Echo Tech - STA

Respiratory TherapyRespiratory Care Dalton, Georgia


Description

Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.

Job Description and Performance Standards

 

Title: Echocardiography Technician Short Term Assignment - $75  

Department: Cardiology Services

Reports To:  Cardiology Clinical Supervisor

Shift: Varies

Status: Casual - Short Term Assignment up to 8 weeks

JOB SUMMARY

Performs echocardiograms, stress echocardiograms, transesophageal echocardiograms and related procedures. They assist in their interpretation. They maintain records, charges, and compile reports. Provides patient care for patients aged newborn and up.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduated from an approved Cardiovascular Technologists Program, or Cardiopulmonary Technology Program.

Licensure: Registered Cardiovascular Technologist (CCI) or eligible; registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or eligible.

Experience: Prior experience in performing cardio diagnostic and ultrasound procedures.

Skills: Thorough knowledge of cardiac anatomy and physiology. Strong interpersonal communications and diagnostic testing skills. BCLS certified. ACLS desirable.

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Works within typical Cardiology treatment settings as well as on patient floors, specialized units, and outpatient settings. May be required to work a flexible schedule; required to rotate on-call responsibilities. Exposure to potential contagious diseases. Ability to work with typical equipment associated with diagnostic testing.

Required to display characteristics consistent with job related functions. Substantial amount of walking and standing required. Frequent lifting, bending, and reaching required. Moderate amount of stress.