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HonorHealth Echo Tech - Heart Group - Osborn in Scottsdale, Arizona

Overview

HonorHealth is looking for an experienced Echo Tech to support the Heart Group at its Osborn clinic located at N. Civic Center Plaza & E. Osborn Rd. The Heart Group is comprised of multiple clinic locations with 26 members on this team that include Medical Assistants, Surgery Schedulers, Registration Schedulers, Physicians, RNs, CVT Techs, NUC Techs and other ECHO Techs. This position reports to the Practice Manager who has an open-door policy, very communicative, empowers the team and is 100% supportive. The clinic provides services to patients that are screened or diagnosed with cardiac diagnosis with a wide range of disabilities and ages of 50 years and older.

This is a very busy clinic that sees roughly 100 - 120 patients daily and works from the place of being both patient and team centric. The ideal candidate must meet the requirements: completion an accredited school to acquire American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) certification in Cardiac and/or Vascular Ultrasound and one (1) year of experience is preferred. Previous cardiology experience is preferred but not required along with the ability to take the initiative, work well with a team, a willingness to learn and a good communicator. The work hours for this role are (4) 10-hour shifts Tuesday - Friday from 7am to 5:30pm.

HonorHealth is a non-profit, local community healthcare system serving an area of 1.6 million people in the greater Phoenix area. The network encompasses six acute-care hospitals, an extensive medical group, outpatient surgery centers, a cancer care network, clinical research, medical education, a foundation and community services with approximately 12,300 employees, 3,700 affiliated physicians and 3,100 volunteers. HonorHealth was formed by a merger between Scottsdale Healthcare and John C. Lincoln Health Network. HonorHealth’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of those we serve.

Responsibilities

Job SummaryUnder the direction of the Supervisor, the Echo Tech I performs high quality cardiac and/or vascular ultrasound procedures that require ingenuity, initiative and independent judgment. Must be capable of following department policies, procedure and protocol to provide quality patient care. Provides excellent customer service adhering to established safety standards. Performs a variety of tasks providing technical expertise to maintain, enhance, and advance departmental standards. Assists in quality control and quality assurance. Follows the guidelines of the laboratory to adhere to accreditation standards. Maintains confidentiality in all related activities. Attends required meetings and maintains continuing education. Cultivates a collaborative and cooperative work environment within the organization to exceed patient expectations.

Demonstrates proficiency by performing routine and emergency cardiac and/or vascular procedures.

  • Completes all functions related to performing cardiac and/or vascular procedures.

  • Documents pertinent information in appropriate electronic reporting systems to include but not limited to reporting and charging of the procedure.

  • Maintains laboratory accreditation by adhering to department protocols and participating in all required accreditation activities. Participates in Quality assurance and Quality control activities.

  • Utilizes effective communication and interpersonal skills to enhance customer service and teamwork.

  • Coordinates scheduling of patients and maintains appropriate communication with other personnel.

  • Participates in other work activities as assigned to include but not limited to education, accreditation and research studies.

Qualifications

EducationOther Sufficient education/training to acquire American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) certification in Cardiac and/or Vascular ultrasound. RequiredExperienceOther New Graduate

Required Licenses and CertificationsRadiology\ARDCS - Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer Graduate and/or Registry Eligible Required

Current ARDMS (American Registry Diagnostic Medical Sonographers) credentials in one of the following:

RDCS (Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer)

RVT (Registered Vascular Technologist)

OR

Current CCI (Cardiovascular Credentialing International) credentials in one of the following:

RCS (Registered Cardiac Sonographer)

RVS (Registered Vascular Specialist) Required

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