Echo Technician

Swedishamerican Rockford , IL 61101

Posted 4 weeks ago

Echo Technician Join the REMARKABLE team at SwedishAmerican! As a division of UW Health, we offer patients local access to many world-class specialists right here in Rockford, Illinois and surrounding communities.

We are seeking a#Echo Technician#to: Join our world-class team of doctors, nurses and other health care professionals in providing everything from preventive health care to highly specialized programs. Provide quality care in a compassionate patient- and family- centered environment.

Perform echocardiograms, transesophageal echocardiograms, stress echocardiograms (exercise # dobutamine), pediatric echocardiograms, and all other tests as necessary. Administer contrast for echocardiogram. Clearly and accurately record patient information into appropriate records, maintaining confidentiality at all times.

Recognize abnormal EKG patterns and alert physicians and appropriate staff as needed. Monitor patient during tests and perform all aspects of care in an environment that optimizes patient and environmental safety and in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and compliance efforts. Education: Graduate of an accredited sonographer training program required.

Experience/Skills: Two years on the job training experience preferred. Familiarity with anatomy of the heart, hemodynamics of the arterial blood flow, color flow physiology, Doppler principles and congenital defects of the heart in adults and#children.

Knowledge of cardiac rhythms. Good interpersonal,#verbal, written, organizational and critical decision-making skills required. Successful completion of annual clinical, age and job specific competencies and skill validation tools.

Licenses and Certifications: Must obtain registration as a Registered Cardiac Sonographer within one year of hire through either the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI). BLS required. Physical Requirements: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting/lowering, carrying, pushing/pulling, bending and climbing. Pay: SwedishAmerican offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Work experience that is relevant to the position will be taken into consideration when determining the starting base pay.

SwedishAmerican serving northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin communities--also a Magnet#-designated facility-- is dedicated to delivering high quality healthcare and strategies to keep our patients and their families well. In fact, quality drives all that we do. In recent years, our commitment to quality and excellence has resulted in more national awards, for quality and preference than any other health system in northern Illinois.

Learn more about our benefits at SAH Explore SAH medical centers and clinic locations SwedishAmerican, A division of UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Echo Technician

Join the REMARKABLE team at SwedishAmerican! As a division of UW Health, we offer patients local access to many world-class specialists right here in Rockford, Illinois and surrounding communities.

We are seeking a Echo Technician to:

  • Join our world-class team of doctors, nurses and other health care professionals in providing everything from preventive health care to highly specialized programs.

  • Provide quality care in a compassionate patient- and family- centered environment.

  • Perform echocardiograms, transesophageal echocardiograms, stress echocardiograms (exercise & dobutamine), pediatric echocardiograms, and all other tests as necessary.

  • Administer contrast for echocardiogram.

  • Clearly and accurately record patient information into appropriate records, maintaining confidentiality at all times.

  • Recognize abnormal EKG patterns and alert physicians and appropriate staff as needed.

  • Monitor patient during tests and perform all aspects of care in an environment that optimizes patient and environmental safety and in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and compliance efforts.

Education:

Graduate of an accredited sonographer training program required.

Experience/Skills:

  • Two years on the job training experience preferred.

  • Familiarity with anatomy of the heart, hemodynamics of the arterial blood flow, color flow physiology, Doppler principles and congenital defects of the heart in adults and children.

  • Knowledge of cardiac rhythms.

  • Good interpersonal, verbal, written, organizational and critical decision-making skills required.

  • Successful completion of annual clinical, age and job specific competencies and skill validation tools.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Must obtain registration as a Registered Cardiac Sonographer within one year of hire through either the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).
  • BLS required.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting/lowering, carrying, pushing/pulling, bending and climbing.

Pay:

SwedishAmerican offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Work experience that is relevant to the position will be taken into consideration when determining the starting base pay.

SwedishAmerican serving northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin communities--also a Magnet-designated facility-- is dedicated to delivering high quality healthcare and strategies to keep our patients and their families well. In fact, quality drives all that we do. In recent years, our commitment to quality and excellence has resulted in more national awards, for quality and preference than any other health system in northern Illinois.

Learn more about our benefits at SAH

Explore SAH medical centers and clinic locations

SwedishAmerican, A division of UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.



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