SMH has provided faith-based, whole person care to the Kansas City community since 1962. SMH is more than just a hospital campus. We’re a network of health care facilities working to exceed expectations by delivering quality care with compassion and supporting an exceptional staff of more than 700 physicians representing 50 medical specialties.
Our mission of Improving Health Through Christian Service is achieved each and every day through the dedication and commitment of our associates, physicians and volunteers. We strive to be a regional beacon of wellness, hope and healing attracting customers seeking unsurpassed clinical quality and compassionate care for the whole person, following the example of Christ's healing ministry.
The largest health care provider in Johnson County, Kansas, the SMH network includes SMMC and SMH - Prairie Star and will soon include SMH - Blue Valley, a third major health care facility. Our 54-acre campus at SMMC is comprised of the main hospital, a community health education building, six physician office buildings and an associate child care center. The Emergency Department at SMMC is the busiest in Johnson County. We deliver more babies each year at the Shawnee Mission Birth Center than any other hospital in the metropolitan area and our Center for Women’s Health is nationally recognized. We have seven Shawnee Mission Primary Care locations with more than 30 Board-certified doctors who specialize in family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics as well as Centra Care Shawnee Mission Urgent Care locations.
You will be responsible for:
Treating co-workers, patients, physicians and guests with kindness, care and courtesy,
Demonstrates professional behavior in all working relationships and responsibilities
Supports and adheres to organizational policies, procedures, and protocols and ICAEL requirements
Attendance patterns reflect commitment to job requirements and patient care needs.
Maintaining confidentiality of patient and business information,
Is flexible, adaptable and productive when requested to perform other department duties.
The associate models positive customer service behavior.
Demonstrates an acceptance and support of change throughout the department.
Selects proper technical factors on an individual patient basis for each exam.
Attends staff meetings to remain up to date with department/hospital policies and procedures.
Maintains records of educational requirements for ICAEL and cardiac registry.
Cleans and restocks echo procedure room to prepare for each patient, disinfects echo transducers, machine, and bed after each use.
Transports patients to and from department to reduce lags in department schedule and patient wait times.
Demonstrates competency to perform duties in a timely and efficient manner in order to meet team productivity goals.
Demonstrates competency to perform various types of Cardiac Sonograms (Transthoracic Adult, Transesophageal, Stress Echocardiogram, Contrast Echocardiogram, and knowledge of the appropriate procedures associated and follows department procedure for exams.
Demonstrates competency to assist physician during TEEâ™s, transesophageal probe (multiplane and pre and post procedure set-up), post procedure care of TEE probe (cleaning and storing) and follows department procedures for exams.
Demonstrates understanding and competency of ultrasound physics, arrhythmia recognition, cardiac anomalies, calculations, 2D views, 3D views, M-mode views, Doppler, transducer selection.
Demonstrates competency and explains with high level of understanding: 2-D views, M-mode views, pulsed wave Doppler, continuous wave Doppler, and color Doppler.
Demonstrates competency and explains proper operation of: Echo machine digital capture and storage.
Demonstrates competency in assisting of physician and/or physician extender during stress echos and follows department procedure for Stress Echo.
What will you need?
Associateâ™s Degree or Graduate of Technical School
No Previous Experience is Required
BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association Preferred
Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) OR Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) (New graduates have one year from date of graduation to acquire)
Bachelorâ™s Degree Preferred
1 to 2 Years of Position-Related Experience Preferred
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.