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Echo Tech

Covington Trace ER & Hospital
3.3 out of 5
Mandeville, LA
PRN

Location

Mandeville, LA

Full job description

Job Type: On Call / PRN

Covington Trace ER & Hospital features expert ER care, shorter wait times, and an unwavering commitment to the well-being of our patients. Our state-of-the-art facility has an on-site laboratory, advanced imaging capabilities, and inpatient medical detox and offers a full range of services for adult and pediatric patients.

We seek a dependable On-Call / PRN Echo Tech to join our team!

Performs various cardiology procedures, such as echocardiograms, carotid ultrasounds, lower extremity arterial studies, venous reflex studies, aorta duplex scans, and stress echocardiograms/bubble studies. Prepares paperwork accordingly.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Graduate from an accredited school with an ultrasound technology or allied health degree and have previous on-the-job training and experience.
  • At least two years of adult echocardiography with Doppler and Color Flow and at least one year as a cardiology technologist.
  • Certified ARDMS or Credentialing with Cardiovascular Credentialing International (RCS) is preferred. ARDMS or RCS must be obtained within six months of employment.
  • Current BLS certifications required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Echocardiograms/ Bubble Studies

  • Records all data necessary for complete Echocardiogram study according to established policy/procedure/physician request.
  • Process all data, including subjective findings that must be interpreted accurately, and review with the physician as needed.

2. Carotid Ultrasounds

  • Records all data necessary for completing a carotid ultrasound study according to established policy/procedure physician requests.
  • Process all data, including subjective findings, that needs to be interpreted accurately, including reviewing with the physician as needed.

3. Lower Extremity Arterial Studies

  • Records all data necessary for complete Lower extremity arterial studies according to established policy/procedure physician request.
  • Process all data, including subjective findings that must be interpreted accurately, and review with the physician as needed.

4. Aorta Duplex Scan

  • Records all data necessary for complete Duplex scan according to established policy/procedure physician request.
  • Process all data, including subjective findings that must be interpreted accurately, and review with the physician as needed.

5. Stress Echocardiograms

  • Attached electrodes to patient, confirmed consent signed and recorded EKG according to established procedures.
  • Records all data necessary for complete Stress echocardiogram according to established policy/procedure physician request.
  • Process all data, including subjective findings that must be interpreted accurately, and review with the physician as needed.

6. Holter Monitor

  • Attached are electrodes and a digital recorder for the patient to record EKG signals for 24/48 hours, according to established procedures.

7. Venous Reflux Studies

  • Records all data necessary for complete venous reflux study according to established policy/procedure/physician request.

8. Office Support

  • Processes all data accurately and timely for physician interpretation according to departmental policy.
  • Process all billing and interpret reports accurately and per policy/procedure.
  • Schedules procedures to ensure efficient service to patients/physicians.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant: Vision (close, distance, color, peripheral, depth, and ability to adjust focus); Hearing; Speaking; Use of hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; Walk; Sit; Balance; Repetitive motions.
  • Frequent: Bend, Squat, Twist, Push/Pull up to 20 pounds without assistance; up to 50 with assistance; Lift/Carry up to 20 pounds without assistance; up to 50 pounds with assistance.
  • Occasional: Climb, Kneel, Crouch, Distinguish Colors, Exposure to noise/high-pitched noise.
  • Must be able to remain vigilant and focused while multitasking in a busy environment and handle stressful situations successfully, calmly, and professionally.

Medical specialties:

  • Cardiology

Schedule:

  • On call

Experience:

  • Echo Tech: 1 year (Required)

License/Certification:

  • BLS (Required)
  • ARRT Certification (Preferred)
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (Required)
  • Registered Cardiac US (Required)

Work Location: In person