Providence Health & Services Echocardiographer/ Cardiac Sonographer in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling an on-call Cardiac Sonographer to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR.
In this position, you will:
Perform cardiac ultrasound examinations according to physician’s orders, utilizing a variety of complex ultrasound equipment.
Objectively identify the presence of or absence of disease utilizing a thorough knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
Assist physicians with more invasive echocardiograph examinations including, but not limited to, Tran esophageal echocardiography, substernal epicardial echocardiography, contrast echocardiography, pericardial centesis, exercise and pharmacological stress echocardiography.
Modify procedures to meet special circumstances and/or provide clinically useful information on a cost-effective basis.
Comply with the standards set forth by the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and departmental policies and procedures.
This position requires shared coverage for stand by and call back emergency studies in the evenings and weekends. This may include shared regional coverage to other Portland facilities.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High school diploma or equivalent
Registered Non-invasive Cardiovascular Ultrasound Technologist (Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) or Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS)) -or- registry-eligible
Maintenance of certification and professional expertise with continuing education
Appropriate state licensure
Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification
Driver’s license and dependable transportation
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited school in Noninvasive Cardiovascular Technology or Diagnostic Medical sonography
1 year of experience performing cardiovascular ultrasound examinations -or- 800 exams using all imaging modalities available
Pediatric experience at St. Vincent Medical Center.
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
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Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
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Schedule: On Call
Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs
Req ID: 231515