Echo Tech


 

GENERAL SUMMARY

ECHO TECH performs cardiac ultrasound imaging - transthoracic and stress echo.   Performs Echo procedures, compiling data for physician interpretation.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  1. The laboratory performs cardiac ultrasound imaging-transthoracic and stress echo.
  2. Performs Echo procedures,compiling data for physician interpretation. Performs procedures requiring independent judgement/initiative,attain high quality images, accurate data in a timely manner. Assist physicians in diagnosing and treating cardiac ailments.
  3. Apply knowledge of Echo physics and saftey.
  4. Gather information - diagnosis,medical history,indications. Take accurate patient history to understand and relate illness and pending diagnostic procedures.
  5. Assume care for physical and psychological needs of patients during exam.
  6. Instruct patient before and during procedure.
  7. Evaluate recorded images for technical quality.
  8. Archive study onto MO disc for legal back up.
  9. Send report and images to ScImage.
  10. Fill in report - measurements. Highlight abnormalities.
  11. Send to primary physician.
  12. Assist with schedules and peer performance.
  13. Assist with evaluation of equipment.
  14. Participate in department accreditation.
  15. Maintain records for Monthly Statistics

OTHER FUNCTIONS

  1. Stay abreast of new technology.
  2. Maintain current Continuing Medical Education for ARDMS.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to interact with patients and physicians in a professional and caring manner is a must. Some compter knowledge and experience necessary.
  • Medical Office experience is a plus.


MINIMAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Complete an accredited college 2 year degree in cardiac ultrasound technology.
  • Current CPR card.
  • Pass Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)


Send email/cover letter and resume to:  [email protected]

Fax:      314-653-3670

Phone:  314-741-0911   #4013


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