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Echosonographer-I

SSM Health


Location:
Bridgeton, MO 63044
Date:
12/27/2022
2022-12-272023-02-11
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Job Details

**It's more than a career, it's a calling**

MO-SSM Health DePaul Hospital - St. Louis

**Worker Type:**

Regular

**Job Highlights:**

**SIGN-ON BONUS: $5,000**

**SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE!****

**WHO WE ARE:**

We are a not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs across the Midwest Region through a robust and fully integrated health care delivery system.

SSM has more than 38,000 employees and 11,000 providers whom are committed to providing exceptional health care services.

With care delivery sites in Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin. SSM Health is one of the largest employers in every community it serves.

**WHY WORK WITH SSM HEALTH:**

SSM Health has:

23 Hospitals (22 adult & 1 pediatric) | 41 Affiliate Hospitals | 18 Urgent Care Centers | 24 Retail Health Clinics | 42 Pediatric Service Locations | 10 Post-Acute Care Facilities

****Sign on bonuses are for external qualified candidates. Internal candidates, please check with your recruiter to see what options are available for you** **.**

We look forward to meeting you! APPLY TODAY!

**Job Summary:**

Performs diagnostic procedures to assess cardiac structures and hemodynamics in accordance with accepted protocols. This position performs either adult or pediatric echosonography.

**Job Responsibilities and Requirements:**

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

+ Performs appropriate diagnostic procedures, records patient test results and reports results.
+ Monitors patient comfort and safety during tests, alerting physicians to abnormalities or changes in patient responses.
+ Maintains adequate supplies and verifies all equipment is in proper working condition; reports deficiencies and failures.
+ Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately.
+ Ensures all activities comply with regulatory agency standards.
+ Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).
+ Assists in maintaining a clean and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area and any other areas in department.
+ Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
+ Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

+ Associate's degree or equivalent years of experience and education.

EXPERIENCE

+ No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

+ Constant standing and walking.
+ Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).
+ Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.
+ Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
+ Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
+ Frequent lifting/moving of patients.
+ Frequent reaching, gripping and keyboard use/data entry.
+ Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
+ Occasional use of vision to identify and distinguish colors.
+ Occasional bending, stooping, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
+ Rare kneeling and sitting.

**Licenses / Certifications:**

Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), FUTURE - Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) within 90 days - American Heart Association (AHA), FUTURE - Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) within 12 months - Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), FUTURE - Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) with Adult Echocardiography (AE) Specialty within 12 months - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), FUTURE - Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) with Pediatric Echocardiography (PE) Specialty within 12 months - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) - Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) - Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) with Adult Echocardiography (AE) Specialty - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) with Pediatric Echocardiography (PE) Specialty - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)

**Work Shift:**

Day Shift (United States of America)

**Job Type:**

Employee

**Department:**

3001000128 Cardiac Cath Lab

**Scheduled Weekly Hours:**

40

SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

Learn more here (http://https://resources.ssmhealth.com/nondiscriminationclause/non-discrimination-statement.pdf)
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