Echocardiography Technician I, PRN/Registry, EKG, St Joseph Medical Center, Joliet
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Requisition ID: 59938
Location: Presence St Joseph Med Joliet
Location Address: 333 Madison Street, Joliet, IL 60435-8200 United States (US)
Daily Hours: 8 Standard Hours: 0 Employment Status: PRN / Registry Employment Type: Regular Shift: Day FLSA: N
The Echocardiography Technician I is responsible for performing all types of echocardiographic procedures including 2D/Mode, Doppler, Stress Echo, Holter monitoring, etc. in accordance with established Presence Health guidelines and protocols.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Educates patients and family in the purpose, process, and type of test being administered.
Evaluates patient prior to performing tests by reviewing patient medical history; noting past/present illnesses, diagnosis, and medication; checking patient's chart to confirm physician's orders and noting current medication, allergies, etc.
Performs ultrasound venous and arterial peripheral vascular imaging studies and records data on videotape.
Performs venous Doppler and impedance plethysmography and arterial limb pressures, volume pressure recordings and measurements.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High School diploma or equivalent required. Training from college course or accredited program preferred. One year of experience in cardiology and/or ultrasound technology preferred.
Language and/or Computer Skills
Ability to speak and write English to the extent necessary for safe and efficient performance of the job.
Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information. Knowledge of word processing software. Meditech experience preferred.