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Echocard Techno Baldwin Park, CA



Description

Under general supervision, performs echocardiograph procedures and prepares study for interpretation by cardiologist. Reviews data and may confer with the appropriate medical personnel. Reviews medical record to identify significant medical history. Supports the philosophy and complies with policies and procedures of the organization at the Cardiology Department.

Essential Functions:
- Performs diagnostic studies to include 2-D, M-Mode, Doppler, color flow mapping, Stress
- Transthoracic & transesophageal echocardiograms
- Aids in preparation of records for interpretation, collection, & distribution of diagnostic data & reports
- Ensure equipment is operational & available for procedures
- Participate in developing & conducting in-service programs & patient care classes
- Performs echocardiograph procedures, obtains necessary images, prepares study for interpretation by cardiologist, reviews data & may confer w/ appropriate medical personnel
- Reviews medical record to identify significant medical history, which may include, but not limited to maintenance of equipment, supplies, logs, & files
- Supports philosophy & complies w/ policies/procedures of organization & medical office department
- Review, explain & clarify physician orders w/ patient or parent
- Observe machine monitors. Perform routine diagnostic test
- Assist physicians & medical staff w/ procedures, diagnostic examinations & treatments.
- Restrain or support patient during procedures
- Other procedures include Echocardiogram, Stress Test, & ultrasonic examinations
- Prepare set-up sheets for physicians/therapists
- Submit chart worksheets. Interview patients & collect patient data
- Prepare exam results for interpretation by physicians. Read and/or interpret tracings & note findings. Read & assess diagnostic test abnormalities.
- Consults w/ physician concerning test results & alert physicians to positive test results or test abnormalities
- Call provider on positive test results
- Perform accurate measurements & calculations on diagnostic test procedures
- Cut & mount tracings, which best represent test patterns
- Maintain current records of all testing
- Record & maintain log of procedures & teaching files
- Ensure equipment is available for procedures & examinations
- Fill request for equipment & supplies. Maintain & order supplies. Inventory & replenish equipment & supplies. Rinse & clean instruments & equipment
- Calibrate & adjust equipment in preparation for & during procedures
- Operate ultrasound equipment including B-mode, real-time equipment & mobile ultrasound equipment
- Operate equipment & reduce data from invasive (cardiac catheterization) & non-invasive diagnostic techniques
- Clean & sterilize instruments, supplies & equipment. Clean, lubricate & perform routine preventive maintenance
- Maintain equipment in good working order
- Participate in developing & conducting in-service programs & patient care classes
- Assist provider in patient examinations & procedures
- Consult w/ provider concerning procedures & patient condition
- Monitor & evaluate test readings during procedures
- Prepare & position patients for diagnostic test & medical procedures
- Assist physician during ultrasound examinations; attach EKG electrode leads
- Perform echocardiograph diagnostic procedures
- Treat patients using continuous mechanical ventilation
- Assist physician in locating tumors and cardiac procedures
- Assume other activities & responsibilities from time to time as directed



Qualifications:

Pay Grade: 26





Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum one (1) year of echocardiography with Doppler experience required.
- Graduate of an accredited echocardiography program or equivalent on the job training.
- Registered or registry eligible in echocardiography.
- Maintain current licensure/certifications required.
- Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of echocardiograph equipment and procedures.
- Ability to maneuver echocardiograph equipment which may exceed 500 lbs.
- Must be able to communicate in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing.




Notes:
- This is an on-call position; days and hours may vary according to department needs.
- Including every other weekend.



Primary Location: California,Baldwin Park,Baldwin Park Medical Offices 1011 Baldwin Park Blv

Scheduled Hours (1-40): 0

Shift: Day

Working Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Schedule: Call-in/On-Call

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group: United Healthcare Workers - West

Job Level: Entry Level

Job: Patient Care Services (Non RN)

Public Department Name: Cardiology


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

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