Department: Cardiac Care Clinic--7092
Shift: Days
Shift Starting Time: 8:00AM
Shift Ending Time: 5:00PM
Employment Status: Part-Time
Post Date: 04 / 29 / 2021

Echo Technologist

Description:

Responsibilities include but not limited to:  Uses ultrasound to visualize internal cardiac structures, obtain measurements of cardiac valves, ventricle and left atrium and visualize blood flow.  Assists the physician with complex ultrasound procedures.  Collects pertinent data from patient or patient’s medical record.  Makes duplicate copies of study and arranges delivery of copies of study to outside agencies, as needed, in compliance with hospital policy.  Responsible for departmental quality control of all instruments, equipment and machines in accordance with federal, state and institutional guidelines.  Responsibilities also include proper preparation and administration of diagnostic testing per institutional guidelines. Must be able to perform jobs in all patient care and operational areas subject to reasonable accommodations, also be able to employ all mandatory safety devices and procedures.  Must participate in the Respiratory Protection Program, which may include the wearing of a respirator.  This is a non-union position. 

Requirements:

Education:

  • High School diploma or GED preferred.
  • Graduate of an approved Cardiovascular, Sonography or Cardiopulmonary Program

Experience: 

  • One (1) to two (2) years of echocardiography experience preferred
  • Basic computer skills

Licenses/Certificates:

  • Current BLS Certification
  • ARDCS or CCI certification (graduates must receive certification within one (1) year of hire/transfer)