DEPARTMENT: CARDIOPULMONARY DEPARTMENT
I.* POSITION SUMMARY:
The Echocardiology Technologist will complete and/or assist the physician with the ordered diagnostic procedures. The Echo Tech demonstrates critical thinking and performance ability in the coordination of patient care and consistently performs according to the standards of the profession.
The Echocardiology Technologist may handle human blood and other potentially infectious and/or hazardous materials, which may result in possible exposure to blood borne pathogens and/or harmful elements. This position has the responsibility for the assessment, treatment, and care of the patient in the following age groups: infant, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric. He/she takes direction of the Cardiopulmonary Supervisor and the Medical Director. The Echocardiology Technologist reports to the Department Director.
A.* At least 5 years of experience in Echocardiology, other related cardiology studies and treadmill procedures and is eligible to take the ARDMS examination.
B.* Completion of an AMA approved school of echocardiography preferred or 10 hours of continuing education are required annually.
C.* Current BCLS required (within 30 days of employment).
D.* Must have verbal and written command of the English language.
E.* Possesses the physical abilities to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care functions. See attached physical activities and working conditions.
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