Improving the health of our community in all we do
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS)is a non-profit community health system on a mission of improving the health of our community in all we do. Our team cares for more than 1 million people across the region through four hospitals and a variety of outpatient locations. Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has campuses in Gainesville, Braselton, Winder and Dahlonega - with a total of more than 700 beds and more than 1,100 medical staff members representing more than 50 specialties. NGHS also encompasses Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, a multi-specialty group with more than 65 locations, and The Heart Center of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, a cardiology practice with more than 15 locations.
Functions as a team member in the day-to-day operations of the lab. Performs and thoroughly understands 2-D, M-mode, color flow mapping and cardiac Doppler echocardiography in the adult and/or pediatric. Must have a good knowledge of cardiac anatomy and pathophysiology. Must be able to assist cardiologist in transesophageal echo and performing stress echo procedures. Responsible for procedure charging. Will be responsible for maintaining PI documentation in cardiac ultrasound. Responsible for all cardiac ultrasound procedures and related computer/paperwork. Required to take call in order to contribute to the coverage of Emergent Echo procedures that occur during off-hours. The number of call shifts required per week will be determined by the lead tech and/or manager and will be based on department needs. This position will care for patients in the neonatal, infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups. Employee performs clinical duties in accordance with population specific guidelines and adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as outlined in policy and procedures
Certificate in Medical Sonography-Cardiac Specific (RDCS or RCS) required
1 yr clinical experience is preferred, with a strong emphasis on adult ech. Pedi experience is desirable
Since first opening its doors in Gainesville in 1951, Northeast Georgia Medical Center has added hospital campuses in Braselton, Barrow and Dahlonega - and become Georgia's most awarded hospital. Some recognitions include being named to these lists:
America's 50 Best Hospitals- Healthgrades
100 Top Hospitals- Truven Health Analytics
100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs- Beckers Hospital Review
America's Top Quality Providers- Carechex
Atlanta's Top 150 Workplaces- Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Healthcare's Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems- Hospitals & Health Networks magazine
NGMC has also been recognized in recent years as Georgia's #1 Hospital for overall hospital care, overall surgical care, heart care, orthopedic surgery, women's care and more.