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Echocardiography Education, Quality, & Accreditation Coordinator - Full-time, Days (West Region)

Northwestern Medicine
City: 
Winfield
State: 
Illinois
Employment type: 
Full time
Required degree level: 
Other
Remote Position: 
No

Demonstrates competency with all aspects of the ultrasound equipment and templates. Must exhibit strong technical skills in cardiac echocardiographer with the ability to obtain optimal imaging, doppler data, and perform complete data analysis. Accountable for working with medical directors, administrative directors, and operational leaders regionally to develop appropriate education and QA plans. Oversees orientation & ongoing competencies to ensure individuals meet expectations for standard technology, seen in the echocardiography labs for new and current employees. Responsible for creating and implementing tools to aid in staff training on standard operating procedures. Coordinates and collaborates with leadership at each location for clinical oversight of policies and procedures. Responsible for oversight of IAC standards and iCAEL accreditation and re-accreditation processes. Maintains electronic documents needed to retain accreditation. Collaborates with the medical directors, directors, and clinical program manager to determine areas for growth and standardization. Maintains quality data. Participates in process improvement and quality improvement projects. Other Echo Education, Quality, and Accreditation coordinator duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Active ARDMS Echo registry status.
  • At least 2 years as experienced sonographer.
  • Current AHA Basic Life Support certification.
  • Ability to travel throughout the region.
  • Hospital based doppler echocardiography, transesophogeal and stress echocardiography experience.
  • Must demonstrate imaging skills and pass practical echocardiogrpahy exam prior to employment.
  • Experience working in hospital or clinic setting with direct Physician interaction.
  • Associate Degree of Science with one year relevant experience or graduate from accredited cardiac ultrasound program.
  • Position certification/registry upon hire.

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