Ultrasonographer (Echo) Casual
Job Summary: Performs echocardiography, stress echo, pharmacological stress testing echocardiograms, and TEE echocardiograms. Must be able to work effectively with area cardiologists. Also, will assist in performing EKGs and stress EKGs, as needed.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduate of accredited school of ultrasound with Registry in echocardiography and/or an intern student graduating within three (3) months; BLS certification.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: One (1) year experience in all acute care diagnostic echo procedures preferred. ACLS certification preferred. Experience in cardiac stress testing and TEE. Must have excellent communication skills with staff and physicians; able to work independently and as a team.
Working Conditions: Casual Echo Techs must be either work or be available one weekend 24-hour rotation each month. Must share on-call weekend coverage on a rotational basis to cover all weekends. Potentially exposed to infectious disease.
Physical Requirements: Constantly sit, see/visual acuity, talk/hear, lift/carry 50+ lbs. Frequently stand, walk, reach, push/pull, handle/grasp/feel, bend/twist, stoop/kneel/crouch.