Providence Health & Services Echo Vascular Technologist in Santa Monica, California
Providence is calling a Echo Vascular Technologist (Full-Time/Day Shift) at Providence Saint Johns Medical Foundation in Santa Monica, CA.
Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.
We are seeking a Echo Vascular Technologist who will be Responsible for providing diagnostic medical sonography services at a technical level requiring minimal supervision to technical detail. Performs all duties which promotes team concept and reflects the mission and values of Providence Health & Services.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Performs job functions timely and efficiently:
Deliver upon the service expectations of both our patients and fellow staff members by listening to their needs; engaging in positive interactions; and following through on promises made in a thoughtful, efficient, timely and courteous manner so that their total outcome is better than expected
Respect the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients
Perform procedures to department standard of quality; maintains accurate, complete and timely documentation of all departmental procedures
Work in a safe manner, adhering to general safety precautions and standards including using proper patient positioning tools and utilizing ergonomically correct scanning techniques to ensure patient comfort and safety and to prevent injury to the sonographer. Reports any unsafe conditions to their supervisor, lead technologist and/or safety hotline
Communicate clinically significant preliminary information to the reading physician according to lab protocols
Perform basic patient care skills: vital signs, BP, height/weight, history taking, medication review, EKG, stress testing preparation and assistance as needed
Demonstrate ability to work independently with minimal direction, prioritize patient care appropriately and adjust to workflow changes and needs
Assist in performing daily and weekly environmental cleaning and equipment quality control and maintenance per lab protocol
Follow correct procedures for handling and disposing of bio hazardous infectious waste. Complies with all applicable infection control and safety procedures
Assist with emergencies as needed
Provide open and timely communication with patients, families and their significant others:
Provide educational resources to the patient/family as appropriate as instructed by the physician or registered nurse
Provide sufficient information to allow patients and their significant others to participate in the patient's care
Demonstrate commitment to education and sharing of knowledge:
Assist in the orientation of new personnel to the office
Obtain ongoing education consistent with level and area of practice
May be asked to serve as a preceptor to others. This will include but not be limited to:
Orient and train new personnel or assist in re-orienting / re-training existing personnel
Help the orientee seek learning opportunities with a review of pertinent Policy and Procedure, observation skills
Provide feedback to supervisor on areas completed and areas needing additional training
Required qualification in this position include:
Sonography education and training
ARDMS or CCI within one year of hire
American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Providers
Knowledge of medical practice and care of patients
Knowledge of examinations, diagnostic and treatment procedures, knowledge of medical equipment and instruments
Knowledge of common safety hazards
Ability to use good judgment and critical thinking skills; ability to identify and resolve problems
Ability to apply guidelines and protocols
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, families, medical staff, and co-workers
Ability to work independently, while collaborating with other team members
Ability to self-motivate, prioritize, and is willing to invest in a change process to improve efficiencies
Excellent written, verbal and listening communications skills
Proficient computer skills – data entry, retrieval and report generation
Ability to work with a diverse patients/family population
Ability to multi-task and deliver patient care in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrated competence in specialty areas and commitment to profession growth
Demonstrated proficiency with computer skills and software programs for documentation of ultrasound procedures
Preferred qualification in this position include:
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
ARDMS or CCI registered or eligible
1 year Experience in hospital or outpatient clinic
Knowledge in vascular procedures
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Health & Services is further developing its physician integration strategy. As part of this growth, Providence Saint John’s Medical Foundation came into flourishing. Saint John’s Medical Foundation is an integrated, not-for-profit network of medical clinics and affiliated services, servicing the greater Santa Monica and Los Angeles area. The Foundation is expected to continue to grow in the next several years, bringing with it facilities, staff and physician growth to support that objective.
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Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs
Location: California-Santa Monica
Req ID: 290182