Echo Vascular Tech II- AHMMC-Aurora

  • Presence Health
  • 1981 W Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506
  • Part-Time



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Requisition ID: 59384

Location: Presence Mercy Medical Center

Location Address:
1315 North Highland, Aurora, IL 60506 United States (US)

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 32
Employment Status: Part-time
Employment Type: Regular
Shift: Day
FLSA: N

SUMMARY

The Echo Vascular Technologist II is a member of the Cardiopulmonary team who is specifically trained in performing and assisting with noninvasive cardiac testing, such as EKGs, Holter Monitoring, and Stress Testing. The Cardiovascular Technologist performs M-mode, 2-D, Doppler, and Color Flow echocardiograms as well as Transesophageal echocardiograms. He/she is involved in the processing of paperwork for these tests, and promotes the Touch of Mercy in all duties performed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for proficiently performing EKGs and all M-Mode, 2-D, Doppler, Color Flow, Transesophageal studies and Stress echocardiography on both inpatients and outpatients. Hooks up and discontinues Holter Monitors; assists with Stress Testing; and performs other Department functions as required. Performs clerical responsibilities related to processing and filing.

Performs all EKGs, Holters in a timely fashion with best possible quality tracing for inpatients and outpatients.

Performs all M-Mode, 2-D, Doppler, Color Flow, Transesophageal studies, and Stress Echo studies with associated measurement and analysis studies on inpatients and outpatients.

Will provide diagnostic testing to pediatric patients, infants, and neonates in accordance with training.

Explains to patient and/or significant other the procedure, purpose, and the patients role in obtaining reliable results.

Communicates with Cardiologist regarding findings of studies and notifies them of significant findings as needed.

Preps patient for Stress Tests when needed.

Assists M.D. with performing Stress Tests when needed.

Orients new personnel as needed.

Reviews and performs monthly Quality Assurance studies. Identifies opportunities for improvement and takes action accordingly.

He/she will serve as a resource for staff in the cardiopulmonary department as well as the nursing units.

Keeps all equipment clean and properly stored.

Maintains adequate supply inventory.

Keeps equipment in proper working order.

Keeps office neat and clean.

Generates charges for tests if not done by Clerk or Secretary.

Processes EKGs into MUSE storage system.

Ensures correct Physician reads tests.

Ensures that the tests are read in a timely fashion.

Places interpreted EKGs into charts or sends them to medical records.

Keeps echo schedule log book up to date.

Form Rev 2/8/11

Records appropriate information on echo tape and patient file to locate echo recording.

Answers phones, schedules Cardiopulmonary tests, processes CRT orders, and assists with clerical filing as needed.

Maintains confidentiality.

Is cross-trained to assist with other cardiopulmonary diagnostic including Holter analysis, Pulmonary function test, and stress testing.

Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Associate Degree preferred. Licensure as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Stenographer preferred. Certification from appropriate Cardiac Technology or Echocardiography program required.

Has been trained in Echocardiography and is able to perform M-Mode, 2-D Echos, Doppler Flow Studies, Electrocardiograms, and Holter monitor application. Cross training in related Cardipulmonary Diagnostics studies helpful

Computer Skills

Basic knowledge of computers and department systems

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

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SUMMARY

The Echo Vascular Technologist II is a member of the Cardiopulmonary team who is specifically trained in performing and assisting with noninvasive cardiac testing, such as EKGs, Holter Monitoring, and Stress Testing. The Cardiovascular Technologist performs M-mode, 2-D, Doppler, and Color Flow echocardiograms as well as Transesophageal echocardiograms. He/she is involved in the processing of paperwork for these tests, and promotes the Touch of Mercy in all duties performed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for proficiently performing EKGs and all M-Mode, 2-D, Doppler, Color Flow, Transesophageal studies and Stress echocardiography on both inpatients and outpatients. Hooks up and discontinues Holter Monitors; assists with Stress Testing; and performs other Department functions as required. Performs clerical responsibilities related to processing and filing.

Performs all EKGs, Holters in a timely fashion with best possible quality tracing for inpatients and outpatients.

Performs all M-Mode, 2-D, Doppler, Color Flow, Transesophageal studies, and Stress Echo studies with associated measurement and analysis studies on inpatients and outpatients.

Will provide diagnostic testing to pediatric patients, infants, and neonates in accordance with training.

Explains to patient and/or significant other the procedure, purpose, and the patients role in obtaining reliable results.

Communicates with Cardiologist regarding findings of studies and notifies them of significant findings as needed.

Preps patient for Stress Tests when needed.

Assists M.D. with performing Stress Tests when needed.

Orients new personnel as needed.

Reviews and performs monthly Quality Assurance studies. Identifies opportunities for improvement and takes action accordingly.

He/she will serve as a resource for staff in the cardiopulmonary department as well as the nursing units.

Keeps all equipment clean and properly stored.

Maintains adequate supply inventory.

Keeps equipment in proper working order.

Keeps office neat and clean.

Generates charges for tests if not done by Clerk or Secretary.

Processes EKGs into MUSE storage system.

Ensures correct Physician reads tests.

Ensures that the tests are read in a timely fashion.

Places interpreted EKGs into charts or sends them to medical records.

Keeps echo schedule log book up to date.

Form Rev 2/8/11

Records appropriate information on echo tape and patient file to locate echo recording.

Answers phones, schedules Cardiopulmonary tests, processes CRT orders, and assists with clerical filing as needed.

Maintains confidentiality.

Is cross-trained to assist with other cardiopulmonary diagnostic including Holter analysis, Pulmonary function test, and stress testing.

Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Associate Degree preferred. Licensure as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Stenographer preferred. Certification from appropriate Cardiac Technology or Echocardiography program required.

Has been trained in Echocardiography and is able to perform M-Mode, 2-D Echos, Doppler Flow Studies, Electrocardiograms, and Holter monitor application. Cross training in related Cardipulmonary Diagnostics studies helpful

Computer Skills

Basic knowledge of computers and department systems

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

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Business Unit: Presence Mercy Medical Center

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago
Job Segment: Cardiac, Medical, Vascular, Clerical, Pediatric, Healthcare, Administrative


Associated topics: ascp, hematopathology, mls, pathology, scientist, services, technician i, technician ii, technician iii, technician lab


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