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Registered Echo Technologist (SLQ F/T)

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.The Cardiac Ultrasound Technologist will provide patient-centered high quality exams such as Transthoracic Adult and Pediatric, Transesophageal and Stress Echo utilizing modalities of M-mode, two-dimensional and doppler. Complementary modalities such as contrast and advanced quantitative techniques (three D, strain and strain rate, speckle tracking) will be utilized. The Technologist will adhere to the guidelines within the requirements of the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL) and perform exams based on the approved policy and procedures of the Echocardiography Department.
Identify patient per hospital policy utilizing two (2) identifiers.
Provides the total patient exam experience according to the Policy and Procedures of echocardiography for the network.
Assists the performing physician during appropriate exams.
Completion of ACC annual department and hospital wide competency.
Assists in gathering and recording Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement as requested for ICAEL Accreditation.
Maintains responsibility for own professional development through active participation in in-services and/or continuing medical education programs.
Responsible for cleanliness of workspace, equipment, and restocking supplies in work area.
Cross training for assisting with EKG's, placement of holter monitors and event monitors and assisting with stress testing.
Exhibits knowledge and ability to process echo images and documentation into the echo structured reporting system.
Demonstrates competency with department information service required applications: Care Manager, Patient Care, EKG Muse, holter system, CVIS, structured reporting, Horizon Patient Folder (HPF), hospital scheduling system (PHS), Kronos.
Knowledge of SDS accessibility through hospital online.
Possesses knowledge of insurance codes, cardiology procedures, and required paperwork for all procedures and department requirements.
Maintains equipment in good working condition and secures repairs at the direction of the Manager of Cardiology.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Sitting up to 7 hours per day in 1 hour increments. Walking up to 2 hours per day in 15 minute increments. Occasional standing, up to 1 hour. Continuous use of fingers/hands to manipulate probe, equipment switches and data entry on keyboard. Frequent use of upper extremities to reposition patients, transport patients, and lifting supplies up to 10 lbs. Frequently pushes echo equipment for portable studies, approximately 440+ lbs. Occasionally stoops, bends and reaches above shoulder level. Hearing as it relates to normal conversation and doppler echocardiography. Seeing as it relates to general vision, near vision, far vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and visual monotony.
EDUCATION:
High school graduate. Graduate of an accredited/approved Cardiovascular Technology program or equivalent.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum 1 year experience in Cardiac Ultrasound preferred. Registry by Cardiovascular Credentialing International/National Board of Cardiovascular Testing, American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.
Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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