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Echo Technologist (R)

Company: Capital Health
Location: Pennington
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Overview Position #: 11590 Responsibilities * Demonstrates a thorough understanding of echocardiography principles and theory, anatomy and pathology processes utilizingthe most appropriate technique and positioning for optimal examinations. * Provides interpretable data, relevant clinical history and technical interpretation results for all examinations performed using ICAEL standards. Performs other diagnostic cardiology duties such as cardiac stress testing, ECG, and halter-monitoring as assigned. * Performs cleaning procedure post-TEE to ensure integrity of TEE scope following infection control guidelines and department policy. * Assists cardiologist in performing Transesophageal Echocardiography and accurately acquires images as directed. * Assists cardiologist / nurse practitioner in performing Stress Echocardiography and accurately acquires images as directed. * Logs and charges all procedures performed and routes studies to the physician for interpretation. * Notifies referring physician with preliminary results upon identification of potentially critical findings or STAT examination, as evidenced by departmental documentation tool. * Retrieves patient files for all previously seen patients and combines with labeled paperwork. Assists with other cardiology diagnostic duties including processing ECG filing and electronic management system. * Maintains equipment, exam rooms and work area in a neat and safe condition, to ensure the safety of patients and employees. * Ensures rooms are stocked with supplies and exam rooms are readily available for procedures. * Troubleshoots equipment and reports equipment issues to biomedical engineering/vendor. Performs routine maintenance and aseptic cleaning of all patient related equipment to maintain consistent quality and safety. Operates imaging and other related equipment according to manufacturer specifications. * Administers sound patient care practices according to hospital and departmental policies and procedures, to ensure the safety and satisfaction of patients. Requirements * High school diploma. Graduate of an accredited ultrasound school. * RDCS or RCS certification. * Basic computer skills and ability to use software to perform vascular testing. * Computer skills in Cardiology PACS and Hospital information system. * Adult echocardiography proficient. * Frequent physical demands include: Walking , Push/Pull , Reaching forward , Wrist position deviation , Pinching/fine motoractivities , Keyboard use/repetitive motion , Talk or Hear * Occasional physical demands include: Sitting , Climbing (e.g., stairs or ladders) , Carry objects , Twisting , Bending , Reaching overhead , Squat/kneel/crawl * Continuous physical demands include: Standing * Lifting Floor to Waist 50 lbs. Lifting Waist Level and Above 25 lbs.

Keywords: Capital Health, Trenton , Echo Technologist (R), Other , Pennington, New Jersey

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