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Augusta, GA, United States

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SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Is your current role providing you the level of challenge and fulfillment you are looking for? If not, consider Doctors Hospital, committed to building a health community across the Augusta area. The core of our values emanates from our continued focus on improving the health and quality of life for residents in the communities we serve. To accomplish this we aim to identify top talent aligned with our values and dedicated to cultivating our mission.

 

We invite you to learn more about the fantastic opportunity, who we are and how you can join our dynamic team.
 
Doctors Hospital of Augusta is a 354-bed HCA facility located near the Georgia-South Carolina border. Doctors Hospital is well known for its Joseph M. Still Burn Center, the largest burn center in the country, which sees more than 3,000 patients annually. In addition, the burn center was recently granted a special burn designation as part of the Georgia Trauma Care Network. This designation included a rigorous review program administered by the American Burn Association (ABA) and the American College of Surgeons (ACA).
 
Doctors Hospital is certified as a Primary Stroke Center, as well as an Accredited Chest Pain Center. Doctors was recently the first hospital in the area to be designated a Center of Excellence in Women’s Health Surgery. And was one of 244 hospitals nationally to be named a top performer for Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.  Doctors Hospital was also recognized as one of only 17 hospitals in the state of Georgia placed in the Chairman’s Category, the highest category attainable, by the Georgia Hospital Association for clinical outcomes. This means that Doctors hospital scored in the top five percent of all Georgia Hospitals in patient outcomes for conditions including acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care improvement project measures.
 
Other noteworthy services include the Human Motion Institute, which helps patients regain their mobility as quickly and safely as possible, and an emergency room known for the shortest wait times in the Augusta area. The hospital also offers a full range of medical services to meet the needs of the surrounding community, including a Digestive Disease CenterPelvic Health Institute, and a Stroke Center. Staff members praise the facility's culture and the managerial support they receive. 
And, as a part of the HCA family, you will be joining one of the country's strongest healthcare companies with over 165 locations across country, named on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and ranked 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition, Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies.
 
Beyond the facility, Augusta is rich in history and Southern charm. The Augusta Riverwalk features live concerts, a Saturday market, and more along the Savannah River, and the downtown area is bursting with restaurants and nightlife. The city is also home to The Masters, an annual golf tournament held each year during the first week of April. 


We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued?
We’d love to hear from you. Come join our team of dedicated professionals that are committed to delivering the best patient care in the world. Why don't you apply now?
 
Benefits:
We offer you a generous compensation package including: competitive pay, paid time off, 401k, medical, dental vision and life insurance, tuition reimbursement and employee stock purchase plan.


The Echo/Vascular Technician produces recordings of electromotive variations in patient’s heart muscle, using electrocardiograph (ECG),to provide data for diagnosis of heart ailments and provides services to all ages.

 

The position is responsible for:

  • Operates ultrasound machines: GE and Phillips                                                                       

  • 12 Lead EKG                                                                      

  • Adult Echocardiogram studies                                                                   

  • Pediatric Echocardiogram studies                                                                            

  • Color Flow Doppler                                                                        

  • Stress Echocardiogram                                                                  

  • Dobutamine Stress Echocardiogram                                                                        

  • Trans Esophageal Echocardiogram (TEE)                                                                              

  • Cleaning and storage of TEE probes                                                                        

  • TEE processor: Monthly cleaning, annual filter change, documentation on spreadsheet                                                                       

  • Meditech Documentation                                                                           

  • PACS System - Centricity                                                                  

  • Dictation room process                                                                

  • Centralized Scheduling process for Echo department

  • Patient procedure charging                                                                         

  • Demonstrates knowledge and competency in the following: Policies and procedures in performing echocardiogram related studies

  • Provides patient/significant other, the education regarding study performed in a manner that meets their learning needs                                                              

  • Ability to assess the patient, with attention given to identifying the physical, psychological, social & developmental needs 

  • Possesses a working knowledge of the proper disposition of patient’s diagnostic data and maintains that data in an orderly and efficient manner

  • Routinely consults with physicians concerning patient outcomes. Ensures that physicians verbal and telephone requests are recorded and completed appropriately                                                       

  • Recognizes emergency situations, initiates and coordinates appropriate actions                             

  • Provides for proper care and repairs of equipment

  • Ability to project departmental needs regarding equipment and supplies etc.  

*This is a PRN position, works on an as needed basis*


Apply today to learn more about this exciting opportunity!

Qualifications

Position Requirements:

 

Required:

  1.  Degree in Ultrasound Technology (Cardiac Sonography preferred)
  2. CCI (RCS) and/or ARDMS certification
  3. BLS required upon hire.
  4. ACLS certification within 6 months

 

Preferred:

  1. 1-3 years experience as Cardiac Sonographer preferred

Doctors Hospital of Augusta
Facility: Doctors Hospital of Augusta
Job ID: 01417-9327
Category: Imaging
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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