Registered Echo Tech
Company: St. Lukes University Health Network
Posted on: July 11, 2019
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its
employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset!
Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
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. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: -
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 competency. -
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 education
programs. - Responsible for cleanliness of workspace, equipment,
and restocking supplies in work area. - CroFor Ped - ss training
for assisting with EKGs, 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. - Knowledge
of MSDS accessibility through hospital online. - Possesses
knowledge of insurance codes, cardiology procedures, and required
paperwork for all procedures and department requirements. -
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. EDUCATION: 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
Sonographers. SCHEDULE : This is a per diem schedule meaning the
hours are as needed and as scheduled. This includes the possibility
of working Per Diem on weekends. 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
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