Technologist-Echocardiographer

Location US-TN-MEMPHIS
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/9/2020 5:09 PM)
Position Code
4376
Status
Regular Full-Time
Department
ME Echo Lab

Overview and Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities

 Demonstrates a thorough understanding of Echocardiographic principals/theory and utilizes the most appropriate technique and positioning for optimal procedures/treatments, as demonstrated by procedure/treatment results. Develops appropriate procedure/treatment plan. Implements procedure/treatment plan utilizing established hospital protocols/guidelines. Completes documentation as required to comply with hospital policies and procedures. Maintains equipment, procedure/treatment rooms, and work areas in a neat and safe condition to ensure the safety of patients and staff. Participates in hospital and departmental Performance Improvement activities to ensure that patient care is consistent with established standards. Completes assigned goals.

 

Job Summary

 Performs imaging procedures/treatments according to cardiac ultrasound practice standards in order to aid in the diagnosis and/or treatment of disease. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

 Description Minimum Required Preferred/Desired
  Registered by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography ARDMS or Cardiac Credentialing International and/or Registered Vascular Technologist RVT or new graduate who is waiting to take the registry. Proof of registry (by primary source) must be available within 60 calendar days of graduation. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within 30 days of hire date. 

Experience

 Description Minimum Required Preferred/Desired
   Recent experience as a Sonographer.

Licensure

 Description Minimum Required Preferred/Desired
  ARDMS;RVT;BLS WITHIN 30 DAYS OF HIRE;NEW GRADUATE WHO WILL OBTAIN REQUIRED REGISTRY WITHIN 60 DAYS OF HIRE 

 

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