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ECHO TECHNICIAN CARDIOLOGY PRACTICE. Job in Vero Beach FOX8 Jobs

Location
Vero Beach, Florida
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
7 Sep 2022

Job Profile Summary (paragraph form):

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.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 706511195-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cleveland Clinic
  • Location: Vero Beach, Florida
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent