Responsibilities ABOUT NORTHWEST PHYSICIANS GROUPNorthwest Physicians Group formed in 2013 with a focus towards population health management. The group has grown to a network of over 40 providers serving patients at numerous primary, specialty, and urgent care locations in and around Amarillo, Texas. Northwest Physicians Group is affiliated with Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a 495-bed system acute care hospital that serves approximately 650,000 residents of the Texas Panhandle and surrounding region. The system provides acute care services including cardiac, pediatric, women’s, emergency, surgical and behavioral healthcare.POSITION SUMMARY: Tech-Echo Sonographer (FT Days)POSITION SUMMARY:The Echo Sonographer is responsible for the day-to-day operations (patient flow) and efficiency of the Echo department. The technologist must have knowledge of all areas within the Echo Department and must utilize the principles of continuous quality improvement in collaboration with other health team members. The Echo Sonographer performs ultrasound examinations according to the currently accepted practices of the ARDMS and Northwest Texas Healthcare System. The technologist will prepare technical reports, exam rooms, equipment and supplies for procedures.Job Duties/Responsibilities:Assists the Cardiologist and Staff Physicians with testsDemonstrates Echo Sonography skills needed for all positionsDemonstrates good patient careUtilizes the appropriate leadership skill in supervising students and providing feedback concerning studentperformanceDemonstrates good communication and problem-solving skillsIs a professional role model for personnelProvides an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitors, and employeesAssess risks to patient safety and implements the appropriate precautionComplies with appropriate and approved standards relating to patients, infection control, and environmental issuesIndependence Physician Management (IPM), a subsidiary of UHS, was formed in 2012 as the physician services unit of UHS. IPM develops and manages multi-specialty physician networks and urgent care clinics which align with UHS acute care facilities. It also provides select services for the Behavioral Health division of UHS. Through continuing growth, IPM operates in 11 markets across six states and the District of Columbia. Our leadership team, practitioners, and teams of healthcare professionals are collectively dedicated to improving the health and wellness of people in the communities we serve.As a Northwest Physicians Group employee you will be part of a first class organization offering:A Challenging and rewarding work environmentCompetitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time OffExcellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans401(K) with company matchAbout Universal Health Services (UHS), Inc.One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $12.6 billion in 2021. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America’s Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 89,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. www.uhs.com Qualifications Required Knowledge, Skills, Licensure, Training & Travel Requirements (if applicable):American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) and/or Cardiology Credentialing International (CCI) attempted with 18-24 months of hire dateCurrent BLS certification from the American Heart Association upon hire or within 30 days of start date and maintaincertification throughout employment. This must be obtained prior to providing patient carePHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:Ability to read, and write in EnglishAbility to communicate to allow discussions with employees and peersAbility to remain calm under stressAbility to show organization and leadershipAbility to respond to pagesNear-Visual acuity and depth perception to examine exposed films for detailAbility to evaluate and interpret information and make independent decisionsBending, lifting (50-75 pounds), grasping, fine hand coordination, pushing and pullingElectrical and radiant energy hazards are presentExposure to infectious organisms, agents and toxic chemicalsEEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. 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