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HCA Healthcare Echo Technologist PRN in Austin, Texas

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Introduction

Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Echo Technologist PRN opening with St. David's South Austin Medical Center today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.

Benefits

St. David's South Austin Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.

  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock

  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.

  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more

  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts

  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Learn more about Employee Benefits (https://careers.hcahealthcare.com/pages/employee-benefits-and-rewards)

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

We are seeking a(an) Echo Technologist PRN for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!

Job Summary of the PRN Echo Technologist

The Sonographer (ECHO) performs the daily routine/critical care and diagnostic procedures as ordered by the Physician. The Sonographer (ECHO) performs required diagnostic testing, conducts basic equipment maintenance, quality control measures, reporting of abnormal findings to physician (if immediate attention is indicated), and other administrative, technical or supervisory tasks as might be required.

Responsibilities of the PRN Echo Technologist

  • Demonstrate knowledge of proper ECG lead placement and troubleshoot system/electrodes sufficiently to obtain a tracing of good diagnostic quality.

  • Demonstrate the ability to recognize basic arrhythmias (PVC vs. PAC) and ectopic origin of each.

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of the ECG complex and ischemic vs. injury patterns.

  • Perform routine Exercise Tolerance Test via a motor driven treadmill.

  • Perform 2D and M Mode Echocardiography, Cardiac Doppler/Color Flow Doppler.

  • Assist with Dobutamine Stress Echo.

  • Assist with Transesophageal Echo via system manipulation while probe is passed by physician.

  • Identify upper/lower extremity arterial anatomy.

  • Perform protocol for upper/lower extremity arterial flow exam.

  • Carry out physician's orders accurately in performance of diagnostic studies.

  • Other duties as assigned relevant to the service.

Qualifications of the Echo Technologist

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE :

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent

  • Associate degree in Applied Science of equivalent is preferred

  • One year of hospital-based sonography experience preferred

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS :

  • RDCS – Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or RCS – Registered Cardiac Sonographer

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date

St. David's South Austin Medical Center (http://www.stdavids.com/locations/st-davids-south-austin-medical-center) , which is part of St. David's HealthCare. We are a 368-bed acute care facility offering a range of complex specialties and sub-specialties. Our services include a nationally accredited oncology program with the area's only adult Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program; advanced trauma care with a Level II trauma center; comprehensive cardiac, stroke and orthopedic programs; full-service maternity and newborn care; and two full-service emergency centers in the communities of Bee Cave and Bastrop. St. David's South Austin Medical Center is affiliated with the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery. We offer advanced robotic services for orthopedics, open heart and lung surgery, complex GI surgery, surgical oncology, general surgery, colorectal surgery, and urology. It was one of the first hospitals in Central Texas to combine the use of CT imaging and robotics to detect early stage lung cancer.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.

Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN

Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Echo Technologist PRN opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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