HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Sonographer II (Echo Tech) - PRN in Austin, Texas

*Position Summary:

The Cardiology Echo Technologist II under the direction of the Cardiology Supervisor is responsible for performing the daily operations for the Cardiology Echo, Stress Lab. Other departmental duties as assigned, such as: ordering supplies/maintaining inventory, cost efficiency, providing appropriate information towards future needs and actively supports process improvement within the Cardiology Department.

*Knowledge & Skills:

Must be able to work independently, complete tasks without supervision and demonstrate independence with decision-making and problem solving in job related activities. Exhibits regular, predictable attendance in accordance with departmental policies and be able to manage time demands effectively. Demonstrates flexibility to changing work environment or responsibilities and must be able to function in emergency situations. Exhibits professional and ethical conduct at all times and is courteous with patients, co-workers, family members, physicians and the general public. Appropriately handles confidential information regarding patient records. Must take initiative to set own schedule and patient related goals. Maintains a safe working environment provides instruction to family, patients and other professional and communicates effectively using written, verbal, computer and telephone communication. Uses a broad variety of equipment and patient care appliances routinely to provide patient care. Population served may range form neonatal, child, adolescent, adult to geriatrics. Must pass competency checklists for all responsibilities outlined by the departmental/program policy. Will participate and promote positive team interactions to ensure quality patient care and interdisciplinary collaboration. Must be able to demonstrate understanding of national patient safety initiatives by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures as required by both HCA and North Austin Medical Center.

Education: Required: Required high school graduate or GED equivalent Preferred: Graduate of an ECHO program


Required: Two years acute care hospital experience, ECHO experience Preferred: ECHO Tech experience, min 1 year


Required: *BCLS certification; RDCS thru the American Registry for Diagnostic Sonographers or the RCS thru the Cardiovascular Credentialing International, or a minimum of 6 years Echo experience *Preferred: Working toward registry eligibility. RDCS or RCS must be completed within a 14 month period from date of hire.

Title: Sonographer II (Echo Tech) - PRN

Location: Texas-Austin-North Austin Medical Center

Requisition ID: 08224-46937