We are looking for an experienced Echocardiographer to work 2 x 10/hr days providing transthoracic echocardiograms and stress echocardiograms.
Performs both stress echoes and pharmacological stress echocardiograms and obtains the highest quality of images possible.
Provide preliminary findings from exams and accurately completes exam worksheets including measurements and calculations.
Individualize interaction with and treatment of patients during exams, with special attention to privacy needs. Patient positioning is done with consideration of patient's ability to comply.
Establish a professional rapport with patient and family members (if present) and explain procedure as appropriate; request for professional interpretation of the exam are deferred to the patient's physician.
Maintain Echo Lab Manual and Log book.
Comply with department quality assurance policies and procedures.
Assists in optimal operation of the echo imaging units and instruments by using in a safe manner, reporting and documenting abnormalities when indicated, and obtaining technical service when necessary.
EDUCATION AND SKILLS
Current certification in Adult Echocardiography. ARDMS preferred.
A.S. Degree in Cardiovascular Technology or Diagnostic Medical Sonography preferred.
Minimum three years of experience performing and interpreting 2D, M-Mode, Doppler Echocardiograms and stress echocardiograms.
Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider BLS CPR certification.
Knowledge of current accepted Echocardiography principles, practices, and techniques, including cardiac anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology required.
Ability to analyze severity/importance of findings and respond to or report findings accurately and appropriately.
Knowledge of sterile techniques.
Ability to communicate effectively, and interact professionally with patients, physicians, coworkers, and other health care providers.
Ability to acquire technically proficient Echocardiograms without direct supervision and in emergency situations.
The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work required in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive description of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of those assigned to this job.
We offer a competitive Total Rewards Program which includes insurance programs covering medical, dental, vision, life, long-term disability, generous time off, holidays, education reimbursement, and a 401(k) plan. Eligibility for benefits is dependent on factors such as position type and FTE. Contact your recruiter for more information.
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