Merit Health River Region
Location VICKSBURG, MS (Merit Health River Region)
Department Cardiovascular Laboratory
Field Radiology & Imaging
We are hiring an Echo/Vascular Technologist, PRN, Days!
Join our winning team!
Job Description: The Echo Vascular Technologist is responsible for obtaining diagnostic quality two-dimensional echocardiographic examinations according to pre-established guidelines. Schedules and observes time-management techniques according to departmental productivity and efficiency standards while observing a quality patient care experience. Intensive care experience must include all aspects of intensive care patient management and equipment maintenance and troubleshooting.
Job Requirements: Completion of a diagnostic ultrasound program is required. One (1) year of clinical cardiac ultrasound experience in an acute setting is preferred. Candidate must demonstrate consistent quality and effective clinical practice and work ethics. Must demonstrate ability to develop and maintain strong interdepartmental working relationships with the Medical Staff, Department Leaders, and Hospital Staff throughout the facility. Must exhibit excellent communication and interpersonal skills throughout patient and family populations the facility serves. Must be capable of working independently and autonomously. Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or American Registry Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) in Vascular Sonography (or within 24 months of hire into the department). BLS Certification is required (or within 30 days of hire into the department.
About Us: Merit Health River Region is your community healthcare provider, a 361-bed facility with inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic, emergency, and medical and surgical services. Our dedicated patient care team consists of trained medical professionals, skilled nurses, compassionate support staff and volunteers working together to provide patient-centered care in a professional and personal environment. We are a care leader, as Mississippi's first accredited Chest Pain Center and the state's first digital mammography center. And we work hard every day to be a place of healing, caring and connection for patients and families in the community we call home.
Community: Home to a diverse range of attractions, from immersive museums to delicious local restaurants, Vicksburg's historic downtown district offers an excellent opportunity to make the most of a relaxing day spent with friends and family.