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Echocardiology Tech II

Req #:  118254
Facility:  Advocate Medical Group
Department:  Diagnostic Imaging
City:  Chicago/Lakeview
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Medical Group is a physician-led medical group providing primary care, specialty services, medical imaging, outpatient services and community based medical practices throughout the Chicagoland and Bloomington/Normal.

Position Requirements:
Registered Technologist by CCI, ARDMS, RCS, RVT, RVS, RDCS.

Minimum of 3+ years of non~invasive cardiology experience in echocardiography studies.

Demonstrated skills for advanced learning in echocardiology studies.

This position will need to recognize the needs and behaviors of a variety of groups treated.
Basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology.

Ability to work well with others.

Good communication skills.

Good organizations skills.



RCS
RDCS
ACLS
CPR
Capable of performing lifting and transferring related to patient care.

Capable of moving ultrasound equipment for portable studies.

Exposure to ill patients, may be exposed to blood and urine samples.
Travel as required. Other duties as assigned.

If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

Purpose:
To provide quality cardiodiagnostic and non~invasive testing. Provides related clerical responsibilities necessary for physician interpretation and department record keeping. To provide to the interpreting physician, through the non~invasive diagnostic imaging techniques of ultrasound, a complete and accurate documentation of cardiac anatomy and cardiac performance. To satisfy the requirement of the accrediting body for diagnostic echocardiography.

Accountabilities:
Provides competent and proficient technical skills in the to cardiac ultrasounds implementing procedural standard and protocols for the following modalities
Provides patient care specific to procedural requirements and patient's need (under the supervision of the physician) within established departmental protocols.
Maintains an organized, safe and efficient work environment
Provides clerical function necessary for physician's interoperation, department, records and patient billing.
Development and on~going maintenance of collaborative relationships with department staff, physicians, and related external contacts in order to meet departmental objectives.
Maintain professional growth, self~development, objectives, skill enhancement and commitment to the organization.

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago