Echo Cardiographer - San Mateo Medical Center - Extra Help (Open)

  • County of San Mateo, CA
  • Redwood City, California
  • Sep 12, 2019
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $54.71 - $68.37 Hourly

Job Description

Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on September 25, 2019to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous."

At the San Mateo Medical Center, we are continuously seeking new ways to enhance the already impressive services we offer. This dedication to excellence is reflected in the exceptional care we provide and the extraordinary professionals who provide it. Here, you will have the chance to develop your talents with a skilled team of professionals who actively support and encourage each other's success. If you are ready to open new doors to your career, join us today!

San Mateo Medical Center is the hidden jewel of San Mateo County. We are a fully-accredited 509-bed acute care hospital whose commitment lies in supporting the healthcare needs of the County's diverse cultures.

We are seeking an experienced professional to perform routine and complex imaging procedures in Cardiac Sonography, while providing a safe environment for patients and fellow employees. As an extra help Echo Cardiographer, you will be assigned to the Radiology Division where you will perform various patient-related tasks in addition to image acquisition.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience performing standard echo cardiograms, exercise stress echoes, dobutamine stress echoes, contrast material enhanced procedures and be able to assist with TEEprocedures. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for preparing and instructing patients for self-preparation prior to procedures, scheduling patients, data input for orders and billing, and report processing. As a result, the successful candidate must possess good organizational and communication skills and the ability to follow through on tasks to completion.

NOTE:This is an extra-help, at-will assignment, paid on an hourly basis.Some extra help positions are eligible for benefitsundertheAffordable Care Act. Extra help employees are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the assignment.

NOTE:The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies.
Examples Of Duties

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Maintain the equipment and supplies used in echo cardiography.
  • Obtain standardizedcardiac images of patient.
  • Recognize and record appropriate anatomy and pathology using cardiac sonographicequipment.
  • Select the appropriate image or mode to provide the cardiologist with necessary informationthrough M-Mode, dopplerand two-dimensional images.
  • Recognize gross abnormalities that could be life threatening and notify thecardiologist immediately.
  • Perform bedside examinations as needed.

Knowledge of:
Applicable cardiac imaging equipment; regional and gross anatomy and physiology of the human body;principles, methods and techniques associated withcardiac sonography.

Skill/Ability to:
Follow oral and written instructions; deal tactfully with patients and physicians; assist in instructing and training others; administer first aid and CPR; and position patients and make sharp, clear images of designated areas.

Licensure/Certification for Imaging Specialist -Echo Cardiography:
Registration issued by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS).

If you are interested in being considered forthis Extra Helpposition, the following materials must be electronically submitted in a Word or PDF format.
  • Cover letter
  • Resumé
  • Scan of your Registered Diagnostic CardiacSonographer(RDCS) registration issued by the American Registry of Diagnostic MedicalSonographers(ARDMS).

Please include the words"Echo Cardiographer- Extra Help"in the subject lineof email submission.Please submit the required materials electronically via email to:

Jacqueline Pelka, Clinical Services Manager - Diagnostic Imaging,

Application materials will be reviewed as they are received, and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted 5 days in advance in the San Mateo County Human Resources Department.

Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process.

Final Filing Date: Continuous
DepartmentInterviews: TBD

At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Analyst: Wendy Young(Imaging Specialist - F081)