Echocardiography Technologist - Cardiology - York Hospital - PRN - Day

York, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 57659

Position Summary:

 PRN Echocardiography Technologist

Day Shift (Weekdays and Weekends)

On call required (weekdays, weekends, holidays) 

General Summary:
Under the general supervision of the Medical Director, the Director-Noninvasive Cardiology, and the department supervisor performs a variety of diagnostic ultrasound procedures at an intermediate skill and knowledge level.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1 Performs all ultrasound techniques and examinations such as, adult echocardiograms, preps and acquires stress echocardiograms, pediatric echocardiograms, 3D echo, research studies, assists the physicians with transesophageal echocardiograms, operative transesophageal echocardiograms, and transcatheter aortic valve replacements.
2 Supervises, assists, and evaluates students in the clinical education setting.
3 Obtains intravenous access and administers intravenous contrast agents such as Definity and Optison. Performs Saline Bubble Studies.
4 Prepares preliminary echocardiogram reports and measurements for physicians.
5 Performs portable tests in patient rooms when necessary.
6 Positions and transfers patients safely and comfortably.
7 Explains procedures to patients.
8 Clerical duties such as, scheduling patients, ensuring accurate billing codes, answering phones.
9 Maintains equipment in efficient operating order; performs preventative maintenance on a regularly scheduled basis; contacts Biomed Department for major malfunctions.

Required Skills

Education: Associates degree required

Experience: 1 year or more

Certifications: Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS)

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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