Cardiac Sonographer, Echo Tech

SUMMARY STATEMENT:

This position is responsible for independent studies of cardiac structure and function.

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

  1. Independently performs cardiac ultrasound examinations on adult patients in the Cardiology Noninvasive Laboratory including complete and limited exams, with and without contrast, and bubble studies, stress echo, dobutamine stress echo, transesophageal echo and quantifies observed abnormalities.
  2. Measures blood pressure and body weight on patients undergoing echocardiograms to provide clinical correlation when indicated.
  3. Responsible for operating ultrasound equipment.
  4. Develops a therapeutic relationship with patients to obtain high quality exam including patient education and relieving patient anxiety.
  5. Uses critical thinking skills to communicate patient condition to physician and nursing staff.
  6. Communications with coworkers, nursing and physician staff, and other departments to ensure high quality patient care.
  7. Supports department in office work in the echo labs: facilitating the daily outpatient schedule, reviewing billing charges for patients, cleaning and restocking.
  8. Participation in weekend and weeknight call rotation as determined by lead.

EMPLOYMENT SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Current RDMS or RDCS necessary or registry eligible and must complete registry exam within 18 months of employment.
  • Cardiovascular experience is preferred
  • Must be able to travel between locations, including Buffalo.
  • Experience with electronic medical record.
  • Demonstrated strengths in the following competencies:

Patient Focus Composure
Integrity and Trust Humor
Interpersonal Savvy Standing Alone
Problem Solving Time Management
Action Oriented Communication (written and verbal)
Adaptability Intellectual Horsepower

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran or disability status.

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Additional Info

  • Date Posted: Thursday, 15 March 2018
  • Location: MHVI
  • Job Title: Cardiac Sonographer, Echo Tech
  • Reports to:: Echo Tech Lead
  • Job Status/Hours: Full Time (1.0 FTE)