Echo Sonographer

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
Boise, Idaho
Medical Field: 

Full Time, Days

  • As an Echo Sonographer at Saint Alphonsus, you will provide high-quality, efficient cardiac ultrasound evaluations and services using state-of-the-art echo modalities.
  • Maintains communication channels with supervisor regarding individual patient and physician needs to assure optimum outcomes.Performs cardiac echo exams according to department protocols.
  • Documents exam results on various media for permanent record and physician evaluation.
  • Edits Echo and clinical information according to cardiologist interpretations.
  • Works daily with interpreting cardiologist to provide both written and verbal clinical and procedural patient information. Transesophageal echo studies in cardiovascular operating room.
Saint Alphonsus Health System is pleased to offer a variety of comprehensive benefits for you and your family:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
  •  Short and Long-Term Disability
  •  Retirement Savings Program – 403b/401k
  •  Paid time off + Holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement & Education Assistance Programs
  • Employee Discounts & Wellness Programs

1.     Associate Degree in Science or Allied Health Field required (Nursing, Radiology, Respiratory Therapy, Cardiovascular Technologist, etc.).  Bachelor Degree in Science or Allied Health Field preferred.

2.     RCDS (Registered Cardiac Diagnostic Sonographer by American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography) required, or CCI registry acceptable – if registry not currently held, employee must be registered within one year as condition of continued employment.

3.     Recent technical experience in Echocardiography.

4.     Competent in M-mode, 2D Imaging, Color Doppler, Transesophageal Echo (TEE), Stress Echo, Dobutamine Stress Echo and Contrast Echoes.

5.     American Heart Association Basic Life Support for HealthCare Provider (BLS/HCP) certification required.

6.     Working knowledge of Ultrasound Equipment, digital archiving, pediatric ultrasounds.

Why Saint Alphonsus?
Saint Alphonsus is a four-hospital regional, Catholic, integrated health system that serves the communities in Oregon and Idaho. Saint Alphonsus Regional Health System is dedicated to delivering advanced medical services in a spiritual and healing environment close to home. For more than 120 years, Saint Alphonsus has been helping the Boise community thrive and is a trusted partner for life. Saint Alphonsus has been consistently ranked nationally in Cardiac, Orthopedics, Neurosciences, and Critical Care.
Idaho's capital city of Boise is the 3rd largest city in the Pacific Northwest. The Boise Valley is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise and a flourishing scene for arts, entertainment and collegiate and professional sports. Boise also offers a reasonable cost of living, low crime rate, excellent cultural programs, neighborhood parks, nearby national forests and rivers.  Several high-profile publications rank the Boise metro area as one of the best places in the country to do business and live.

·         Forbes recently ranked the Boise metro area 2nd for raising a family; particularly noting its low crime and high school quality, not to mention the chance to mix urban and outdoor lifestyles.

·         CNN/Money ranks the Boise metro area 3rd best place to retire and also named Idaho as the friendliest state for small businesses.

·         Outside Magazine recently said, “The winner for best overall town in the western U.S. is Boise, Idaho.”

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