5 Years minimum experience echo and vascular credentialed
Pediatric echo experience
Elevating the Possibility of U at UCHealth
The new 53 bed hospital in Longmont will join UCHealth and Longmont Clinic's proud tradition of superior care and unwavering commitment to patients and the communities we serve. Longs Peak Hospital combines a high energy environment and a "patient first mentality," giving employees the opportunity to deliver the highest quality care to patients. The highest quality of care gives patients access to advanced treatments, complex surgeries and innovative clinical trials across the entire UCHealth system.
This position is Full-Time, 80 hours per pay period (bi-weekly), Flex, All Shifts Combination of Shifts, Variable Hours
On-call evenings/weekends. Approximately every 3rd weekend to start.
30 minute call back response time to Long's Peak Hospital
Includes clinic and outreach locations as well as hospital-based.
This is a lead position for an established team of 20 sonographers. In Phase I, you will be the primary CV sonographer at our new Long's Peak Hospital. As such, you must be flexible and driven to create a team atmosphere. Workflow processes will need to be tweaked from the 'conceptual' stage. This will be a challenging position, and you should be prepared to work closely in a blended Radiology/Cardiology > Diagnostic Imaging department. Phase II, you should enjoy teaching (cross-training and student clinical internships) and assisting in the crafting of evolving policies and procedures. This position includes local travel between Longmont, Fort Collins, Loveland, Greeley and rarely to other outreach sites. You are detail-oriented with experience in staff scheduling and IAC accreditation.
Performs diagnostic procedures to assess cardiac structures and hemodynamics in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization. Leads cardiac sonography team members by demonstrating and providing advanced knowledge of job responsibilities.
Provides monitoring, coaching and evaluation of team members' performance, especially in the areas of productivity and quality management. Serves as a positive role model by working with team members to promote teamwork and cooperation. Assists with coordinating services, prioritizing assignments and workflow, and promoting situational decision-making/problem solving. Performs responsibilities of underlying job. Takes responsibility for, or provides guidance to team members on, the handling of complex or novel issues. Oversees equipment quality control testing, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
Performs echocardiography and vascular procedures on patients; selects and utilizes various transducers according to anatomy; differentiates normal and abnormal structures and directs the exam appropriately; assures that sufficient information has been acquired to provide diagnosis. Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Enters, transmits and reports scan results.
Graduate of an accredited Ultrasound Technologist or Diagnostic Medical Sonographer program.
2 years of experience
Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).
State licensure if required by law
Acquire the ACS (Advanced Cardiac Sonographer) credential within 12 months.
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
ACS Advanced Cardiac Sonographer credential
Pediatric Echo credential
5 years of experience and previous team lead experience
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Due to Point of Care Testing duties associated with this position, upon hire, a copy of highest level of education (diploma, degree, or transcripts) would be required to present to the hiring manager. If this is available to you at this time, please attach it with your resume in one document.
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With award-winning hospitals and facilities serving the entire Front Range, University of Colorado Health is the state’s largest and most innovative health system. By integrating the strengths of academic medicine with the finest community health care, we’re able to push the boundaries of medicine and offer our employees endless career opportunities. Here, there are no limits, except those you pla...ce on yourself. Everyone is united by their passion for discovery and their commitment to improving patients’ lives.