Dignity Health Certified Nursing Assistant in SAN FRANCISCO, California


St. Mary’s Medical Center has been caring for the health of San Franciscans since 1857 when it was founded by eight Sisters of Mercy from Ireland. It is an accredited, not-for-profit hospital, located across the street from Golden Gate Park. It is a full-service acute care facility with more than 575 physicians and 1,100 employees who provide high-quality and affordable health care services to the Bay Area community.

Home to advanced medical practices, such as the nation’s first digital cardiac catheterization laboratory, innovating orthopedic and spine surgery and comprehensive rehabilitation, and a state-of-the-art cancer center. St. Mary’s Medical Center is one of San Francisco’s leading hospitals, offering patients a full range of outpatient and inpatient services delivered with the human touch. Strategies and business development are centered on Oncology Services, Cardiac Services, and Orthopedics.


The Echo/Stress Technician is responsible for the performance of complex cardiac diagnostic procedures, and all procedures required by the EKG Technician. This position reports to the Manager of Cardiology Services. Demonstrates competency in patient care for neonate, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients. One year experience as Echo/ Stress Tech preferred. Completion of an Echo Technician program. Substantial knowledge of: EKG procedures and equipment. Basic cardiac and human body anatomy. Basic interpretation of cardiac arrhythmias. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation. General filing procedures. Electrical safety standards. Typing and office skills. Proper phone techniques. Aseptic techniques.


  • Ability to perform a quality echocardiographic study of the heart including 2D, color flow mapping and TEE procedures of all patient age groups.

  • Ability to perform stress echocardiographic procedures on adult and geriatric patients with and without contrast.

  • Ability to work with computer billing system.

  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with a wide variety of Hospital personnel.

  • Act courteously and with tact in dealing with patients, visitors and the public.

  • Explain procedures to patients.

  • Maintain patient confidentiality.

  • Follow established procedures.

  • Work effectively under stress and adjust priorities as circumstances require.

  • Organize work assignments, maintaining accurate and complete records.

  • Maintain a high degree of accuracy regarding all details.

  • Calm and reassure distressed patients.

  • Work with minimal supervision.

  • Respond effectively in emergency situations.

  • Read and comprehend technical instructions.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • A Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Senographer is strongly preferred.


Experience in care of the aged. Minimum of 3-5 years combined experience in healthcare industry 1-2 years of experience with a minimum of 1 year in area of related field Complete annual safety training. Complete and maintain department specific training. Basic knowledge of medical terminology. Basic knowledge of transport techniques C.N.A. License. Must have American Heart Association BLS certification.

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Job ID 2018-52314

Employment Type Part Time

Department Medical / Surgical / Orthopedics

Hours / Pay Period 64

Facility Saint Marys Medical Center

Shift Night


State/Province CA

Standard Hours 11P-7A