Tech – Echo/Ultrasound/Sonographer

iDEAL Hire

Centerpoint Medical Center is a 257-bed HCA facility located in Independence, Missouri. The Center features a  Level II Trauma Center  with 24/7 Emergency Services, a  Level III NICU , the area’s most-awarded  heart program , and  more .  Centerpoint has earned numerous  awards and accreditations , including the General Thoracic Surgery 3-Star Quality Rating and an Advanced Certification in Stroke from the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. Also, Centerpoint has been recognized on Healthgrades’ America’s 250 Best Hospitals  list  for the facility’s overall clinical excellence. Staff members  say  the supportive management, fast-pace, and learning opportunities are among the top reasons that make the Centerpoint Medical Center a great place to work.  Independence is about 20 minutes east of Kansas City, Missouri. This  historic  area is known as the “Queen City of the Trails” by serving as the starting point for the Santa Fe, California, and Oregon Trails. As such, Independence is home to numerous sites dedicated to its rich heritage, such as the  National Frontier Trails Museum  and the  Bingham-Waggoner Estate . The city’s  Independence Square  is also filled with  shops ,  restaurants , and other  activities . Unit Profiles :   Unit Information:   Location: Building: Centerpoint Medical Center Floor: First Order Detail: Facility Department Number:   75026 Discipline: Echo Shift: Monday through Friday 4 10 hour shifts 0630-1700 Call Requirements: Yes; callback within 30 minutes Weekends: On call and occasional for vacation coverage General Information Tell us about the unit(s): ·          Number of Staff – Ideally 8 full time sonographers ·          Type of staff: o     Day Shift 3-5 sonographers staffed per day o     Weekend option covers Saturday and Sunday ·          Type of equipment – GE; Merge ·          EMR –Merge, Meditech Typical hiring profile Skill Set Most recruited for:   (Travel RNs, local CNAs and sitters)   Must have :   candidates without these skills will not be considered for the role. ·          RDCS-Registered diagnostic cardiac sonographer through ARDMS ·          OR ·          RCS- Registered cardiac sonographer through CCI Preferred or nice to have :   candidates with these skills will be considered first. ·            Minimum 3 years’ experience List typical procedures performed on unit(s):   ·          Transthoracic Echo ·          Transesophageal echo ·          Stress echo ·          Intra-procedural TEE List any machines and/or equipment used on the unit: ·          GE Vivid E95 ·          Merge structured reporting Dress Code : ·          Scrub Color –   black ·            Or ·          Hospital laundered surgical scrubs Unit Guidelines/Policies : ·          ICAEL accredited Awards/Recognition:   ·          Excellent teamwork with cardiologists ·          Excellent collaboration with stress RNs and procedural areas ·          Weekly huddles to review complex cases and discuss learning opportunities

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