Capital Health

Echo Technologist (R)

Position ID #
6004
Location
US-NJ-Pennington
Type
Per Diem
Department
Cardiology
Shift
Per Diem – On Call - Varied Shift and Hours

Overview

Position #:  6004

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of echocardiography principles and theory, anatomy and pathology processes utilizingthe most appropriate technique and positioning for optimal examinations.
  • Provides interpretable data, relevant clinical history and technical interpretation results for all examinations performed using ICAEL standards. Performs other diagnostic cardiology duties such as cardiac stress testing, ECG, and halter-monitoring as assigned.
  • Performs cleaning procedure post-TEE to ensure integrity of TEE scope following infection control guidelines and department policy.
  • Assists cardiologist in performing Transesophageal Echocardiography and accurately acquires images as directed.
  • Assists cardiologist / nurse practitioner in performing Stress Echocardiography and accurately acquires images as directed.

  • Logs and charges all procedures performed and routes studies to the physician for interpretation.
  • Notifies referring physician with preliminary results upon identification of potentially critical findings or STAT examination, as evidenced by departmental documentation tool.
  • Retrieves patient files for all previously seen patients and combines with labeled paperwork. Assists with other cardiology diagnostic duties including processing ECG filing and electronic management system.
  • Maintains equipment, exam rooms and work area in a neat and safe condition, to ensure the safety of patients and employees.
  • Ensures rooms are stocked with supplies and exam rooms are readily available for procedures.
  • Troubleshoots equipment  and reports equipment issues to biomedical engineering/vendor. Performs routine maintenance and aseptic cleaning of all patient related equipment to maintain consistent quality and safety. Operates imaging and other related equipment according to manufacturer specifications.
  • Administers sound patient care practices according to hospital and departmental policies and procedures, to ensure the safety and satisfaction of patients.

Requirements

  • High school diploma. Graduate of an accredited ultrasound school.
  • RDCS or RCS certification.
  • Basic computer skills and ability to use software to perform vascular testing.
  • Computer skills in Cardiology PACS and Hospital information system.
  • Adult echocardiography proficient.

 

  • Frequent physical demands include: Walking , Push/Pull , Reaching forward , Wrist position deviation , Pinching/fine motoractivities , Keyboard use/repetitive motion , Talk or Hear
  • Occasional physical demands include: Sitting , Climbing (e.g., stairs or ladders) , Carry objects , Twisting , Bending , Reaching overhead , Squat/kneel/crawl
  • Continuous physical demands include: Standing
  • Lifting Floor to Waist 50 lbs. Lifting Waist Level and Above 25 lbs.

 

 

 

Our Network

Offers are contingent upon successful completion of our onboarding process and pre-employment physical.  Capital Health will require all applicants (including contractors, travelers and consultants) to have an annual flu vaccine and to have a completed COVID-19 vaccine prior to start date, with the exception of individuals with medical and religious exemptions.

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