Echo Tech (Echo) Travel Allied - $2416/Weekly

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center

Mason City, IA, USA


$60.39 (hourly)


8 hrs

We are looking for aTravel Echo Tech Alliedfor a greatTravel allied jobin Mason City, IA.

This Echo TechTravel allied jobpays for pays for 40 hours a week for 8 weeks.

Below are the details of thisTravel Allied Jobincluding theTravel assignment salary:

  • Specialty: Echo Tech Allied
  • Travel Echo Tech (Echo) Allied : Mason City, IA
  • Travel Assignment Salary Contact for details.
  • Start Date : December 24, 2023
  • Travel Allied Job Assignment Length : 8 weeks
  • Travel Assignment 40 hours per week
  • Shift : 8 hours, Day

8 weeks 40 hrs/wk Days MercyOne North Iowa Job Description Job Title: Cardiovascular Sonographer Department/Subsidiary: Cardiovascular Diagnostics Effective Date: October 2020 Job Code: Y0214 JOB SUMMARY This individual is primarily responsible for the performance of adult and pediatric echocardiograms (TTE), transesophageal echoes (TEE), stress echo and other noninvasive cardiovascular testing such as occasional EKG and holter monitors. Colleague will be responsible for using critical thinking to thoroughly assess and quantify cardiac pathology as well as independently decide when contrast is needed. ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY A. Reports to: Supervisor and Echo Team Lead of Cardiovascular Diagnostics. B. Supervises: NA C. Key Working Relationships: Physicians and Cardiac/Pulmonary Multi-Disciplinary Team. D. Primary Customer Groups: Patients, physicians, and other health disciplines. E. Age/Population of Patients Served: Neonatal Adolescent Geriatric Pediatric Adult X All Ages ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS A. Performs adult and pediatric transthoracic, transesophageal, stress and contrast echocardiograms. B. Informs patient of procedures to be performed and facilitates consent. C. Provides mobile cardiovascular sonography services to outreach sites. D. Provides on call services for echo in the Medical Center. E. Maintains the ability to increase work hours during high department volumes and decrease work hours when volumes decrease. Maintains a functioning telephone to facilitate communication with the department when needed. F. Receives and records telephone requests for service and schedules patients for diagnostic studies. Performs all office related duties including chart preparation, collection of patient information, and recording of daily charges. Uses various types of computers and keyboards. G. Utilizes the Medical Center's Electronic Medical Record for documentation and charging. Utilizes the Cardiac PACS for documentation and image storage of Cardiovascular Studies. H. Follows department procedures for adjusting work schedule as needed based on patient volume by increasing or decreasing hours worked.(Example: If part time, hours may be greater than budgeted or if full time, hours could be less than budgeted at times) I. Assists students and cardiology fellows, when need, by providing an environment for learning and sharing professional knowledge and guidance. J. Maintains required department confidentiality and abides by HIPPA regulations. K. Provides competent patient care to the above indicated patient populations by obtaining and appropriately interpreting data, making appropriate decisions based on demonstrated knowledge of age-specific growth and development, and appropriately adapting procedures and treatments. L. Rarely perform other cardiovascular testing including but not limited to Electrocardiographic Monitoring, Pulse Oximetry, ECG testing using various types of equipment, Holter and Event monitoring. Recognizes cardiac arrhythmias and responds appropriately. M. Takes an active role in enhancing ability to carry out job functions through personal and professional/job-related growth and development and participates in medical center and/or departmental education programs. N. Communicates with and performs duties following the philosophy of MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center’s Mission, Values, and Cultural Beliefs. O. Supports and abides by all medical center, departmental, and safety policies and procedures. Proactively identifies safety concerns surrounding the work environment. P. Performs other responsibilities as requested by supervisor, manager or department head. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS A. Participates in Process Excellence activities. B. Administers intravenous contrast after competency assessment and provides appropriate monitoring. C. Performs IV-line insertion if qualified. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS A. Education [formal]: 1. Graduate of a CAAHEP accredited cardiovascular sonography program. 2. Registered Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonographer with active registration thru American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS). i. In the event of colleague being a new graduate, colleague must be registered within 12 months of graduation per Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) guidelines. ii. Credentialing through Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) is acceptable if applicant can demonstrate thorough knowledge and competence of cardiac pathology. B. Experience: 1. At least two years of full-time employment in adult cardiovascular sonography preferred. No previous work experience required if student is a graduate of an accredited cardiac sonography program. C. Special Skills and Competencies: 1. Must be able to work comfortably with patients of all ages 2. A strong sense of responsibility and the ability to make sound judgments independently 3. Neat, well-groomed appearance X Must provide proof of Basic Life Support (BLS Provider-American Heart Association or Professional Rescuer-American Red Cross) prior to employment or within 30 days of hire and maintains current status. X Must provide proof of Mandatory Reporting for Child and Dependent Adult Abuse training prior to employment or within 6 months of hire and maintain current status per State of Iowa guidelines Completes Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) – American Heart Association within 6 months of hire and maintains current status. Completes Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) – American Heart Association within 6 months of hire and maintains current status. Completes Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) – American Heart Association within 6 months of hire and maintains current status. Completes MANDT Training within 6 months of hire and maintains current status. Completes Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) within 6 months of hire and maintains current status. Motor Vehicle: _x MercyOne Vehicle [select this for positions required to drive a Mercy owned Vehicle] • If required to operate MercyOne vehicle, will need to have proof of and maintain valid driver's license on file with Human Resources. • Note any special licenses or requirements for MercyOne vehicle operation (i.e. CDL)

_ Personal Vehicle [ select this for positions where colleagues are required to drive on a daily or weekly basis, other than to/from work] • If required to operate personal vehicle, will need to have proof of and maintain valid driver's license and adequate insurance coverage on file with Human Resources

N/A [all others] • All colleagues, who may drive on occasion for their job, are required to carry the minimum State of Iowa required car insurance on their personal vehicle and have a valid driver's license. Compliance with occasional driving requirements are the responsibility of the colleague and will not be monitored by Human Resources. However, colleagues could be asked to show proof of insurance or driver's license as a requirement for employment. MACHINES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT A. (List machines, tools and equipment that serve a major function of the job, use group titles of equipment, identify unique or specialized equipment.) • Echo imaging system • Computer • Printer • Blood pressure monitor • Company vehicle • Phone & pager REVIEWED/COMPLETED BY: Title Name Director Sara Peterson Human Resources Brenda Rasmuson


Apply for this position Back to job

You must be logged in to apply to this job.