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Providence Health & Services Echocardiographer *Up to $10,000 Hiring Bonus* in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Echocardiographer (1.0 FTE, 40 hours per week Day Shift) to work in Echocardiology Department at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

$10,000 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment

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The Echocardiographer performs quality adult cardiac ultrasound including the use of color flow and cardiac Doppler. Performs all echocardiography exams including transthoracic, exercise stress, pharmacological stress echoes, transesophageal echoes, and assists with structural heart procedures for patients. Submits examination for cardiologist review and interpretation. Participates in the development of the Echocardiography department by active participation in quality improvement. Works closely with the Cardiovascular Imaging Manager on all issues affecting the department. Promotes health improvements and provides health services of extraordinary value and quality to our community in a healing and compassionate environment.

In this position you will:

  • Scan independently as an Echocardiographer

  • Demonstrate skill and ability performing transthoracic echocardiograms independently

  • Assist physicians with technical aspect of transesophagel echocardiograms

  • Proficient in abilities to perform stress echocardiograms

  • Complete all paperwork & tracking associated with services provided by Echocardiography Department

  • Obtain accurate history for exam ordered

  • Accurately verifies exam

  • Check study w/Cardiologist for input

  • Plan & arrange workload

  • Communicate with coworkers and other departments to coordinate multiple exams and times to transport

  • Recognize staff shortages and initiates alternatives

  • Responsible for training of students

  • Meet licensure requirements for PSPH Echocardiography lab

  • BLS current

  • ARDMS on file. “Active status”

  • Safety fair/APU & date completed

  • Accurately order exams, Labs and enters charges

  • Able to proficiently use Epic and McKesson PACs


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound Program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) with emphasis and clinical rotation in Adult Echocardiography

  • Possess a current “Active” ARDMS registration or CCI (Cardiovascular Credentialising International) registration

  • Basic life Support (BLS) certificate

  • Letters of reference from clinical site instructors and interpreting physicians, if new graduate

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • One (1) year post graduate experience in adult echocardiography including stress echocardiography (exercise and pharmacological), transthoracic and transesophageal techniques. New graduates of an accredited diagnostic ultrasound program will be considered, with letters of reference from clinical site instructors and interpreting physicians

  • One (1) year experience with Definity and Agitated Saline enhanced echocardiography

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173- acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 321965