SCL Health Echo Sonographer in Grand Junction, Colorado
You.You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as aCardiovascular Sonographer.Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold.Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.You're equally comfortable with performing a variety of ultrasoundprocedures, monitoring equipment for reliability and safety, anddocumenting/communicating patient-related information thoroughly andaccuratelyYou're great at what you do, but you want to be part of something evengreater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the rightteam is invincible.Us.is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organizationthat focuses on person-centered care. Our 346-bed regional medical center isin Grand Junction, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Our mission isto bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities andeach other.are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generouspackage includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is morethan a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being.To that end, we've launched a Healthy Living program to address yourholistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digitaltools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and Paid Time Off. We alsooffer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.We.Together we'll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We'llhonor each other's dignity and surpass the standards we set. We'llencourage joy and take pride in our integrity.We'll laugh at each other's jokes (even the bad ones). We'll helloand high five. We'll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value ofspirituality in healing.We're proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.Your day.As a CV Sonographer, you need to know how to:Perform a variety of Ultrasound procedures that utilize high frequency soundwaves to evaluate internal organs and vessels for the diagnosis of disease.Prepare exam room. Obtain informed consent, and request an accurate clinicalhistory as necessary for the exam. Review patient history and determine properselection of protocols. Explain method of examination and position patient.Assess the patient's status and needs, complete appropriate diagnostictechniques/tests to ascertain patient's on-going condition, and performthe necessary interventions.Review and evaluate completed tests for quality, completeness, and type oftest ordered. Ensure quality images. Coordinate the preparation ofimages/exams and needed documentation for physician partners.Document and communicate patient related information thoroughly andaccurately. Inform patient of physician's instructions or ancillarycaregiver's observations or concerns and take same into consideration inproviding appropriate care. Meet the needs of the patient, family andmulti-disciplinary team through effective communication, coordination anddocumentation ensuring safety, care, courtesy and efficiency. Ensure safeand effective hand off between shifts by communicating clearly with oncomingshMonitor equipment reliability and safety. Report issues and/or repairs orservice due. Order and stock supplies, clean rooms, and equipment tomaintain work environment. Transport patients as needed.Actively participate in quality initiatives, including patientsatisfaction, patient care, and workflow.Your experience.We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is whywe require:High School Diploma or equivalentCurrent American Registry of Radiologic Technology ARRT (S) or ARDMS registryCurrent Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) and RegisteredCardiac Sonographer (RCS) or the ability to obtain within eighteen(18) months of hireCurrent BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart AssociationPreferred:Associate's DegreeAt least one (1) year of ultrasound experienceYour next move.