The Echocardiographer will perform diagnostic ultrasound evaluations of the heart using ""M? Mode and 2 D imaging as well as pulse wave, continuous wave and color flow doppler.
He/she will be able to identify the anatomy of the heart using ultrasound techniques. The Echocardiographer will be able to maintain all paperwork for the Echo Department. The Echocardiographer should have or develop a good working knowledge of all the other procedures in the Cardiology Department for example EKG's, Holter hookups and scanning.
The Echocardiographer will prep for cardiac stress tests, Transesophageal Echocardiograms and bubble studies.Under the immediate direction of the Cardiology Coordinator and the Lead Echo Tech , and within established hospital and department policies and procedures, operates diagnostic ultrasound equipment. Duties include but are not limited to: Scans patients in all aspects of cardiac scanning including M-Mode, 2-D, color, Doppler, exercise testing and TEE.
Participates in reviewing interpretation of daily scans with Cardiologist. Processes CDS as requested. Trains others in the use of and uses of the CPACS System.
Assists in scheduling patients. Interviews patients in order to obtain information pertinent to exam."
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