This position performs a variety of diagnostic cardiac/vascular exams under the direction of a physician for identification of abnormalities leading to patient diagnosis.
Prioritizes and schedules exams. Coordinates exams with medical staff, physician offices, other staff and patients. Prepares for the exam by follow patient identification processes, educating patient and family on procedure, and transporting the patient. Performs ultrasound exams consistent with related protocols and in a timely manner. Appropriately uses equipment, ensures patient safety and comfort, and achieves quality outcomes. After the exam returns patient to room and ensures patient stability and safety. Throughout process, identifies patient needs and appropriately communicates and coordinates patient care with physician, other staff, patient, and family. Appropriately documents exam results and other needed information. Accurately charges for exams and supplies. Cleans and maintains equipment and work area and stocks supplies. Follows appropriate channels to coordinate repair or supply needs. Supports team and quality improvement processes and initiatives. Participates in educational opportunities to ensure clinical competence and develop additional skills and knowledge. Provides education for other staff members, fellows, and students as appropriate.
ARDMS or CCI certification in cardiac sonography. (Optional) - or - ARDMS or CCI certification in vascular sonography. - and - Successfully completed one vascular or echo registry (adult, pediatric, fetal) pertinent to the dept (beyond physics). - and - Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.
Bachelor's degree. Education must be obtained from an accredited institution. Degree will be verified.
This is primarily a Vascular Tech position. Echo skills optional
Intermountain Healthcare is a team of nearly 40,000 caregivers who serve the healthcare needs of people across the Intermountain West, primarily in Utah, southern Idaho, and southern Nevada. We are an integrated, not-for-profit health system headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, with clinics, a medical group, affiliate networks, hospitals, homecare, telehealth, health insurance plans, and other services, along with wholly-owned subsidiaries including SelectHealth and HealthCare Partners Nevada.
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