Echo Tech

Cleveland Clinic Wellington , FL 33414

Posted 3 months ago

Job Summary:

Performs all aspects of Echocardiographic ultrasound testing.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs echocardiograms, stress test, stress echoes, and Dobutamine stress echo.

  • Assists cardiologist with transesophageal echocardiograms.

  • Consults with cardiologist for interpretation of test results. Maintains records of testing for documentation.

  • Provides daily account of patient's charge requisition with appropriate ICD9 codes.

  • Provides training and acts as a resource for echocardiogram students, residents and physicians.

  • Provides testing for add-on emergency patients.

  • Maintains complete and up-to-date documentation and files at all times, including products and service quotes.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Graduation from two (2) year cardiovascular technologist program. Strong interpersonal skills to interact effectively with patients, families, physicians and other health care worker.

  • Ability to empathize with patients and families.

Certifications:

  • Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) or Registered Cardiovascular Technologist (RCVT), RDCMS eligible.

Complexity of Work:

  • All employees are expected to meet the standards of performance outlined in the Organizational-Wide Competencies listed below as applied to the position:

  • World Class Service Orientation: Includes attitude, behavior, interpersonal skill, and problem solving that enable an employee to respond to internal and external customer needs and expectations in a positive manner.

  • Adaptability: Includes teamwork and flexibility needed to fulfill job responsibilities including adapting to changes in work environment and accepting supervisory feedback.

  • Efficiency and Effectiveness: Includes quantity and quality of desired work, as well as organization skills necessary to perform successfully.

  • Essential Job Requirements:
    Includes adherence to all relevant policies, procedures, and guidelines affecting the work environment, including maintenance of required competencies and communication skills.

  • Supervisory Responsibilities (if applicable): Includes overall accountability for assigned work group relative to operational goals, personnel requirements, and budgetary constraints.

  • Note: The above stated duties are intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification.

  • This description of duties is not intended to be all inclusive nor to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility.

Work Experience:

  • 5 years experience in echo and vascular ultrasound exp. preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Interact with patients, families, physicians and other health care workers.

  • Good hand coordination for positioning of probe and equipment.

  • Good vision to analyze computer screens and VCR recordings to diagnose test results.

  • Use good judgment in stressful emergency situations.

  • Adequate mathematics skills to maintain accurate record and report.

  • Physical Duties: Moderate lifting and positioning of patients.

  • Moderate pushing and pulling of equipment.

  • Working Conditions: 100% air-conditioned.

  • Moderate risk of exposure to blood or air-borne pathogens

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.

The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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