Job Title:
Echo Technologist
Job ID:
441237
Location:
Ross Heart Hospital
Department:
Cardiovascular Imaging Lab
Full/Part Time:
Part-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Shift:
Shift Varies
FTE %:
1
Salary Range Min:
$36.00
Salary Range Max:
$36.00

Position summary

Echo Technologist (Job Opening 441237) - Scope of Position: The Cardiac Echo Lab encompasses 6 transthoracic imaging rooms, 1 stress echo room and 2 TEE rooms located on the First floor of the Ross Heart Hospital. The Echo lab is staffed 7:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday, Saturday and holidays 8:00am-1:00pm with an on-call technologist assigned for off-hour procedures. The IRP echo sonographer position's hours may include evenings and weekends based on demand. The sonographer develops and maintains CEU's, registry, and skill level; Provides sonographic procedures to patients; assists in training other staff to refine imaging skills; and assists with quality assessment/improvement. Position Summary: The Echo sonographer performs sonographic and noninvasive imaging procedures, patient education, and quality assessment activities for the Echo Lab; Serves as a mentor to other sonographers/students to enhance quality; Assists with on-going quality assurance/quality improvement initiatives; Follows imaging protocols and maintains standards for quality; Maintains current knowledge by participation in CME courses which are relevant to echo procedures/testing (minimum 30 hours required every three years).

Education and experience

ARDMS or A.R.R. T. Sonography registered. Individual must have completed or is required to complete sonographic certification in at least one relevant area of specialty (General, Abdomen, Cardiac (Echo), Vascular, Breast, Fetal, Pediatric, Pelvic, Small Parts and OB/GYN) within 18 months of hire date. Previous cardiac ultrasound experience is preferred.