Company Statement

Careers at AdvantageCare Physicians: At AdvantageCare Physicians, our providers and care teams reflect our commitment to population health. Improving the health of our patients is our goal; keeping our patients healthy is our commitment. Using our state-of-the-art electronic medical record (EMR) system, our providers, care teams, and practice administration staff work together to deliver high-quality, comprehensive and convenient care to our patients.

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AdvantageCare Physicians is the largest physician led outpatient medical office in the New York Metropolitan Area.  With 37 medical offices in the Brooklyn, Long Island, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island, we aspire to be the preferred care destination for our patients and the communities we serve.   This vision is accomplished through focusing our care on the needs of our patients as we partner with them in the pursuit of better health.  Each and every day, our actions should be guided by these principles as we interact with our patients, each other and our communities.  The values that drive the AdvantageCare Physicians culture include a caring attitude, quality focus, collaboration, excellence and good citizenship.  By integrating these behaviors into our day-to-day operations, we can deliver the highest quality healthcare while also creating positive patient experiences.


The Echocardiogram Technician is responsible for using ultrasound equipment that assists cardiologist and/or physicians with diagnosing and/or treating disease.


Responsibilities:

  • Reviews patient’s medical history and physician’s instructions. Prepares equipment and patient for procedure. Explains procedure to patient and records any medical history that may be relevant to the condition being viewed.
  • Operates special equipment to direct non-ionizing, high-frequency sound waves into areas of the patient’s body.

  • Provides excellent diagnostic echo images, correct views and accurate measurement for Transthoracic Echoes, Stress Echoes, Bubble studies, Definity Studies, and any other testing as ordered by provider.

  • Assumes accountability for managing patient care and safety.

  • Maintains required and/or assigned records and logs.

  • Checks (NextGen) email correspondence, electronic task lists, and other written communication regularly throughout the business day to enable timely knowledge of and response to written correspondence.

  • Monitors patient flow in exam rooms and waiting room(s).  Proactively resolves patient flow issues related to the clinical visit process. Keeps patients informed of any delays.

  • Completes patient referrals, as needed.

  • Assists with the orientation of new employees participates in the development of other staff members.

  • Demonstrates flexibility in the acceptance and completion of work assignments.

  • Complies with safety, infection control, and quality improvement policies/procedures.

  • Performs other job-related duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Formal training and completion of course work from an accredited sonography school required

  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) from American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) from Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) required

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required

  • One to two years of experience as an Echo Tech preferred

  • Greater than 900 clinical hours of documented echo scanning in combination with a RDCS or RCS Registry certification required

  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to explain technical procedures and results to patients in user-friendly manner required

  • Demonstrated competence in Cardiac testing and EKG. Ability to use correct body mechanics to assist patients appropriately required

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently required

  • Demonstrated basic computer skills including typing. Experience performing mathematical and scientific calculations. required

  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred


EEOC Statement

We are committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our workforce to create opportunities for our people and our business. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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