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Echocardiology Tech_ Echocardiology- Per Diem As Needed

at Steward Health Care System

Posted: 11/24/2020
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 38504
Keywords: hospital, patient, health

Job Description

Location: Holy Family Hospital
Posted Date: 10/27/2020

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

Important COVID message

Please note, Holy Family hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

Responsibilities:

Follows appropriate lines of communication to effectively resolve difficult patient/family/physician/staff situations.

Responds appropriately and immediately in emergency situations.

Maintains a safe and healthy environment for patients, visitors, and/or staff to provide the highest level of physical comfort, and minimize risk and injury.

Ensures compliance with regulations to maintain accreditation, licensure, and certification.

Completed all Hospital and Department Specific Mandatory requirements in the prior calendar year.

Demonstrates knowledge and follows JCAHO Patient Safety Goals. Supports department specific patient safety and quality initiatives as defined by department manager.

Understands and adheres to Holy Family Health Care's compliance standards and policies .

Corporate Compliance Program, Code of Conduct and Business Ethics; sponsors and implements initiatives to achieve the System's compliance goals.

Responds promptly and courteously to customer (Internal & external)/patient requests.

Communicates effectively with internal and external customers with respect of differences in cultures, values, beliefs, and ages.

Respects patient/customer privacy and confidentiality.

Accepts responsibility and accountability for own actions with appropriate follow through. Fulfills commitments.

Consistently presents a positive attitude in working with internal and external customers.

Demonstrates service excellence skills to support high level patient satisfaction as defined by department manager.

Fosters interdisciplinary, collaborative relationships within the department and the organization.

Works cooperatively and collaboratively building a positive team spirit.

Makes timely and appropriate decisions in the face of conflicting demands and interests.

Is open, honest and trustworthy; able to acknowledge making a mistake.

Understands own weaknesses & limitations and works to improve upon them.

Readily adapts to change and welcomes new approaches when circumstances demand it.

Utilizes the departmental process to find the most appropriate solution to challenges.

Exhibits respectful awareness of others' feelings and demonstrates willingness to help others.

Presents a positive reflection on the hospital and its Core Values.

Follows hospital standards of work (i.e., dress code, name badge, and parking).

Supports patient care needs in adhering to attendance policies with regards to tardiness, absences, and vacation scheduling.

Presents a positive reflection on the hospital and its Core Values.

Follows hospital standards of work (i.e., dress code, name badge, and parking).

Performs routine and transesophageal echocardiograms of high quality on newborn, infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. (TEE® adult and geriatric only).

Obtains pertinent clinical information and documents such on appropriate forms for physician review.

Keeps equipment clean and in good working order. Assures an adequate amount of supplies are available.

Coordinates scheduling of patients with nursing units and outside physician practices. Schedules to provide an efficient and expedient performance of testing.

Accurately documents tests in log book, appointment book, and computer scheduling system.

Enters charges appropriately into hospital information system and documents recording physician according to established protocol.

Maintains files and tape storage. Mails or faxes reports, as required.

Recognizes own learning needs and assumes responsibility for professional growth.

Establishes and maintains a positive working relationship and rapport with cardiologists.

Qualifications:

Graduate of an approved program in Echocardiography.

Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonography Certification Preferred.

Pediatric experience preferred.

Candidates with on-the-job training and proven, documented competency may be considered.


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