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Providence Health & Services Senior Cardiac Ultrasound Technologist in Burbank, California


Providence is calling a Senior Cardiac Ultrasound Technologist (Full Time/Variable Shift) to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.

This opening will utilize the Modern Hire Video Prescreen Tool. If invited to this prescreen, candidates who complete this process will be given preference for interview consideration (Please note: Completing this process does not guarantee that you will be selected for an in-person interview).

We are seeking a Senior Cardiac Ultrasound Technologist who will be reporting to the Department Manager, who will be responsible for delivering a high quality patient care in the Cardiodiagnostic Department by:

  • Performing all variety of non-invasive cardiac services

  • Assuring other techs clinical skills and competencies by serving as a key lead staff educator on techniques for non-invasive cardiac studies

  • Assisting in a daily work flow coordination

  • Serving as a Technical Director responsible for maintaining and achieving ICAEL accreditation

In this position you will:

  • Implement and maintain established department, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as improving organization performance program, safety, environmental, and infection control policies

  • Prepare electronic documentation as required by the profession and the department, such as preliminary results evaluation and other reports

  • Perform all cardiac diagnostic ultrasound and other cardiac diagnostic techniques and examinations

  • Maintain records of examination data and other pertinent information on patients

  • Schedule cases to coordinate with other patient examinations

  • Position and transfer patients comfortably

  • Select proper technical factors on an individual patient basis

  • Demonstrate skill in the use of EKG, stress testing, echocardiography equipment and electronic applications, including: appropriate setting, and navigation through applications capabilities, limitation and trouble shooting

  • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops

  • Attend meetings as required

  • Abstract relevant information from the patient’s clinical record and obtains additional information if necessary

  • Explain procedures and positions patients on table

  • Position patients and operate equipment to produce the most reliable information data

  • Prepare preliminary reports addressed to the test reading physician

  • Assist medical staff during special procedures (i.e., pericardiocentesis, etc.)

  • Check equipment, supplies and accessories on a regular basis

  • Maintain orderliness and cleanliness of work areas

  • Record and calculate all necessary parameters and reads ECG tracings for diagnostic purposes

  • Assist safety officer in assessing patient environment of care and patient care areas (PSJ only)

  • Stock medications and supplies in TEE cleaning room, treadmill rooms and patient procedure rooms (PSJ only)

  • Assist in the inventory control and supplies ordering

  • Coordinate clinical in-services and trainings for department staff members

  • Assist with new staff members department on-boarding

  • Assist with data collection for the quality and process improvement

  • Assist in the department policies and procedures development

  • Ensure performance and maintenance of testing equipment according to the established schedule


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current BSL-HCP- Basic Life Support- for Healthcare Providers: Adult, Child, Infant sponsored by the American Heart Association (AHA) or the American Red Cross (ARC); CPR/AED for professional rescuer accepted on hire until card expiration date

  • Current Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (ARDMS) or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (CCI)

  • 5 years clinical experience in an acute care setting with demonstrated technical expertise in all modalities of adult and pediatric echocardiography, and electrocardiology testing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post High School specialized/technical training from an institution in cardiac ultrasound technology/non-invasive cardiac procedures

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years. Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building. Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Ultrasound Technologist

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 253293