Job Description

Echo Technician



Per diem

Day shift

per diem Hours per Pay

Job Details:
- CPR Required
- 1-2 yrs experience preferred
  • Position Summary
    • Performs all aspects of cardiac sonography, which includes transthoracic two dimensional, m-mode and doppler procedures; Transesophageal; pharmacologic/non-pharmacologic stress echocardiograms; and imaging procedures.
  • Qualifications
    • Completion of an approved AMA or credentialed program in cardiovascular technology;
    • Registry eligibility for registered cardiovascular technologist or registered diagnostic cardiographic sonographer (RDCS);
    • 2 years experience as cardiac sonographer with advanced skills in stress echocardiograms; Adult experience required; Pediatric experience preferred (in addition to the adult experience);
    • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card or obtain one within one month of hire required.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of cardiac anatomy and physiology, and demonstrated effective communication and human relation skills also required.
    • Experience with Vascular Ultrasound preferred.
  • Essential Functions of the Job
    • Required skills and competencies. Has competency checklist been completed with all competencies met (i.e. job skills / knowledge, equipment knowledge)?
    • Demonstrates current clinical competence and excellence in clinical practice.
    • Operates sophisticated processor based ultrasound and doppler equipment to acquire cross-sectional, two- dimensional m-mode and doppler recordings.
    • Performs quantitative measurements and calculations of acquired data and provides preliminary reports from data collected.
    • Performs stress test echocardiograms and assists in contrast and transesophageal echocardiogram procedures.
    • Prepares equipment for the procedure to be performed.
    • Provides education to patients/families regarding the procedures that are being performed.
    • Cleans and disinfects probes and decontaminates exam area.
    • Participates in the training of echocardiographic techniques and procedures.
    • Maintains logs of patient data and files reports.
    • Cleans and maintains equipment.
    • Orders and restocks supplies.
    • Assists in other areas of Cardiology Services as needed.

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