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Echocardiographer

Company: Weiser Memorial Hospital
Location: Weiser
Posted on: May 2, 2021

Job Description:

ECHOCARDIOGRAPHER1 DAY EACH WEEK - 8 HOURSNon-Exempt Weiser Memorial Hospital is a licensed 25 bed Critical Access Hospital seeking a qualified Echo Technologist to join our team. Job Summary:Independently performs 2-D echocardiograms, cardiac Doppler, and color flow imaging tests according to departmental policies, procedures and professional standards. Regulatory Requirements:High School Graduate or Equivalent requiredTechnical Training in Echocardiography or related field requiredSix months to one-year echocardiography experience preferred.Current Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or Registered Cardiac Sonographer. (RCS) or registry eligible, must obtain registration within six months of employment.Current BLS.Language Skills:Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Additional languages preferred. Duties: Clinical1. Performs echocardiograms and related imaging tests.2. Verifies and evaluates diagnostic orders, clarifies confusing or incomplete orders.3. Prepares and positions patients and imaging equipment in a safe, competent and productive manner, incorporating age-specific factors as appropriate.4. Assists physician with stress echo and transesophageal echo (TTE) procedures.5. Follows appropriate testing procedures, integrates and relates data generated by testing procedures and assesses questionable or erratic results.6. Documents all required information according to policies and procedures.7. Ensures that all entries on patient records contain all required data.8. Ensures that information is legible, accurate, and complete for charging purposes.9. Completes all appropriate image storage and patient charges.10. Maintains department equipment readiness and demonstrates competency on all equipment.11. Completes periodic equipment evaluation, cleans and sterilizes equipment each shift, properly assembles equipment and ensures proper orientation through calibration or through manufacturer's manuals.12. Ensures adequate supply of materials and equipment needed for daily needs.13. Ensures patient safety through awareness, education and infection control.14. Practices aseptic techniques with all designated procedures.15. Uses PPE when necessary.16. Facilitates effective communication among departmental staff to ensure interdisciplinary and collaborative approach to patient care.17. Reports significant changes to nurses, physicians, director and oncoming shift practitioners as warranted.18. Ability to make good independent decisions during assigned shift within scope of certification and established hospital policies and procedures.19. Requires good interpersonal communication skills and customer service orientation.20. Performs other duties as assigned.Physical Demands:For physical demands of the position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, contact the Human Resources Department .Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care. Weiser Memorial Hospital complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex,sexual orientation, transgender or gender identity .Weiser Memorial Hospital is an EEO/AA Employer offering our employees a drug, alcohol, and tobacco free work environment.

Keywords: Weiser Memorial Hospital, Nampa , Echocardiographer, Other , Weiser, Idaho

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