Job Posting – Ultrasound Tech

Company Information
Company Name
The Everett Clinic

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Position Title
Ultrasound Tech

Position Description
At The Everett Clinic, our purpose is simple—do the right thing—for our patients and each other. This philosophy allows us to recruit the best talent and enjoy a reputation as one of the most innovative and high-quality healthcare providers in the country.

Some say we are a medical group, but we like to think we’re a large family. Our team cares about our patients and each other. We offer the best in quality care, advanced technologies and quality facilities.

Our Core Values:
We do what is right for each patient.
We provide an enriching and supportive workplace.
Our team focuses on value: service, quality, and cost.

Job Summary: Under general supervision, provides primary technical assistance to the Cardiology Department through the Non-Invasive Lab, providing necessary support to the physicians within established guidelines. Facilitates a smooth work and patient flow. We are an accredited Echo laboratory by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission.

Schedule: to be determined, averaging 40 hours per week

Note: We provide assistance for Continuing Medical Education!

• Minimum: Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
• Minimum: Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (through the American Heart Association).
• Preferred: Active certification by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in the appropriate specialties.
• Preferred: Minimum of two years of cardiac scanning experience with adult patients preferred.

KSAs: Must have the ability to perform and understand M-Mode, Two-Dimensional, Pulsed and continuous wave Doppler, and Color flow imaging procedure on all patient. Ability to complete Echo exams and Stress echocardiography on adult patient utilizing the current technology preferred.

This position requires an individual to correlate the ultrasound images and prepare a preliminary report that will be used to manage patient care. Must make clinical judgments of the patient’s condition based on information obtained from the referring physician, medical records, Patient interview and personal assessment. Performs a variety of modalities that require independent judgment, initiative and responsibility relative to the patient’s and technical needs. In-depth knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathology and physical principles as related to diagnostic echocardiography is required. The position may require a good understanding and working knowledge of congenital heart disease in the adult patient.

Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Skill in operating echocardiography equipment. Skill in taking vital signs. Skill in maintaining records and recording test results. Skill in developing and maintaining department quality assurance. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff. Ability to maintain quality control standards. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures. Ability to communicate clearly.

DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida, Colorado and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of June 30, 2016 DaVita Medical Group (formerly HealthCare Partners) provided integrated care management for approximately 760,000 patients. DaVita Medical Group’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.

We are committed to bringing the benefits of coordinated care to our patients and to taking a leading role in the transformation of the national healthcare delivery system to assure quality, access, and affordable care for all.

If you’re looking to make a difference with a large, financially stable, well-recognized medical group, DaVita Medical Group may be the employer for you.

Last Updated June 21, 2017