Registered Echo Technologist - PRN Upper Bucks Campus
Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Posted on: January 16, 2022
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its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable
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satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care.
The Cardiac Ultrasound Technologist will provide patient-centered
high quality exams such as Transthoracic Adult and Pediatric,
Transesophageal and Stress Echo utilizing modalities of M-mode,
two-dimensional and doppler. Complementary modalities such as
contrast and advanced quantitative techniques (three D, strain and
strain rate, speckle tracking) will be utilized. The Technologist
will adhere to the guidelines within the requirements of the
Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography
Laboratories (ICAEL) and perform exams based on the approved policy
and procedures of the Echocardiography Department. Identify patient
per hospital policy utilizing two (2) identifiers.
Provides the total patient exam experience according to the Policy
and Procedures of echocardiography for the network.
Assists the performing physician during appropriate exams.
Completion of ACC annual department and hospital wide
Assists in gathering and recording Quality Assurance/Performance
Improvement as requested for ICAEL Accreditation.
Maintains responsibility for own professional development through
active participation in in-services and/or continuing medical
Responsible for cleanliness of workspace, equipment, and restocking
supplies in work area.
Cross training for assisting with EKG's, placement of holter
monitors and event monitors and assisting with stress testing.
Exhibits knowledge and ability to process echo images and
documentation into the echo structured reporting system.
Demonstrates competency with department information service
required applications: Care Manager, Patient Care, EKG Muse, holter
system, CVIS, structured reporting, Horizon Patient Folder (HPF),
hospital scheduling system (PHS), Kronos.
Knowledge of SDS accessibility through hospital online.
Possesses knowledge of insurance codes, cardiology procedures, and
required paperwork for all procedures and department
Maintains equipment in good working condition and secures repairs
at the direction of the Manager of Cardiology.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Sitting up to 7 hours per day in 1 hour increments. - Walking up to
2 hours per day in 15 minute increments. - Occasional standing, up
to 1 hour. - Continuous use of fingers/hands to manipulate probe,
equipment switches and data entry on keyboard. - Frequent use of
upper extremities to reposition patients, transport patients, and
lifting supplies up to 10 lbs. Frequently pushes echo equipment for
portable studies, approximately 440+ lbs. - Occasionally stoops,
bends and reaches above shoulder level. - Hearing as it relates to
normal conversation and doppler echocardiography. - Seeing as it
relates to general vision, near vision, far vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception and visual monotony.
High school graduate. - Graduate of an accredited/approved
Cardiovascular Technology program or equivalent.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum 1 year experience in Cardiac Ultrasound preferred. Registry
by Cardiovascular Credentialing International/National Board of
Cardiovascular Testing, American Registry of Diagnostic Medical
Please complete your application using your full legal name and
-current home address. -Be sure to -include -employment history for
-the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. -
Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a current resume,
including all work history, education, and/or certifications and
-licenses, if applicable. -It is highly recommended that you create
a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application.
-Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity
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