Tower Health

  • Echo Tech/Vascular Ultrasonographer

    Job Locations US-PA-Phoenixville
    Requisition ID
    2017-15579
    Hospital
    Phoenixville Hospital
    Shift
    Day shift
    Department
    Cardiovascular Laboratory
    Category
    Nursing/Patient Care
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

     

    With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

     

    Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

     

    At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives

    Responsibilities

    Echo Technologist/Vascular Sonographer for Phoenixville Hospital's Heart Station Shift:

    Full-time, 8 hour days (40 hours per week)

     

    Dual registered Echo/ Vascular Technologist under general supervision according to established policies and procedures, performs routine and complex echocardiography and vascular duplex ultrasound examinations and performs and provides preliminary interpretation of studies performed. Examinations performed may include, but are not limited to, trans-thoracic, trans-esophageal, stress and contrast echocardiograms, peripheral arterial exams, extra cranial cerbrovascular exams, and segmental pressure exams.

    Qualifications

    Education Requirements:

     

    - Graduate of an approved program of echocardiography and vascular technology/sonography

    - Non-invasive cardiovascular technology or equivalent education and training

     

    Additional Requirements:

    - Must have experience as required for registry in echocardiography and vascular technology/sonography by either the American registry of Diagnostic Sonographers or Cardiovascular Credentialing International.

    - Must be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge and skill in the performance of trans-thoracic echocardiograms.

    - Three to six months orientation to department policies, procedures protocols and equipment are typically necessary.

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