Carondelet St. Maryâ��s Hospital (located at 1601 W. St. Maryâ��s Road, Tucson, AZ 85745) is recognized as a destination hospital for the most modern and minimally-invasive heart and vascular surgery, advanced stroke care, unique and personalized cancer treatment, and emergency care. Established in 1880, St. Maryâ��s Hospital is Southern Arizonaâ��s longest continually operating hospital. It is home to the Carondelet Heart & Vascular Institute and The Carondelet Breast Center and is recognized as a destination hospital for the most modern and minimally invasive heart and vascular surgery, advanced stroke and emergency care. St. Maryâ��s offers every patient individualized care, personal attention by compassionate caregivers and some of the finest physicians and surgeons available.
Why Carondeletâ�¦ When you join Carondeletâ��s Community Built on Care, our family of nurses, doctors, staff and healthcare specialists are dedicated to providing expert, compassionate care for all the families of Southern Arizona and the surrounding communities. Weâ��ve been caring for you and your loved ones for more than 135 years â�� right here, in this great community of ours. So this is our home too. Caring, nurturing and helping heal friends, loved ones and neighbors of Southern Arizona is our passion, and weâ��re honored to have the opportunity to serve you. From emergency services and heart care to orthopedics, advanced stroke treatment and more, weâ��re focused on providing you with expert care combined with a healthy dose of attentiveness and kindness. Carondelet Health Network. A community built on care.
Under direction of the department director and manager, performs cardiac diagnostic procedures including transthoracic echocardiography (TTE), transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), and stress echocardiography. Ensures patient safety, clinical quality, and service excellence are performed and reports are properly forwarded to cardiologist reading station and charges are done on a daily basis. Responsible for the clinical oversight of echocardiography technologists, image quality, MD reporting process, and process improvement reporting of MD reading data.
Assesses patient data, formulates plan of intervention, and implements patient care plan. Uses ultrasound to perform a variety of echocardiographic procedures according to prescribed guidelines and approved protocols, including 2-D, M-Mode, Doppler, TEE, TTE, stress echocardiography, and exercise stress testing. Evaluates and calculates echocardiogram raw data and scores, calculates the raw data, and presents it in an appropriate manner. Documents interventions and patient responses. Monitors patient documentation for accuracy and timely completion. Supervises Echocardiography Technologists. Performs department-specific orientation, onboarding, training and coaching. Provides input into the selection, performance evaluation, and corrective action of employees. Responsible for daily staffing and making appropriate decisions based on patient volume, needs, and skill level of employees. Develop staff schedules. Monitors, maintains and promotes patient safety, quality images and delivery of excellent patient care, services and experiences. Oversees equipment operations, maintenance, surveys and quality control activities to ensure regulatory compliance and equipment performance. Facilitates required departmental adjustments to ensure productivity and cost effective delivery of quality care and services. Monitors and maintains department-specific inventory and resources to ensure availability, compliance and cost effectiveness. Develops and maintains imaging protocols, core competencies, and annual requirements. Works with Medical Director, medical staff, and technical staff to ensure quality patient care. Responsible for compliance of all IAC guidelines outlined in the certification process. Other related job tasks or responsibilities as assigned.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION Required: Registry eligible and BLS Preferred: Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)
EDUCATION Required: Graduate of an accredited school of echocardiography or ultrasound Preferred: Associates degree
WORK EXPERIENCE Required: Three (3) years of clinical experience as a cardiac sonographer Preferred: Two (2) years of supervisory experience as a cardiac sonographer
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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Internal Number: 2105011964
About Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.