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Technical Coord / Educator Pediatric Echo - OSF007540

Hours per week: 40h/wk + call rotation
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: 5, 8hr + call rotation
Location: 530 NE Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL, United States

530 NE Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

Coordinates Pediatric Echocardiology’s clinical quality and education.   Ensures the provision of high quality services in accordance with Medical Center and regulatory requirements.  Coordinates to ensure services meet established quality and productivity standards.  Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the ages of the patients served.  Must meet all the job requirements for an Echo Tech II or Tech III, (preferred) position.  Develops, implements, and ensures adherence to quality and education policies and procedures in order to ensure compliance with Medical Center and third party requirements for confidential patient information.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

The job incumbent is required to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care appropriate to the age of the patients served in the department. 

 

This requires that the incumbent demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development as well as the physical, emotional and psycho-social needs of the patient population served.

 

 

General knowledge of echocardiology imaging operations and therapeutic principles and procedures, and equipment operations at a level normally acquired through completion of training. 

 

Certification as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) from American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) (Preferred) or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) from Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) and certification in at least 1 patient population.

 

Must have pediatric, congenital and fetal echo knowledge. 

 

 

Work requires 2 to 3 years of progressively responsible experience with 6 months concurrent experience in appropriate clinical area in order to develop proficiencies in delivering high quality patient care services, develop an understand of work flow of the unit, and to demonstrate proven leadership skills required by the position.

 

 

Work requires substantial interpersonal skills to lead and direct the efforts of a group of professional staff and to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with personnel from other departments.

 

 

Work requires analytical ability necessary to adjust daily staffing levels, make daily scheduling decisions, and provide quality assurance feedback to staff and physicians.

 

 

Requires an understanding of IAC expectations to ensure department certification.

 

 

Requires BLS certification

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Certification in pediatric and fetal echo is preferred.

 

 

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

 

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