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ECHO Tech

Carle Foundation
Urbana

Job Description

5,000 sign on bonus and

$2,500 relocation (for greater than 50 miles)

for applicants with 1 or more years of experience - External Applicants only

The Echo Technologist oversees technical procedures, patient care and work flows in the echocardiography laboratory. Perform a full range of cardiac diagnostic testing. Assist performing physicians and sonographers in providing high quality echocardiographic exams.

Qualifications:
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Associates Ultrasound or Education and clinical experience to be registry eligible for credentialing body.

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) and Basic Life Support (BLS)

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Previous healthcare experience

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Positive attitude and proven willingness to assess and improve work environment. Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks while coordinating patient flow.

Essential Functions:

Performs routine and complex echocardiographic sonography imaging procedures following departmental guidelines.
Demonstrates acceptable imaging quality standards by critiquing positioning, technical factors and alignment. Reviews patient data for accuracy, quality and completeness.
Documents accurately and completely.
Cross-trains to other divisions of CV Services.
Administers contrast when needed and not contraindicated.
Completes documentation of studies performed and charges in Epic as well as complete preliminary info in Xcelera system for Physician reading.
Is included in a rotation of call thru the week and on weekends with other Team members.
Is Team minded and provides compassionate care and quality studies to our community of patients.
Performs all forms of Echo testing (Exercise Stress; Dobutamine stress; Echoes; Pediatric echoes; Tranesophageal echoes) in a timely fashion.
Seeks to advance their knowledge in all aspects of Echo with an open mind to constructive learning and teaching.

Employment Type

Full - Time

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