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HaysMed Echocardiographer (Full-time; days) in Hays, Kansas

Performs transthoracic echocardiograms, stress echogradiograms using specialized equipment; performs transesophageal echocardiograms under the supervision of cardiologist.

Collects relevant information regarding patient identification, procedure, appropriateness for indicated signs and symptoms, pregnancy status, patient preparation, contraindications, safety screenings, and patient assessment. Analyzes information to safely and accurately provide care according to established policies, protocols and guidelines for patient safety. Provides patient education by explaining procedures and giving instructions at a level the patient can understand. Addresses patient’s questions and concerns. Verifies patient informed consent (procedure, contrast and radiopharmaceutical) when indicated. Refers questions about outcomes, diagnosis, treatment or prognosis to patient’s physician. Provides appropriate information to individuals involved in the patient’s care. Performs exam accurately by following the policies and procedures. Evaluates the patient study in a timely, accurate and comprehensive manner to determine if the intended outcome was achieved. Documents all required components of patient care. Accurately performs quality control procedures to maintain regulatory standards and accrediting requirements. Adheres to equipment safety standards and identifies and appropriately reports variances and concerns.

Patient Interaction: Frequent

Infection Control: Initial and Ongoing training in dealing with infection control. Trainings could include but are not limited to, blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids and bio hazardous materials as it applies to your daily work environment.

Required:

  • Registered diagnostic cardiac sonographer (RDCS) or Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) or ARDMS Board Eligible.

  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.

Preferred:

  • Completion of an accredited echocardiography program with minimum twelve months echocardiography experience.

  • A graduate of an ultrasound program with minimum twelve months echocardiography experience.

  • Credentialed in one of the following areas: adult, pediatric or fetal through ARDMS or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)

HIPAA:

This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria:

Primary - required (routine) to do the job Secondary - required for the job, but mostly be exception None - no approved access

Description of Information Level

Primary: Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion Clinical Information (information that describes a patient's health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical None: Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes.

Requisition ID: 2022-28005

of Openings: 1

External Company Name: HaysMed

External Company URL: https://careers-haysmed.icims.com/

Street: 2220 Canterbury Dr

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