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Lead Technologist - Cardiac Sonography/Echocardiography: Diagnostic Ul

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 by Memorial Healthcare System

Hollywood, FL 33023
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Summary:
Leads cardiac sonography team members by demonstrating and providing advanced knowledge of job responsibilities.

Detailed responsibilities:
Provides monitoring, coaching and evaluation of team members' performance, especially in the areas of productivity and quality management. Serves as a positive role model by working with team members to promote teamwork and cooperation.
Assists with coordinating services, prioritizing assignments and workflow, and promoting situational decision-making/problem solving.
Performs responsibilities of underlying job. Takes responsibility for, or provides guidance to team members on, the handling of complex or novel issues.
Oversees equipment quality control testing, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

Competencies and skills:
Essential:
STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
PATIENT ASSESSMENT AND CARE - SONOGRAPHY/ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY: Assesses and provides patient care prior to and during procedures, considering medical condition, age and diversity.
PATIENT POSITIONING AND PROCEDURES - SONOGRAPHY/ECHOCARDIOGR: Performs imaging procedures on all anatomical areas of the body.
IMAGE PRODUCTION, ANALYSIS AND ARCHIVAL - SONOGRAPHY/ECHOCAR: Applies appropriate imaging factors, conducts image analysis and utilizes archival techniques.
PROBLEM SOLVING: Ability to identify, analyze and effectively solve problems.
PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: \"Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers\"
CLINICAL POLICIES AND STANDARDS: Applies knowledge of clinical standards, policies, and procedures relevant to function and organization.

Education:
Essential:
Accredited Program

Education specialization:
Essential:
Ultrasound Technologist

Credentials:
Essential:
American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
BLS Certification

Education equivalent experience:
Essential:
Graduate of an accredited Ultrasound Technologist or Diagnostic Medical Sonographer program

Other information:
Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Work Experience: 2 years of echocardiography experience.

Working conditions:
Essential:
Bending and Stooping 60.00%
Keyboard Entry 60.00%
Kneeling 60.00%
Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater 60.00%
Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
Reaching 60.00%
Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg 60.00%
Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm 60.00%
Sitting 40.00%
Squatting 60.00%
Standing 60.00%
Walking 60.00%
Audible Speech 80.00%
Hearing Acuity 80.00%
Depth Perception 80.00%
Distinguish Color 80.00%
Seeing - Far 80.00%
Seeing - Near 80.00%
Bio hazardous Waste 60.00%
Biological Hazards - Respiratory 60.00%
Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion 60.00%
Blood and/or Bodily Fluids 60.00%
Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens 60.00%
Computer Monitor 60.00%
Magnetic Fields 20.00%
Moving Mechanical Parts 60.00%
Needles/Sharp Objects 60.00%
Radiation 40.00%
Wet or Slippery Surfaces 40.00%

Organizational Profile:
When the City of Miramar was founded back in 1955, fewer than 200 people lived there. Today, it s home to 200,000 residents who can call upon Memorial Hospital Miramar when they need outstanding compassionate care. With 178 beds, Memorial Hospital Miramar includes 162 acute-care beds, a 16-bed Level II NICU, and The Family Birthplace, which has welcomed nearly 30,000 babies into the world since the hospital opened in 2005.
Services also include:

Cardiac Telemetry Unit
Imaging Services
Intensive Care
Women s Services
Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments
Joe DiMaggio Children s Hospital Pediatric Therapy Services
[U18] Sports Medicine for athletes 18 and younger
Memorial Rehabilitation Institute
Memorial Hospital Miramar has been named by Truven Health Analytics and Modern Healthcare magazine as one of the nation s 100 Top Hospitals, and has won the Guardian of Excellence Award from HCAHPS Press Ganey every year since 2008.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

Associated topics: ihr, imaging, non invasive, rvt, sono, sonographer, sonographer ultrasound, sound, ultra, ultrasound
Associated topics: ihr, imaging, non invasive, rvt, sono, sonographer, sonographer ultrasound, sound, ultra, ultrasound

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