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Echocardiographer

Location: Poughkeepsie, New York US

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Requisition Number: 14482

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External Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York.

Job Description:

Responsible for using diagnostic medical equipment to diagnose various medical conditions overall mission.

Population served based on scope of services in the department.

Essential Responsibilities

- Review patient's medical history and physician's instructions.

Ensure that there is an order for the test to be done. If patient is referred from a physician outside our practice, ensure a current script.

- Prepare equipment for the procedure.

Select patient from the modality work list. Select appropriate equipment settings. Confirm you have the correct patient by asking patient to state their name and date of birth. Explain the procedure to patient. Direct the patient to move into positions that will provide the best view.

- Operate special equipment to direct non-ionizing, high frequency sound waves into areas of the patient's body.

The equipment collects reflected echoes and forms an image that may be digitally stored and transmitted for interpretation and diagnosis by a physician. - protocol for imaging and measurements required for the each study.

- During the scan, look for visual cues that contrast healthy areas with unhealthy ones.

Follow the Prepare preliminary report in Fuji Synapse Cardiovascular for the physician. Before finalizing report, review to ensure demographic and report accuracy.

- Assist with training new echo staff members.

- Assist with coordinating measurement and text changes to GE units.

- Attend department meetings to discuss lab related issues.

- Maintain and Model REACH Values:

Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Compassion, Honor.

Requirements:

RDCS/RSC and BLS 3-5 years experience.

Stress echo experience preferred.

 

Location: Poughkeepsie-1 Columbia Street-Suite 200

Work Type: Full-Time

Standard Hours: 40.00

FTE: 1.000000

Work Schedule: Day 8

Work Shift: Monday-Friday 730-1600. weekend, holiday, call, inpatient.


Org Unit: 1562

Department: Delafield Echo

Exempt: No

Grade: U10

EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at:

203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only).

Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

 

City: Poughkeepsie

State: New York

Community / Marketing Title: Echocardiographer

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Location_formattedLocationLong: Poughkeepsie, New York US

Job Number: 42443