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Echo Technologist - Days - Rio Grande City

Company: DHR Health
Location: Rio Grande City
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

Description Position at DHR Health **** This position will be located in Rio Grande City****POSITION SUMMARY:Responsible for performing all assigned diagnostic echocardiograms and in a timely manner. Performs procedures according to physician's orders in the patient's chart or per prescription on outpatients. As a member of the care team, the Echo Technologist is responsible for working collaboratively with other members to assure the safe and accurate delivery of patient care. POSITION EDUCATION/ QUALIFICATIONS:Graduate of a Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program, Cardiovascular Technology Program or Radiology Program that is accredited.RDCS or RCS recommendedRVT certification is required;BLS and/or CPR certification required.Good written and verbal communication skills required. Bilingual - English/Spanish preferred.Ability to read, write and speak English required.Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of patients, management and physiciansJOB KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:Two (2) years experience in a healthcare setting as a Vascular Technologist or Echo Tech.Must have a comprehensive knowledge in anatomy and pathology.POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:Present images and preliminary findings to physicians and the healthcare team.Must have excellent customer service skills.Requires good communication and organizational skills.Requires reasoning ability and good independent judgmentResponsible for performing accreditation standard procedures in a timely manner.Prepares necessary supplies and equipment for scheduled procedures.Performs necessary quality control on equipment.Responsible for the care and cleanliness of equipment, supplies, and work area.Performs all echo procedures as per procedure protocolsPerforms at a proficient level, all tasks within the specialty area.Accurately comprehends and interprets verbal orders and directions.Able to perform the necessary functions on the facility's computer system.Completes accurate documentation on patient records according to policy.Documents all pertinent patient information on worksheets for physician to interpret.Ensures exams are verified and completed for charging on Echo PACS systems.Demonstrates accuracy, and the ability to closely follow established procedures.Must be able to be sensitive to cultural and bilingual issues.Must project a professional image. Ability to recognize abnormal EKG's and report findings immediately to the referring physician.Able to lift and position patients for procedures as needed.Ability to move imaging system to needed areas of the department.Maintain equipment and procedure competencies.Other duties as assigned

Keywords: DHR Health, Mission , Echo Technologist - Days - Rio Grande City, Other , Rio Grande City, Texas

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