necessary to arrive at a complete and diagnostic study.

  • Prepares room, equipment and materials for patients as needed. Prepares patient for exam, explains the procedure, physically prepares patient and assists patient as needed after the procedure. Follows all established patient care protocol.

  • Responsible for maintaining procedure logs and test results. Assures that the services provided meet the needs of the referring physician.

  • Maintains a safe and clean environment according to established hospital policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in performing all computer tasks associated with job responsibilities.

  • Oversees the maintenance of all equipment according to hospital policy and manufacturer's recommendations.

  • Assures patient safety.

  • Prolonged standing or sitting, depending on lab section.

  • Occasional assisting in turning of a patient.

  • Transporting of the testing equipment to other areas of the hospital to perform bedside exams.

  • Completes work assignments within an acceptable time frame.

  • Uses time and resources to the best possible advantage for successful completion of job responsibilities.

  • Day shift with rotating call schedule

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Must have successfully completed a formal training program or equivalent in Echocardiography and demonstrate ability to complete competency in Echocardiography

  • ARDMS or equivalent or eligibility within 1 year

  • Current Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) upon hir

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • 6 monthsexperience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 265794

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