Riverside Health System

  • Echo Tech - Cardiac Sonographer

    Location Name Cardiovascular Specialists - Newport News
    Department CCHR Newport News Operations
    Job ID
    2018-12338
    Category
    Clinical (Non-Nursing)
    Shift
    Days
  • Overview

    Works under the supervision of the Office Manager and the Physicians. The Echo Technologist performs echocardiographic studies utilizing ultrasound techniques. The Echo Technologist demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to assess data reflective of patient status and to assist in the interpretation of this information. The Echo Technologist works effectively within the office to maintain an environment of excellence which is patient focused to provide timely compassionate quality patient care. The Echo Technologist is responsible and accountable for competent echocardiographic ultrasound examinations. Also the Echo Technologist is responsible for effectively communicating with staff to ensure patient quality care and is motivated with good interpersonal skills. The Technologist must comply with patient safety goals and HIPAA guidelines.

    Riverside Medical Group has over 500 providers and we are continuing to grow! One of the largest and most diverse multi-specialty group practices in the state of Virginia, our physicians are linked by an electronic medical record system that is leading the nation, now able to provide fast access to quality medical care for our 485,000 patients by interconnecting 500+ providers in 132 locations across all of the Riverside regions.

    The Peninsula has over 30 specialty practices and 14 primary care practices. The peninsula in southeast Virginia is bounded by the York River, James River, Hampton Roads and Chesapeake Bay. It is sometimes known as the Lower Peninsula to distinguish it from two other peninsulas to the north (Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck). With a population of 1.8 million people, it is the seventh-largest metropolitan area in the Southeast and the 32nd largest in the United States. The Virginia Peninsula is a diverse area made up of many neighboring cities with unique character and opportunities. The area is very unique with a large number of military bases and several large colleges and universities as well as other large healthcare systems. The attractions are endless with so many historical sites to visit and a long list of museums and theaters.

    Qualifications

    This position is an office tech position at Cardiovascular Specialists in Newport News. 

     

    EDUCATION: Graduate from an ultrasound-training program or on the job training from an echo laboratory, preferred.

    EXPERIENCE: One year of experience in echocardiographic imaging preferred, Basic CPR required.

    CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE: Registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Sonographers. Current CPR Certification Required.

    No weekends, no call

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