Echo Tech Atrium Health Cleveland:
Atrium Health

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Atrium Health
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Description

Job Req ID: 435421

Position Number: 00171072

Employment Type: PRN

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details:

Standard Hours: 4.00

Department Name: Echocardiography

Location: Atrium Health Cleveland

Location Details: 

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit atriumhealth.org/about-us.

 

 

Job Summary
Performs cardiac ultrasounds with minimal supervision. Performs studies to include 2-D, M-mode, pulsed and color flow ultrasound. Assists the physician with transesophageal echocardiogram studies.

Essential Functions

 

 

  • Performs optimal cardiac ultrasound studies of diagnostic quality.
  • Assesses ultrasound studies and evaluates the need for further study.
  • Establishes work priorities according to patient needs and time limitations.
  • Prepares patient for procedure and assists physician with transesophageal echocardiogram.
  • Communicates and interacts with patients, families, visitors, physicians, nursing and hospital team members.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities.
  • Calculates, analyzes and interprets cardiac ultrasound data.
Physical Requirements
Works in a fast-paced setting with prolonged concentration and critical thinking. Requires frequent walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 50 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment and supplies. Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently. Intact sense of sight, hear, touch and manual dexterity. Must have good eye and hand coordination. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or unit conditions. Exposure to secretions and blood. Confined work area.

Education, Experience and Certifications
High School Diploma or GED required. Registered Sonographer (RDCS or RCS). Graduate of an accredited Cardiovascular Science Program preferred. Must have knowledge of cardiac anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required.

 

 

 

 

At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

 

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

 

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Atrium Health is an EOE/AA Employer

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