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Echo Sonographer / Cardiographer Technologist Healthcare WellMed San Antonio TX - 920345

San Antonio, TX 78205
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    920345

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieveyour lifes best work. (sm)
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WellMed provides concierge - level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic stat that understands and care about the patients health. WellMeds proactive approach focuses on prevention and the complete coordination of care for patients. WellMed is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella.

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The Echo Sonography Technologist is responsible for providing imaging solutions directly to physicians. The position is responsible for technical and patient care functions related to echo procedures in a clinical environment. Plans the daily schedule for assigned procedures with appropriate team members to ensure timeliness of services; assures all necessary documentation, equipment and supplies are available for testing functions. Maintains pertinent departmental records, schedules routine maintenance of equipment, archival of studies, and assist in Safety and Compliance committees. Assist in multi department quality assessments as required per ICAEL and ICAVL.

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The is a clinic base position locatednear Village Drive, 78217 (NE Baptist Medical Building near Loop 410 and Starcrest)/ 50% Local travel required as determined by the business

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Processes images from studies for physician interpretation and is responsible for communicating to physicians high priority findings
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  • Assesses and responds to patients needs before, during and after diagnostic imaging and cardiac stress procedures. This includes record keeping in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), NRC, and TDH Regulations
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  • Requires the evaluation and maintenance of a quality control, program departmental instrumentation, and supplies to ensure optimal performance and stability
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  • Reviews, analyzes and documents patient specific data to determine appropriate recording procedures, methodology and special considerations, if any
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  • Introduces the patient to the testing environment and procedures to be used, addresses questions and concerns and attends to the patient's comfort and safety during those procedures
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  • Prepares patient for the procedure, testing all equipment and recording devices and making adjustments as necessary
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  • Perform echo screening according to department procedures and protocols to provide high quality evaluations in a safe and efficient manner
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  • Analyzes and documents echo screening and prepares reports and hard copy images for interpretive review for the reading physician
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  • Participates in on-going education to keep abreast of latest developments and continuously improve and upgrade skills and the department
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  • Assists physicians in the development of testing protocols for clinical practices
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  • Maintains appropriate CEUs, state, and specialty licensing or credentialing
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  • Performs all other related duties as assigned
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Youll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in

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Required Qualifications:

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  • High school diploma or equivalent
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  • Graduate of AMA approved School of Echo/Sonography Programs or equivalent accredited training program""
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    • Current active registration with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or through the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).
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    • If not currently registered with ARDMS or CCI, must obtain registration within 6 months of employment hire date.
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  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification
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  • Knowledge and application of MS Office or equivalent
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  • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctors diagnosis of disease
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  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive VoiceResponse (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
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  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Three years of experience in Echo Medicine, including one year as an EchoTechnologist
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  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification
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  • Knowledge and application of ICAEL and ICAVL Standards
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  • Knowledge of GE Vivid Q and EchoPac Software
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Careers with WellMed.Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi - specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to doyour life's best work.(sm)

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords: WellMed, Healthcare, Bilingual, Echo Sonographer Technologist, Echocardiographer, American Registry of Diagnostic Medical, San Antonio, New Braunfels, Seguin, Gonzales, Shiner, Yoakum, Boerne, 78217, Texas, TX

Posted: 2021-03-23 Expires: 2021-04-22

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