Echocardiographer - Cardiology, Casual, Days

Northwestern Medicine Huntley , IL 60142

Posted 2 months ago

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, youll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?

Description

To provide under the direction of the Medical Director and Team Leader of Cardiac Testing, in accordance with the doctors written order, all echocardiography procedures. Performs all duties in accordance with the policies and procedures of NM. AA/EOE

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Thorough knowledge of cardiac anatomy

  • Experience in adult 2D echocardiograms and dobutamine stress echoes

  • Willingness to learn and gain competency in stress echoes and pediatric echogardiograms

  • Ability to push, roll, move patients, the ultrasound machine, and furniture in order to perform exams

  • The ability to function independently requiring greater individual judgment

  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing Required Education:High school graduate, Technical Training in Cardiac Echo technology or Ultrasonography program Licensure & Certifications: Professional echocardiography certification required (RDCS), BLS certification

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