Radiology/Imaging - Baystate Health

Req#: R17804
Category(s): Allied Health Clinical Professional, Radiology/Imaging
Full Time / Part Time: Per Diem
Shift: First

PEDICATRIC ECHO TECHNICIAN

Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’s premier healthcare provider, and home to Baystate Medical Center, is seeking an individual to join our Pediatric Cardiology Team!

The pediatric Echo technician plays an essential role in assisting with exams and conducting readings for our pediatrics patients. We use top of the line machines and offer a very supportive team and work environment.

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:

  •  This individual will work per diem to cover vacations and other gaps in the schedule. This includes after hour calls and general inpatient coverage. Availability on the weekends and nights is strongly preferred.
  • The Pediatric Echo technician will assist with inpatient exams and readings.

SCHEDULE:

  • Vacation coverage
  • Weekends and call coverage after 4:30pm. Occasional weekday coverage as well.
  • Springfield, MA

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • HS Diploma, GED or HiSET
  • BLS

PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS

  • ARDMS or CCI

Job Responsibilities: 

1) CLINICAL PRACTICE
Utilizes the professional code of ethics with patient and family to establish patient and family relationship(s). Adheres to standards of practice, policy and procedures to support clinical decision making. Performs quality diagnostic exams as indicated by QA random, monthly review. Demonstrates knowledge of equipment and optimizes equipment to enhance image quality. Educates patients and families with regard to rationale and expectations during the procedure. Understands rules and norms with cultural differences as it relates to caring for patients with in a defined time frame and procedure. Knowledge of developmental stages for the following age groups: Neonate, Infant/toddler, Children, Adolescent, Adult.

2) HEALTHCARE TEAM RELATIONSHIPS
Effectively builds and nurtures relationships and values others. Seeks assistance from peers to resolve conflicts, practicing negotiation and delegation skills. Observes peers' professional practice to identify potential mentor(s). Participates in staff meetings and/or discussions regarding patient care and/or practice issues. Maintains individual productivity and supports workgroup effectiveness.

3) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Assumes responsibility for continued learning to enhance clinical practice. Actively seeks and is receptive to honest feedback from multidisciplinary healthcare team in ways to improve overall quality of care. Maintains safe operation of designated equipment and assists to ensure orderliness of department. Performs applicable volumes to maintain competency: 300 echocardiograms per year, 300 vascular exams per year and 100 stress echocardiograms per year.

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

Certificate (Required)

Certifications:

Basic Life Support – American Heart Association

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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