Echo Tech Student
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- Newburgh, IN
- Deaconess Gateway Campus
- Cardiology (Non-Invasive) - GW
- Supplemental - Day
- Patient Care Support
- Scheduled Weekday: Monday - Sunday
- Shift Start Time: 6:30 AM
- Shift End Time: 5:00 PM
- Weekend Shift Assignments: None
- Holiday Shift Assignments: None
- Position Eligible Incentives: None
- Req #: 18413
SUMMARY OF THE JOB
Performs echocardiograms, two dimensional and M-mode with color flow Doppler and Doppler echocardiography on adult and pediatric patients. Performs stress echocardiograms, Pharmacological stress testing and assists with Transesophageal echocardiograms.
All performing of studies occurs under the direct supervision of a echocardiographic sonographer. Demonstrates the ability to assimilate data, perform calculations, and provides cardiac rhythm monitoring of patients. Performs procedures on patients ranging from infants to patients in later maturity.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Job Duties include the following, other duties may be assigned.
Performs Echocardiograms – involves quality diagnostic scanning of patients in the Non Invasive echo area or patient room. The patient is positioned on the echo bed by the student and technician performing the procedure: 80% of the procedure time is spent on the scanning function.
The Echo Student will demonstrate the ability to assimilate data and perform calculations for interpretation with the assistance of the Echo Technician. The student will collect all the data for the echo study to be viewed for the interpreting physician. Studies will be transferred to the electronic storage/reading station for physician interpretation.
The Echo Student will assist the physician with the Transesophageal Echocardiogram – the student and technician must be present to operate the Echo machine and collect all pertinent data.
Demonstrates the ability to effectively perform treadmill studies under the supervision of the Technician.
Participates on departmental and/or hospital performance improvement teams as appropriate.
JOB Requirements & QUALIFICATIONS
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 Experience
High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED). Must be enrolled in the final year of an accredited school for medical sonographers.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
BLS certification is required and must be keep current.