Geisinger Health System Echocardiography Technician, Cardiovascular Services in CAMP HILL, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Echocardiography Technician

LOCATION: Holy Spirit Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Cardiovascular Services

WORK SCHEDULE: Days

WORK TYPE: Full Time (40 hours)

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for a variety of technical duties necessary to the acquisition of echocardiographic examinations and maintenance of the normal operation of the adult echocardiography laboratory.

Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area.

Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction.

Works under the supervision of the Department Supervisor, Operations Manager, and the Medical and Technical Directors of the Adult Echo Lab.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates ability to work well in the patient care environment and provide a positive patient experience.

Demonstrates effective and professional communication skills in the English language.

Demonstrates ability to provide caring and attentive service to patients

E DUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Graduation from a formal training program in cardiac ultrasound with at least 6 months echocardiography experience required; or experienced Echo Tech work with at least two years prior experience required.

CCI or RDMS certification or eligibility for certification required.

On the job training may be required for up to six months.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work is typically performed in a laboratory environment. Independent travel to other sites throughout the system and surrounding communities may be necessary.

This position requires scheduled weekends, rotating holidays, and rotating on-call. Scheduled hours during weekdays as needed.

Works on call as assigned.

Current PA driver’s license required.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

GEISINGER HOLY SPIRIT is a strong and growing healthcare provider serving south-central Pennsylvania. Geisinger Holy Spirit includes its flagship Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital, a 311-bed Joint Commission accredited acute care facility located in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. Geisinger Holy Spirit employs more than 2,600 people and has more than 500 physicians and advanced practitioners on its hospital medical staff. Sponsored by the Sisters of Christian Charity, Geisinger Holy Spirit delivers patient-centered care guided by Catholic values and the Ethical and Religious Directives of Healthcare. Geisinger Holy Spirit provides a comprehensive array of both inpatient and outpatient services across the continuum of care, including acute care, home health, emergency medical services, physician practices, and a host of outpatient facilities located throughout south-central Pennsylvania.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.