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Echo Tech Cardio

Company: Covenant Healthcare
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Covenant HealthCare

US:MI:SAGINAW

DAY SHIFT

PART TIME BENEFITED

Summary:

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 procedure.

Responsibilities:

Contributes to organization success targets for net operating margin.

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 testing

Confers with physician about abnormalities found during testing procedures

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 accreditation requirements

Checks patient charts for physician orders, notes and/or other pertinent information or instructions

Correlates the clinical history with the examination being performed

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 prepares instruments

Performs other duties as assigned

Other information:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

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

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

Well versed in anatomy, cross-sectional anatomy, physiology and medical terminology.

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 EMPLOYMENT.

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.

Keywords: Covenant Healthcare, Saginaw , Echo Tech Cardio, Other , Saginaw, Michigan

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