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Echovascular Technician

Posted on Jan 14, 2019 by Parrish Medical Center

Titusville, FL 32783
Health Care
10 Jan 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time
General Description:
Under the supervision of the Echocardiovascular Supervisor performs and monitors all non-invasive vascular and cardiac imaging studies along with invasive echocardiographic procedures.
Performs patient assessments, acquires and analyses data, and provides a summary of findings to the interpreting physician.
Produces high quality diagnostic information to optimize patient care.
Key Responsibilities: - Competent in performing patient assessment and evaluation including the gathering of relevant information regarding the patient's past and present health status prior to initiation of studies and procedures.
Performs necessary support functions utilizing knowledge and understanding of the disease process while maintaining principles of infection control and safety.
- Competent in performing and teaching others non-invasive vascular ultrasound procedures based on established standards.
Includes extracranial cerebrovascular, peripheral arterial, peripheral venous studies and other vascular studies as ordered.
Demonstrates competency in all procedures within the scope of practice, as appropriate for all ages of patients served.
- Competent in performing and teaching others non-invasive and invasive echocardiographic procedures based on established standards.
Includes echocardiogram, stress echocardiogram with and without medications, transesophageal echocardiograms, and other echocardiographic studies as ordered.
Demonstrates competency in all procedures within the scope of practice, as appropriate for all ages of patients served.
- Competent in providing evaluation of examination results including written and/or oral summaries of preliminary findings to the interpreting physician.
Recognizes the need for urgent reporting of critical results and takes appropriate action.
Formal

Education:

- Associate's Degree, AND or other Two Year College equivalent required.
Work Experience: - 1 year to
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
- Registry Eligible
- BCLS
- Must obtain Vascular and Echocardiography Registries within 1 year of hire date.
Acceptable credentials must be awarded by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonsographers (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled Category: Healthcare , Keywords: Vascular Technologist

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