Samaritan Health Services Echocardiographer in Lincoln City, Oregon

Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital * NLH Cardiovascular

Lincoln City, OR

Radiology/ Respiratory Care

Per Diem, Day,

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

  • Performs cardiac/vascular imaging for all patient populations. Performs TEE, stress echo and other testing at intra-operative, bedside, outpatient and mobile locations.

  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

  • The Cardiology team of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, respiratory therapists and technicians provide a full-spectrum of care towards a healthy heart. We complete hundreds of interventional cardiovascular procedures each year and are up-to-date with cardiology treatment options. Services and procedures include echocardiography, holter and ZIO monitors (heart monitors), cardiac stress testing, and intravascular ultrasound.

  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current unencumbered Oregon license in Sonography required. If a new graduate, temporary license upon hire and permanent license within six (6) months of hire required.

  • One (1) of the following registry credentials required. If registry eligible, credential within six (6) months of hire required.

  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) from the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).

  • Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) from Cardiac Credentialing International (CCI).

  • Healthcare Provider BLS required.

  • One (1) year echocardiographer experience preferred.

  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Patient Care - Possess the skills and knowledge needed to assist and care for others. Ability to recognize symptoms, drug properties and interactions, treatments, and preventive health-care measures within scope of practice.

  • Communication - Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss quality issues. Ability to perform group presentations and listen to and understand complex information and ideas.

  • Time Management - Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.

  • Conflict resolution - Ability to proactively resolve conflicts in a positive and constructive manner. Possess the knowledge and skills to handle complaints, settle disputes, and negotiate with others to reach mutually beneficial decisions.

  • Social Perceptiveness - Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.

  • Medical Terminology - Knowledge of medical records, procedures and terminology. Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Rarely (1 - 10% of the time)

Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time)

Frequently (34 - 66% of the time)

Continually (67 – 100% of the time)

CLIMB - LADDER

LIFT(Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

SQUATStatic (hold >30 sec)

STAND

WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

WALK - INCLINE

CLIMB - STAIRS

SQUATRepetitive

BEND FORWARDat waist

ROTATE TRUNKStanding

PUSH(40 - 60 pounds force)

PULL(40 - 60 pounds force)

SIT

ROTATE TRUNKSitting

REACH -Forward

REACH- Upward

MANUAL DEXTERITYHands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

PINCHFingers

GRASPHand/Fist

LIFT(Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT(Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT(Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT(Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

CARRY1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

Posted: 09/13/2018

Req #: 42227

Start Time: 0800 (8:00 am)

Weekend Required: Occasional

Overtime Rule: 8+40

End Time: 1630 (4:30 pm)

Salary Range: $31.88 - $49.67