PART TIME BENEFITED
The Registered Echocardiogram Technologist demonstrates
excellent customer service performance in that his/her attitude and
actions are at all times consistent with the standards contained in
the Vision, Mission and Values of Covenant. This individual is
responsible for producing high quality echocardiograms, assisting
with stress testing procedures, and performing vascular testing as
required by the department. This person also operates several
different types of machines and computers; provides a safe and
comfortable environment for patients; communicates effectively with
physicians about testing procedures, views obtained, other views
the physician may require, or any problems with testing
Contributes to organization success targets for net operating
Models Covenant's Mission, Vision and Values of keeping our
commitment to Extraordinary Care for Every Generation.
Has clinical and social contact with patients, primarily adult,
and is able to appropriately assess, care for and treat them
according to the guidelines as defined by Covenant HealthCare.
Demonstrates excellent customer service.
Perform other vascular testing as required.
Performs two-dimensional echocardiograms with all views
requested by physicians
Performs color flow and Doppler as routine extensions of the
echocardiogram unless instructed differently by the physician
Performs stress echo testing and pharmacological stress echo
Confers with physician about abnormalities found during testing
Completes all paperwork and billing required on all testing
procedures for charts, files and physicians
Keeps all equipment and patient rooms clean
Responsible for continuous quality improvements in the routine
functions of the lab
Troubleshoots machines to resolve technical problems and/or
calls for service when needed
Works as a team with coworkers in Quality Assurance issues and
Checks patient charts for physician orders, notes and/or other
pertinent information or instructions
Correlates the clinical history with the examination being
Obtains adequate CEU credits to maintain licensure
Recognizes emergency situations, initiates code procedures,
administers BLS as needed
Secures and maintains adequate supplies for service; cleans and
Performs other duties as assigned
High School diploma or equivalent
Registered Echocardiogram Technologist
Evidence of Continuing Education
BLS Healthcare Provider
Two to three years of clinical echocardiogram experience
Vascular ultrasound experience preferred but not required
Well versed in anatomy, cross-sectional anatomy, physiology and
Documented evidence of education based on observation, hands-on
experience and/or didactic instruction in echocardiography.
Time management and organizational skills. Self directed.
Ability to make quality, independent decisions. Analytical and
strong problem solving skills.
Ability to work effectively and efficiently under tight
deadlines, high volumes and multiple interruptions.
Basic computer/typing skills.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Ability to maintain punctual attendance consistent with the ADA,
FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards
Frequent lifting up to 10 lbs.
Frequent walking, sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling,
balancing, twisting, reaching, handling, feeling, talking, hearing,
near vision, midrange vision, far vision, depth perception, visual
accommodation, color vision and field of vision
Occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.
Occasional standing, stooping, crouching and squatting
NOTICE REGARDING LATEX SENSITIVITY IN APPLICANTS FOR
It has been determined that Covenant HealthCare cannot provide a
latex safe or latex free work environment at any of its facilities.
Unfortunately, that means that any individual, including an
applicant or an employee, is likely to be exposed to latex while on
Covenant's premises. Therefore, latex tolerance is considered to be
an essential function for any position with Covenant.