Work Type: Active - Benefit Eligible and Accrues Time Off Exempt: No
Work Schedule: M-F with Call Rotation Location: Medical Center, US:FL:Lakeland
Responsibility for performing all echocardiograms to include 2D, M-Mode, Color Doppler, Pulse Wave Doppler, Continuous Wave Doppler, Transesophageal echocardiogram, stress echo and other related examinations according to established standards and practices at a high technical level. All echo technologists will perform echocardiograms in accordance with the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories standards.
- Ability to perform procedures efficiently, professionally and safely, requiring minimal supervision. - Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of cardiovascular anatomy, pathophysiology, electrophysiology and congenital anomalies. Knowledge of digital computer system used in stress echo. - Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of cardiovascular ultrasound techniques and modalities - Rotates call on nights and weekends as assigned. - Maintains Echo equipment and supplies as described in department SOP - Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. - Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. - Participates in weekly Echo conferences - Responsible seeking and attending continuous education programs to remain competent in their field.
Qualifications & Experience
Education: Essential: * High School or Equivalent
Education equivalent experience: Essential: * Completion of an accredited Echocardiography program
Other information: Certifications Essential: Cardiac Sonographer Registry RCS or RCDS within two years of hire. Certifications Preferred: Cardiac Sonographer Registry, RCS or RCDS
Experience Essential: Either prior work experience or a clinical practicum at an acute care hospital. Experience Preferred: One year of experience in an acute care hospital.
Internal Number: 7377
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