Ascension Health Echo Technologist, As Needed - La Grange in La Grange, Illinois

Job ID: 255598

Echo Technologist, As Needed - La Grange

La Grange, Illinois

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Technologist-Ultrsnd Echo

City, State: La Grange,IL

Location: ALMH

Department: Diagnostic Cardiology Anc 001

Additional Job Details: PRN,Day, 0 hours,Weekly

About Us

AMITA Health ( www.AMITAhealth.org ) is a joint operating company formed by Adventist Midwest Health, part of the Adventist Health System in Altamonte Springs, FL., and Alexian Brothers Health System, a subsidiary of St. Louis-based Ascension. Headquartered in Arlington Heights, IL, AMITA Health is the third largest health system in the state with more than 12,000 associates committed to delivering the most efficient, highest quality, faith-based care at nine acute and specialty care hospitals and at more than 80 ambulatory/clinic locations. AMITA Health has an extensive provider network of more than 3,000 hospital-affiliated physicians and the AMITA Health Medical Group consists of over 500 multi-specialty employed physicians and associate practitioners, ranking it among the largest regional medical groups. AMITA Health’s mission is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus by respecting the faith traditions of the many individuals and families we have been called to serve across suburban Chicago.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Performs diagnostic procedures to assess cardiac structures and hemodynamics in accordance with acceptedprotocols as directed by physicians.

Responsibilities:

  • Sets up and adjusts all cardiac imaging equipment and manually maneuvers transducers to perform exams.

  • Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures.

  • Performs routine and complex studies and assists physician in a variety of imaging procedures.

  • Recognizes significant structures, artifacts, pathology and equipment limitations.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • One or more of the following:

  • Cardiac Sonographer credentialed from the Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Registered Cardiac Sonographer credentialed from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. For new graduates ARDMS desired and required after 2 years of employment. For experienced echo sonographer, ARDMS required.

Education:

  • HS or Equivalent

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

Work Experience:

  • Two or more years of technical experience preferred.

  • Candidate needs to be certified with RCS or ARMDS.At least 2 years experience preferred. Pediatric experience is also preferred.Candidate must be willing to work weekends and help with echo call.

How To Apply

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Equal Employment Opportunity

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.