MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST I - ECHOCARDIOGRAPHER

Location
Chicago, IL
Salary
$21.677 HOURLY
Posted
Feb 09, 2018
Closes
Feb 22, 2018
Specialty
Support Staffing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Number: 00121274

JOB SUMMARY



LOCATION: MEDICINE: CARDIOLOGY (JOHN H. STROGER, JR. HOSPITAL)
SHIFT: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Medical Technologist I, performs transthoracic echocardiograms as well as obtains images for transesophageal (TEE) and stress echocardiograms; performs routine and emergency electrocardiograms (ECG), as requested by the physician and in accordance with standard practices; and prepares patient records for review and interpretation by the physician and maintains confidentiality. The incumbent is responsible for maintaining equipment and all necessary supplies, and participates in quality improvement activities.

MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS



  • Must possess a High School
    diploma or equivalent. (Must provide proof at time of interview)

  • Must be certified as an
    Echocardiographer or possess one (1) year of full-time employment as an
    Echocardiographer. (Must provide proof at time of
    interview)

  • Must possess American Registry for
    Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing
    International (CCI) certification or be eligible to obtain an ARDMS/CCI
    certification. (Must provide certification at time of interview)

  • Must have at least one (1) year of
    hospital experience in the cardiovascular field.

  • Must be CPR certified. (Must
    provide certification at time of interview
    )

  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS


  • Bachelor’s degree from an
    accredited college or university.

  • Experience with doubtamine
    echocardiograms, tilt table, transesophageal echocardiograms, and stress
    testing

  • KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES


  • Knowledge of dobutamine
    echocardiograms, tilt table, transesophageal
    echocardiograms, and stress testing

  • Ability to make patient care decisions in
    accordance with level of training and experience, and with applicable
    hospital policies and procedures

  • Demonstrates sensitivity and respect in caring
    for patients and in dealing with clients of diverse backgrounds

  • Ability to communicate effectively with others
    on technical and other matters.

  • Good attention to detail and ability to
    prepare and deliver accurate and informative written and verbal reports as
    necessary

  • Ability to follow written and verbal
    instruction from other staff and supervisors, as well as read and
    accurately interpret written procedures included in department manuals and
    professional literature.

  • VETERAN PREFERENCE

    PLEASE READ

    When applying for employment with the Cook County Health &
    Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have
    served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of
    continuous service.

    To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:


  • Meet the minimum qualifications for the
    position.

  • Identify self as a Veteran on the employment
    application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the
    question, “Are you a Military Veteran?”

  • Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at
    time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple
    DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest
    date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military
    separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or
    the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge
    papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers
    not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable

  • OR

    A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver’s License which
    identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application
    at time of filing.


    If items are not attached,
    you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference.


    VETERANS MUST PROVIDE
    ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER’S
    LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW


    MUST MEET REQUIRED
    QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION


    BENEFITS PACKAGE


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

  • Basic Term Life Insurance

  • Pension Plan

  • Deferred Compensation Program

  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time

  • You may also qualify for the Public Service
    Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

  • 100% Tuition Reimbursement for nursing-related
    programs

  • For further information on our excellent benefits package, please
    click on the following link:
    http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/

    *Degrees awarded outside
    the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United
    States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S.
    credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of
    Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International
    Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be
    presented at time of interview.


    *Please note all offers of
    Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory
    professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background
    checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a
    physical and pre-employment drug screen.




    *CCHHS is strictly
    prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly
    prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.


    COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND
    HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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