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Echo Technician - Full time
Summary
Title:Echo Technician - Full time
ID:1660
Department:Cardio
Description
Role:
 
             Performs adult echocardiograms, adult and pediatric ECG's; monitors cardiac status in stress testing
             including chemical and treadmill; performs 24 and 48 hour Holter monitors; ambulatory blood
             pressure monitors; resting and exercise oximetry; breathing treatments and responds to Code blue and
             emergency situations.
 
          Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
 
              50%     Performs echocardiogram, stress echo, dobutamine stress echo, ECG. treadmill, 
                        holter monitor, holter monitor scanning, ambulatory blood pressure monitor, ABI, 
                        KOH and explains procedures to patients.
              35%    Maintains current records for echo‑lab certification requirements including study 
                        review, technician requirements and the status of Physician compliance.
               5%     Performs related work as required.
               5%     Performs the correct charges before turning them over to coding for billing.
               5%     Maintains education CME's for Echo registry.
 
            Performance Measurements:
 
              1.      Perform all duties assigned in a competent and professional manner.
              2.      Remain current in knowledge required to perform assigned duties.
              3.      Maintain a friendly, competent environment for patient testing.
              4.      Maintain a cooperative, helpful working environment within the department, 
                       as well as during interactions with other departments.
              5.      Observe all clinic policies and guidelines.
 
           Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 
Experience                                       Two years to five years of similar or related experience.
 
Education                                        (1) A two year college degree or (2) Completion of a specialized 
                                                     course of study at a business or trade school or (3) Completion 
                                                     of a specialized and extensive in‑house training or apprenticeship program.

Interpersonal Skills                            A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal 
                                                     courtesy and tact. Work involves extensive personal contact with others 
                                                     and/or is usually of a personal or sensitive nature. Work may involve motivating 
                                                     or influencing others. Outside contacts become important and fostering sound 
                                                     relationships with other entities (companies and/or individuals) 
                                                     becomes necessary.
 
Other Skills                                      Frequently requires full range of body motion included in handling patients. 
                                                      Manual and finger dexterity and eye‑hand coordination required.
              
Physical Requirements                      Frequently requires lifting items weighing 35 lbs. or more; 
                                                     sometimes required to help move patients from wheel chairs
                                                     to tables and back to chairs.
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