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Baystate Health Echocardiographer in Springfield, Massachusetts

Potential sign-on bonus of $7,000.00!!

Summary:

Job Responsibilities:

1) CLINICAL PRACTICE

Utilizes the professional code of ethics with patient and family to establish patient and family relationship(s). Adheres to standards of practice, policy and procedures to support clinical decision making. Performs quality diagnostic exams as indicated by QA random, monthly review. Demonstrates knowledge of equipment and optimizes equipment to enhance image quality. Educates patients and families with regard to rationale and expectations during the procedure. Understands rules and norms with cultural differences as it relates to caring for patients with in a defined time frame and procedure. Knowledge of developmental stages for the following age groups: Neonate, Infant/toddler, Children, Adolescent, Adult.

2) HEALTHCARE EAM RELATIONSHIPS

Effectively builds and nurtures relationships and values others. Seeks assistance from peers to resolve conflicts, practicing negotiation and delegation skills. Observes peers' professional practice to identify potential mentor(s). Participates in staff meetings and/or discussions regarding patient care and/or practice issues. Maintains individual productivity and supports workgroup effectiveness.

3) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Assumes responsibility for continued learning to enhance clinical practice. Actively seeks and is receptive to honest feedback from multidisciplinary healthcare team in ways to improve overall quality of care. Maintains safe operation of designated equipment and assists to ensure orderliness of department. Performs applicable volumes to maintain competency: 300 echocardiograms per year, 300 vascular exams per year and 100 stress echocardiograms per year.

Required Work Experience:

1) None

Preferred Work Experience:

1) None Listed

Skills and Competencies:

1) None Listed

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

Certificate (Required)

Certifications:

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association, Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Ab out Baystate Health

Baystate Health (BH) is one of New England’s leading and largest integrated health care organizations, serving a population of nearly one million people throughout western New England. With roots dating back to the founding of Springfield City Hospital in 1873, Baystate Health has been providing high-quality and compassionate health care in western Massachusetts for more than 145 years. With more than 12,000 employees, a medical staff of nearly 3,100 physicians, and a net patient service revenue of more than $1.4 billion, the ever-growing health system includes five Massachusetts hospitals and the Baystate Mary Lane Outpatient Center in Ware:

  • Baystate Medical Center in Springfield

  • Baystate Children’s Hospital (located at Baystate Medical Center)

  • Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield

  • Baystate Wing Hospital in Palmer

  • Baystate Noble Hospital in Westfield

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