Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Location: AdventHealth Castle Rock
The community you’ll be caring for:
The role you’ll contribute:
Provides specialized cardiovascular care, while maintaining maximum patient safety and comfort. Performs/reviews a baseline patient assessment, and evaluates patient response to diagnostic cardiac procedures. Proficient in the operation and maintenance, as specified by the manufacturer, of all diagnostic and therapeutic equipment used for procedures in the specific area of operation.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Performs accurate and thorough echocardiograms as ordered by physician.
Performs specialized testing using computer assisted devices including, but not limited to TEE, Stress Echo, Pharmacological Stress Echo’s. Cross trained to perform EKG’s, Treadmills, and Holter monitors as needed.
Maintains and reviews equipment, ensuring proper function and calibration of machines.
Maintains high skill level through participation in CQI, in services, ongoing education, and attendance at 80% of staff meetings.
Ability to provide on-call coverage outside of standard scheduled hours per department and/or facility policy.
Recognizes and promptly acts upon unusual results or patient response by informing primary health care team to ensure patient safety and foster optimal outcomes.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
Associate's Degree or Bachelor's degree in Sonography
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association.
Currently registered at American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or via CCI as a Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS).
One year of experience in cardiac ultrasound (echocardiography).
Graduate of a diploma, associate, or baccalaureate academic program in health science (including but not limited to, cardiovascular technology, ultrasound, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy, or nursing) OR graduate of a programmatically accredited program in cardiac ultrasound (echocardiography is strongly preferred).
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.