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Echo Tech (Registered)

Echo Tech (Registered)

Location 
US-IN-South Bend
Location : Name 
Main
Department 
Cardiology
Schedule 
Monday-Friday 730a-430pm
HRS/PP 
1.0 (80 Hours)

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Job Description

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POSITION:

Echo Tech

STATUS:

Non-Exempt

DEPARTMENT:

Cardiology

REVIEW CATEGORY:

Clinical Patient Care

REPORTS TO:

Practice Manager

REVISION DATE:

01/01/2011

REVIEWED BY:

Dept. Manager and Human Resources

SUPERCEDES:

01/01/2009

 

     

POSITION SUMMARY:  Prepares patients for tests.  Records action of the heart muscle for use in diagnosis of heart ailments and straps electrodes to specified areas of the patient’s body. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Proficient in operation of Echo Ultrasound machine, including pictures and measurements.
  2. Proficient knowledge of the anatomy and function of the heart.
  3. Proficient in both Echo and Stress Echo testing procedures and protocols.
  4. Able to recognize both normal and abnormal functions of the heart on echo ultrasound machine.
  5. Knowledgeable of EKG rhythms.
  6. Able to perform treadmill tests, including patient hook up.
  7. Exhibits computer systems knowledge and proficiency as necessary to perform job functions.
  8. Demonstrates the attitudes and behaviors of The South Bend Clinic Service Standards.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned when appropriate.
  10. Adheres to HIPAA guidelines set forth in Clinic policies and procedure.


POSITION REQUIREMENT

Education/Certification/License

Must be a Registered Echo Technician or have on-the-job training

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Must have excellent sonographic skills.  Knowledge of vascular is a plus

 

Special Demands/Requirements:

None