Lead Echo Technologist, Day Shift, Cardiology

7 days left

Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Dec 22, 2022
Closes
Feb 14, 2023
Ref
R-023824
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Adventist Healthcare seeks to hire an experienced Echo Technologist for our Cardiology Department who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As a Lead Echo Technologist you will:
• Keeps Operations Manager informed of echo lab activities, needs and problems in assigned areas and provides ongoing feedback about the work performance of the other echocardiographers
• Ensures that echo techs and physicians comply with ICAEL lab standards.
• Prepares daily work assignments to ensure proper coverage for daily volume.
• Receives physicians order for inpatient and outpatients. Reviews electronic medical record for pertinent history. Provide patient care in a safe and compassionate manner.
• Prepares patients for procedure, considering their physical, psychosocial, and cultural needs. Follows proper procedure for transport of patients when applicable. Provide patient care in a safe and compassionate manner.
• Performs echocardiograms for pediatric and adult patients according to protocol. Perform studies to ICAEL standard, department policy and procedure, and ACC/AHC standards. Examines the heart from the appropriate echo views assessing wall motion, valve function, chamber size, and any abnormalities seen, notify cardiologist of any critical results.
• Assist in care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies. Notify biomed of all equipment malfunctions.
• Assure that all patient charges can be accurately completed. Confirm that there is a correct order for all studies done.
• Coordinates/Leads quarterly echo conferences.
• Assists with stress test and EKGs if needed

Qualified candidates will possess:
• High School Diploma/GED required. Associates Degree preferred
• A minimum of three years of echocardiographer experience working with ICAEL standards.
• 2 years of supervisory responsibilities
• CPR certification required, ARDMS OR CCI Registered

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday 7a-530p (4x/10hr shifts)

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you.

We do this by offering:
  • Work life balance through nonrotating shifts
  • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Free Employee parking
  • Benefits Eligible Positions:
    • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans [including health, employer-paid disability and life insurance, PTO]
    • Employer retirement contribution and match after 1-year of eligible employment with 3 year vesting
    • Ancillary benefits such as flexible spending, legal and pet insurance to meet the needs of employees and their eligible family members
    • Subsidized childcare at participating childcare centers


As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today, apply now to be considered!

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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