Assists with cardiovascular and non-invasive studies or treatments. Competently performs M-Mode with calculations, 2-D procedures with all necessary views and calculations, Doppler echo with analysis, all information and data as required, all peripheral vascular procedures including arterial Doppler, venous Doppler, segmental pressures, ankle-arm index, carotid ultrasound, tilt table exams, treadmills, 24 hour holters, and pharmacological studies. Must be able to demonstrate ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patient's age-specific needs (i.e. Pediatric Echo or Geriatric Doppler Exam) and anticipate the needs of physician and aware of potential patient problems. Must keep updated on the latest advances in cardiovascular techniques and equipment and be a willing preceptor for new technicians and share knowledge and expertise in mentoring other staff.
Current Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Ultrasonographer (RDCS or RCVT) or RDCS required.
Current BLS Certification
Minimum two years previous experience as a cardiac ultrasound technician OR completion of a one year certified cardiac ultrasound course, minimum one year recent clinical cardiology or cardiovascular experience.
Six months non-invasive cardiac ultrasound experience.
Must be able to follow instructions, work quickly and accurately in a fast paced environment.
Analytical and grammatical skills are necessary to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
Organizational and multi-tasking skills are essential.
Must be fluent in spoken and written English.
Must be able to fulfill the essential functions of the position.
Primary Location: San Luis Obispo, California
Facility: Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905043630
About Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.