Tower Health

About Tower Health

 

Job Category:

Healthcare

Country:

United States

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Cardiac Ultrasound Technologist

Tower Health - Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania

Posted: 11/17/2018

Responsibilities

The Cardiac Ultrasound Technologist performs adult and pediatric echo, stress echo, dobutamine echo, transesophageal echo, including bedside/portable studies in the intensive care units. Performs non-invasive diagnostic cardiac ultrasound procedures and assists with invasive ultrasound procedures at a technical level, not requiring direct supervision. Ensures delivery of quality service to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients on an inpatient and outpatient basis.  *On call and weekend rotation is required.

 

Heart Services Awards/Recognitions:

Healthgrades

  • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Bypass Surgery: 3 Years in a Row (2015-2017)

  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack: 4 Years in a Row (2014-2017)

  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure: 5 Years in a Row (2013-2017)

Joint Commission

  • Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for Acute MI and Heart Failure

  • Disease-Specific Certification for Heart Failure Program

American Heart Association

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care

    Becker’s Hospital Review: Top 100 Hospital with Great Heart Programs in Nation

Qualifications

Education Requirements:

  • 2 year / Associate Degree: Graduate of an echocardiography program accredited by CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs) OR Graduate of an echocardiography program accredited by CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs). (Required)
  • 4 year / Bachelor's Degree: BS or BA (Preferred)

Certification and Licensure Requirements:

  • BLS Certification (Required)
  • Must obtain a recognized credential through either ARDMS (The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography) or CCI (Cardiac Credentialing International) within specified time frame. (Required)
  • ARDMS Registration (Preferred)
  • Cardiac Credentialing International (Preferred)

Experience and Skills:

  • 1-3 years Adult Echocardiography (Preferred)
  • 1-3 years Pediatric Echocardiography (Preferred)

 

Preferred candidate will be self-motivated, compassionate and possess a high standard of medical ethics.  

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