SCL Health Echocardiography Technologist/Cardiovascular Sonographer in Billings, Montana
You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as an Echocardiography Technologist.
Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold. Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.
You're equally comfortable with performing ultrasound examinations of the cerebral, peripheral, and abdominal vessels.
You're great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
SCL Health Medical Group is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. With locations throughout Colorado, Montana and Wyoming, we offer a wide variety of primary and specialty care services.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we've launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together we'll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We'll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
We'll laugh at each other's jokes (even the bad ones). We'll hello and high five. We'll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
We're proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
As an Echo Tech you will need to know how to:
Produce two-dimensional ultrasonic recordings and Doppler flow analyses of heart and related structures, using ultrasound equipment, for use by physician in diagnosis of heart disease and study of heart.
Calculate, measure, and document appropriate values on the tests performed for review and interpretation by physicians.
Perform diagnostic carotid arterials and venous studies of upper and lower extremities and venous studies of patients with suspected peripheral vascular disease by following ICAVL guidelines.
Explain procedures to patient to obtain cooperation and reduce anxieties of patient.
Review test results with interpreting physician.
Communicate with physicians, managers, and co-workers as appropriate about changes in patient's clinical conditions while undergoing echocardiogram.
Conduct vascular laboratory studies in accordance with the vascular laboratory protocols.
Maintain the vascular laboratory quality assurance database.
May perform therapeutic procedures such as peripheral compression.
Prepare and maintain operational logs.
Ensure that all vascular laboratory studies are scheduled in an appropriate manner to satisfy the clinical situation.
Calibrate and maintain equipment and order supplies when needed.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
High School Diploma or equivalent, required
Passing score with the Echocardiography Registry Exam, required
Minimum of one (1) current/valid certification from the following list, required:
Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer
Registered Vascular Technologist
Registered Vascular Sonographer
Minimum of one (1) year of related experience in an Echo/Vascular Laboratory, required
Working knowledge of cardiac and pulmonary anatomy/pathology, the cardiac patient, and treatment of cardiac diseases, required
Working knowledge of vascular arterial and venous anatomy for carotid and peripheral vasculature, required
Associate's Degree in related field, preferred
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being an Echo Tech on our team we hope you'll join us. At SCL Health, you'll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities