This Echocardiograph Technologist position performs cardiovascular diagnostic testing according to established departmental procedures. The Technologist understands heart rhythms interpretation and utilizes equipment proficiently. The Cardiovascular Technician maintains equipment per respective policies and reports any malfunctions to the Bio-Medical Services department. This position delivers care in a prompt and professional manner, always maintaining the highest level of confidentiality and respect. The Technologist works as part of the care team to meet the needs of the customer and to support departmental objectives. This position performs related office duties and participates in performance improvement activities.
EDUCATION: High School diploma or equivalent required. Graduate of accredited cardiac sonography school preferred.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Registered or Registry eligible Cardiac Sonographer required. Registered eligible complete registry within one year of hire preferred. BLS certification required. ACLS certification preferred.
EXPERIENCE: 1-2 years non-invasive cardiology technician experience preferred. The Technologist performs specific testing, based on his/her educational level and clinical proficiency. Proficiency in Clinical Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire. PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS
Demonstrates the ability to perform the department specific competencies as listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool. WORK ENVIRONMENT
Potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the hospital environment, including exposure to infectious disease, blood-borne pathogens, hazardous substances, and potential injury.
This position requires extensive standing, walking, pushing, pulling and lifting of patients up to 50 pounds.
The department specific Assessment and Evaluation Tool lists the essential functions of this position. REPORTING RELATIONSHIP
This position reports to the Cardiac Diagnostic leadership.
The above statement reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
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