HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Echo Technologist PRN in Charleston, South Carolina
Do you have the career opportunities as an Echo Technician you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Trident Medical Center a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.
We care for our colleagues like family. As a PRN employee with Trident Medical Center, you'll enjoy: * Competitive compensation * Flexible scheduling * 401k with employer match * Employee stock purchase plan Along with a huge opportunity for growth as you'll be joining one of the largest and most successful healthcare organizations in the country.
As an Echocardiographer Technologist (Echo Tech) you will be responsible for the direct and indirect care of patients to ensure that the quality of the studies adhere to the standards set forth by leadership. You will follow the standard format obtaining views, measurements and calculations in determining valve area and flow velocity, while maintaining equipment including cleaning and prepping for patient use. The Echo Tech will perform other functions as determined by the Supervisor in expediting the care of the patient.
What you will do in this role:
**You will be responsible for performing 2D/M-Mode, Doppler, Stress Echocardiograms.
**You will perform Transesophageal Echocardiograms, including processing all orders and reports.
**You will transport the patient to and from the department for testing as needed.
**You will also be responsible for assisting in performing other duties in the diagnostic cardiology department (Special Testing) such as performing EKGs, Holter Monitoring, and Stress Testing.
**You will keep accurate records for cleaning and maintaining the equipment.
What qualifications you will need:
Associate Degree in sonography specializing in cardiology is preferred
**Registered or eligible for credentialing as an Echocardiographer (must obtain registration within 9 months of employment)
**A current American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider is required
For more than 40 years Trident Medical Center has proudly served patients and families in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties in beautiful South Carolina. Trident Medical Center is a 320 bed major medical center providing a comprehensive range of patient services and specialties including a 24-hour emergency room with a Level II Trauma Center.
The hospital’s specialty services include: *An award-winning Heart Center *The South Carolina Institute for Robotic Surgery *The Trident Breast Care Center *The Joseph M. Still Burn Clinic - the region’s only outpatient burn clinic offering services to patients of all ages.
Trident Medical Center offers critical care services and 24/7 Hospitalist and Intensivist programs. Trident Medical Center is a five-star recipient for cardiovascular, neurosciences, critical care and patient safety outcomes according to a study released by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. This achievement is part of new findings and data featured in the Healthgrades 2019 Report to the Nation.
HCA Healthcare, the parent company of Trident Medical Center, has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
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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Title: Echo Technologist PRN
Location: South Carolina-Charleston-Trident Medical Center
Requisition ID: 00062-25616