Cardiac Echo Technician-Multi Modality

Mercy Medical Center

Up to 10,000 sign on bonus!!
 
This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by performing cardiac ultrasound and other non-invasive cardiac procedures of a professional level on all patient populations serviced by the Hospital.
 
Job Duties
  • Performs complete study including M MODE, REAL TIME, COLOR FLOW MAPPING and DOPPLER.
  • Interprets all techniques giving internal dimensions, wall motion and flow pattern analysis
  • Participates in reading with physician and contributes professional knowledge to final diagnostic impression or report.
  • Maintains all records and quality reports to Intersocietal Commission of Accreditation for Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL) standards.
  • Provides high quality cardiac sonograms on a consistent basis according to department policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates competency on all Echo equipment and workstations.
  • Performs proper computer skills to include all appropriate edits, status change and other processes necessary for test interpretation and patient changes.
  • Take all measures necessary to ensure that the appropriate and involved parties have communicated necessary information in order to allow for the best possible patient outcome.
  • Troubleshoots reporting issues on Phillips workstation as necessary.
  • Reviews each examination for technical accuracy, presenting complete information to appropriate health care provider and communicating pertinent data to persons responsible for the care of the patient after the procedure.
  • Assist physician in necessary procedures involving cardiac studies and ultrasound guidance.
  • Organizes ICAEL meetings and education as applicable.
  • Meets with medical director on regular basis as applicable.
  • Demonstrates competency and proficiency with cardiac stress testing, all forms of EKG's, holter monitoring, event monitoring as applicable.
  • Fulfills call expectations per departmental requests.
Qualifications:
  • Ability to demonstrate competency in cardiovascular echocardiography preferred.
  • Must be able to recognize abnormal structure and be able to correlate this information into a useful study.
  • Must be able to deviate from normal techniques, when necessary; to develop new techniques.
  • Must be able to utilize ancillary devices, i.e., selected transducer
  • Must be adaptable to change and willing to share ideas for improvement.
  • Prefer (2) two years allied health program or two (2) years of college with biological sciences.
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support, (BLS) in accordance with the American Heart Association guidelines required.
  • Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required.  Employee must submit certification of completed training prior to start or transfer date.
  • Candidate must have 1 and 2 OR 1 and 3:

        1. Cardiac Sonographer (candidate can have either a or b)

             a. ARDMS

                   i. RDCS = Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer

             b. CCI

                   i.  RCS = Registered Cardiac Sonographer

        2. Vascular (candidate can have either a or b)

             a. ARDMS

                  i. RVT = Registered Vascular Tech

             b. CCI

                  i. Registered Vascular Sonographer

        3. Pediatric

             a. ARDMS

                  i. PE = Pediatric Echocardiographer

 

Location: Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids · Cardiac Imaging
Schedule: Full Time, Day, m-F with call rotation

Job ID: 80803

Posted 16 days ago

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