Catholic Health Initiatives Echo/Vascular Tech Mobile Van (Lufkin full time days) $5000 Sign on bonus in LUFKIN, Texas
Echo/Vascular Tech Mobile Van (Lufkin full time days) $5000 Sign on bonus
Professional position will provide the most effective and efficient delivery of mobile heart & vascular diagnostic ultrasound to patients of regional cardiologist, physicians, advanced practice practitioners, and referring hospitals. Professional will grow and strengthen the Heart and Vascular Service Line within the outlying communities served by CHI St. Luke’s Health –Memorial through mobile heart & vascular diagnostic services.
Quality – completes work with accuracy and thoroughness.
Productivity – efficiently utilizes time in accomplishing work.
Customer Focus – lives organizational and departmental service standards.
Reliability – completes tasks assigned; follows up as needed.
Availability – meets attendance standards; is punctual; works when needed.
Decision Making – displays sound judgment; works with minimal supervision.
Initiative – seeks out productive duties in absence of guidance; is a self-starter.
Adheres to Policy – follows CHI ST. Luke’s Memorial Hospital rules, policies, procedures and guidelines.
Interpersonal Relationships – cooperates, communicates and works well with others. Professionalism – represents CHI ST. Luke’s Memorial Hospital positively in actions and appearance.
Provides mobile ECHO and vascular ultrasound studies at outreach clinics within the outlying communities served by CHI St. Luke’s Health – Memorial
Consistently performs quality echo/vascular studies. Participates in interpretive sessions with the physician and contributes technical and professional knowledge to the final diagnostic impression or report. Analyses sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information and medical history, and communicates findings to the appropriate physician
Obtains echoes of high quality allowing easy interpretation byphysicians
Does dopplerformulas and calculations accurately that are available and records for physicians
Delineates normalfrom abnormal and is able to extend the scope of the study appropriately
Ensures studies are read in a timely manner and communicates daily with cardiologist when exams are complete and awaiting read
Follow-up with referring PC physicians, advanced practice practitioners, and hospitals to ensure satisfaction of mobile services including ease of scheduling, report turn-around time and communication provide recommendations for opportunities to heart and vascular service line regional outreach clinical coordinator and service line administrator.
Transports, load, and unloads required diagnostic equipment to the outreach clinic sites
Regularly assists others in the heart and vascular service line outreach program; demonstrates a team approach to health care
Correlates the clinical history with the diagnostic study to be performed. Prepares preliminary reports and contactsreferring physicians when required, according to established procedures
Consults with the referringphysician regarding the patient’s previoushistory when necessary
Performs Quality Control checks on equipment
Adhere to performance, attendance, and professional expectations set forth by CHI St. Luke’s Health – Memorial
Organizational skills(managing schedules and calendars)
Ability to effectively communicate
Ability to travel local region providing services
Strong work ethic
Keeps all records organized
Assists with training programs and in-services as needed
Consistently and accurately recordspatient information in computer systemand in patient log.
Maintains order and cleanliness of equipment and ultrasoundarea
Demonstrates a willingness to follow the chain of command, regularly channels suggestions, criticisms, and questions to the appropriateperson
Regularly practices aseptic techniques and utilizes Universal Precautions, accurately logs infection control procedures in for each applicable patient procedure
Maintains proficiency in ancillary areas of department, e.g., patient transport, clerical duties, front desk
Driving record maintained in good standing per hospital insurance requirements
- Graduate from an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography or Echocardiography program OR an approved Allied Health program including but not limited to: Respiratory Therapy, Radiology or Nursing.
Must have the following credentials:
Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) with the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
- Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) with Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
- Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) with American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) with Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
BLS required upon hire
ACLS within 3 months
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Direct patient care experience, Experience in EKG interpretation preferred and/or completion of a Basic Dysrhythmia course. Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
- Minimum 2 years’ experience.
Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health
Primary Location TEXAS-LUFKIN-MEMORIAL HLTH SYS LUFKIN
Daily Schedule Days
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 1800000394
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.