Echocardiographer (Cardiology) – $5K Sign-On

Echocardiographer (Cardiology) – $5K Sign-On



Under supervision, performs non-invasive diagnostic tests for cardiovascular diseases in order to support the goal of quality patient care. The Echocardiographer is responsible for preliminary echocardiographic measurements, summarizing diagnostic data and communicating information to manager or requesting physician. Performs a variety of technical duties in non-traumatic, non-invasive examinations using phono-apexcardiograms, imaging duplex and ultrasound equipment.



Position: Echocardiographer


Department: Heart Station - MP


Schedule: Full Time






Performs a variety of technical duties required in non-traumatic, non-invasive examinations using phono-apexcardiograms, imaging duplex and ultrasound equipment.

Positions patients and operates equipment to produce the most reliable and informative data.

Explains procedures to patients.

Evaluates as recording occurs and performs complete analysis.

Interprets exams and chart graphics as needed and processes hard copy results.

Assists with managing the daily work-flow by performing portable exams.

Performs advanced technical responsibilities, consistent with level of skills.

Performs stress echo examinations.

Performs dobutamine echo examinations.

Performs vascular studies when needed.

Performs Holter Monitor analysis for cardiac arrhythmias or abnormalities.

Performs cardiac stress tests under direct physician supervision.

Prepares the patient for stress test, including electrode placement. Explains and demonstrates stress test to patients.

Observes patient; records and calculates all necessary parameters, and interprets Electrocardiogram tracing for diagnostic purposes.

Prepares and maintains a record system for patient examination results.

Provides guidance in performing echocardiograms to technicians, fellows and students.

Provides guidance and direction to EKG Technicians in the absence of the Manager.

Maintains department records, reports and files as required.

Performs charge entry into the hospital billing system.

Demonstrates proper body mechanics in all functions as required.

Conducts interpersonal relationships with patients, visitors, physicians and fellow employees in a courteous, professional and friendly manner.

Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age groups of adult and geriatric patients regularly served. Notifies supervisor when patients in age groups not regularly served are present, and seeks assistance from individuals with the knowledge of the specialized needs of such age groups.

Maintains work area and equipment in condition as required by department standards.

Maintains appropriate inventory of supplies and orders new supply to prevent shortages.

Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops.

Conforms to hospital standards of conduct so that the best possible customer service and patient care may be provided.

Utilizes hospital's behavioral standards as the basis for decision-making and to facilitate the hospital’s goals and mission.

Follows established hospital infection control and safety procedures.

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