Under the supervision of the UCLA Cardiac Imaging Physicians, perform all 2-dimensional echoes, M-mode, and Doppler studies. Prepare preliminary interpretation of those studies. Prepare and maintain records pertinent to echo studies. Perform other duties as directed by the UCLA Cardiac Imaging Physicians and office manager.
Job Qualifications Successful completion of a cardiac echocardiography technology program and current CPR card. Knowledge and ability to apply knowledge of cardiac anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology. Ability to apply theory to practice in the application of ultrasound technique to the clinical evaluation of the target anatomy. Ability to push the 500+ lb. echo machine for distances up to 100 feet within the office. Skill and manual dexterity to manipulate transducer and buttons, and knobs on the echo machine to obtain optimal studies. Knowledge, skill, and ability to use P.C. and word processing software to generate written preliminary reports. Knowledge, skill, and ability to make preliminary evaluations of echo studies to generate written preliminary reports. Ability to prepare and maintain log of procedures, track charge documents, compare activity records, and determine that all studies are billed and collected for. Ability to be Registered (RDMS) in adult cardiac echocardiography within one year of employment. Ability to work independently and complete tasks in a timely manner with minimal direction. Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients, physicians, nurses, staff, and others in a professional and courteous manner. Ability to read, interpret, apply, and/or follow physician orders, policies, procedures, or written and verbal instructions. Ability to deliver basic cardiac life support (BCLS).
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UCLA Health System - 19 months ago