Location Address: 1301 S. Main Street, Ottawa, KS 66067
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ottawa
Family friendly community
Excellent cost of living
Five major recreational lakes
Many annual events and festivals
Environment committed to patient care
PRN- As Needed
You Will Be Responsible For:
Treating co-workers, patients, physicians and guests with kindness, care and courtesy,
Demonstrates professional behavior in all working relationships and responsibilities
Supports and adheres to organizational policies, procedures, and protocols and ICAEL requirements
Attendance patterns reflect commitment to job requirements and patient care needs.
Maintaining confidentiality of patient and business information,
Is flexible, adaptable and productive when requested to perform other department duties.
The associate models positive customer service behavior.
Demonstrates an acceptance and support of change throughout the department.
Selects proper technical factors on an individual patient basis for each exam.
Attends staff meetings to remain up to date with department/hospital policies and procedures.
Maintains records of educational requirements for ICAEL and cardiac registry.
Cleans and restocks echo procedure room to prepare for each patient, disinfects echo transducers, machine, and bed after each use.
Transports patients to and from department to reduce lags in department schedule and patient wait times.
Demonstrates competency to perform duties in a timely and efficient manner in order to meet team productivity goals.
Demonstrates competency to perform various types of Cardiac Sonograms (Transthoracic Adult, Transesophageal, Stress Echocardiogram, Contrast Echocardiogram, and knowledge of the appropriate procedures associated and follows department procedure for exams.
Demonstrates competency to assist physician during TEE's, transesophageal probe (multiplane and pre and post procedure set-up), post procedure care of TEE probe (cleaning and storing) and follows department procedures for exams.
Demonstrates understanding and competency of ultrasound physics, arrhythmia recognition, cardiac anomalies, calculations, 2D views, 3D views, M-mode views, Doppler, transducer selection.
Demonstrates competency and explains with high level of understanding: 2-D views, M-mode views, pulsed wave Doppler, continuous wave Doppler, and color Doppler.
Demonstrates competency and explains proper operation of: Echo machine digital capture and storage.
Demonstrates competency in assisting of physician and/or physician extender during stress echos and follows department procedure for Stress
Qualifications What You Will Need:
BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association
Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) OR Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) (New graduates have one year from date of graduation to acquire
High School graduate
No Previous Experience is Required
The Cardiac Sonographer performs non-invasive diagnostic echocardiographic procedures at a technical level that requires independent judgment with ingenuity and initiative to support the physician in the diagnosis of heart disease
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.