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Cardiac Ultrasound ECHO Tech - PRN Days

2020-09-12
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  • Grandview Medical Center Grandview Medical Center

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Under direct and indirect supervision, according to established policies and procedures, performs routine echocardiography examinations and performs and provides preliminary interpretation of studies performed.  Examinations performed may include, but are not limited to, trans-thoracic echocardiograms, trans-esophageal echocardiograms, stress and contrast echocardiograms (utilizing commercially prepared contrast agents).  Receives training and instruction in echocardiography and vascular ultrasound procedures in which skills cannot be demonstrated and documented. Registered as a Cardiac Sonographer by either American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or Cardiac Credentialing International required. If New Graduate must get registry within 1 year of hire. BLS required

Under direct and indirect supervision, according to established policies and procedures, performs routine echocardiography examinations and performs and provides preliminary interpretation of studies performed.  Examinations performed may include, but are not limited to, trans-thoracic echocardiograms, trans-esophageal echocardiograms, stress and contrast echocardiograms (utilizing commercially prepared contrast agents).  Receives training and instruction in echocardiography and vascular ultrasound procedures in which skills cannot be demonstrated and documented. Must be registered as a Cardiac Sonographer by either American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or Cardiac Credentialing International. If New Graduate must get registry within 1 year of hire.  Basic Life Support (BLS) through either American Heart Association or The American Red Cross is required.

Must have experience as required for registry in echocardiography by either the American registry of Diagnostic Sonographers or Cardiovascular Credentialing International.  Must be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge and skill in the performance of trans-thoracic contrast echocardiograms.  Experience in placing intravenous lines and administration of IV medications is desirable. Experience in EKG interpretation and cardiac and vascular stress testing is preferred.  Three to six months orientation to department policies, procedures protocols and equipment we usually required.

Under certain conditions, may be exposed to blood and/or body fluids or potentially infective materials. Requires constant hearing, speaking, vision and repetitive hand movement. Requires attention to detail despite frequent interruptions.

Grandview Medical Center, a 402-bed regional referral center and tertiary-care facility, is located in Birmingham, AL., and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Grandview Medical Center offers programs and services in all medical and surgical areas, including Cardiology, Oncology, Neurology, Women's Health, Mental Health, Digestive Diseases, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine and Rehab, Sports Medicine and Emergency Care. There are more than 600 physicians on the Grandview medical staff representing 30 specialties and subspecialties. The hospital has been named an accredited program for Metabolic and Bariatric surgery by ASMBS & ACS as well as an accredited chest pain center.  Grandview Medical Center provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of any individual’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship, military status, disability, genetic information or any other protected class status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

 

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