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Cleveland Clinic ECHO TECHNICIAN REGISTERED in Vero Beach, Florida

Job ID: 10963

Job Profile Summary:

Performs all aspects of Echocardiographic ultrasound testing.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs echocardiograms, stress test, stress echoes, and Dobutamine stress echo.

  • Assists cardiologist with transesophageal echocardiograms.

  • Consults with cardiologist for interpretation of test results. Maintains records of testing fordocumentation.

  • Provides daily account of patient's charge requisition with appropriate ICD9 codes.

  • Provides training and acts as a resource for echocardiogram students, residents andphysicians.

  • Provides testing for add-on emergency patients.

  • Maintains complete and up-to-date documentation and files at all times, including productsand service quotes.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Graduation from two (2) year cardiovascular technologist program. Strong interpersonal skillsto interact effectively with patients, families, physicians and other health care worker.

  • Ability to empathize with patients and families.

Certifications:

  • Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) or Registered Cardiovascular Technologist (RCVT),RDCMS eligible.

Complexity of Work:

  • All employees are expected to meet the standards of performance outlined in theOrganizational-Wide Competencies listed below as applied to the position:

  • World Class Service Orientation: Includes attitude, behavior, interpersonal skill, and problemsolving that enable an employee to respond to internal and external customer needs andexpectations in a positive manner.

  • Adaptability: Includes teamwork and flexibility needed to fulfill job responsibilities includingadapting to changes in work environment and accepting supervisory feedback.

  • Efficiency and Effectiveness: Includes quantity and quality of desired work, as well asorganization skills necessary to perform successfully.

  • Essential Job Requirements: Includes adherence to all relevant policies, procedures, andguidelines affecting the work environment, including maintenance of required competenciesand communication skills.

  • Supervisory Responsibilities (if applicable): Includes overall accountability for assigned workgroup relative to operational goals, personnel requirements, and budgetary constraints.

  • Note: The above stated duties are intended to outline those functions typically performed byindividuals assigned to this classification.

  • This description of duties is not intended to be all inclusive nor to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility.

Work Experience:

  • 5 years experience in echo and vascular ultrasound exp. preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Interact with patients, families, physicians and other health care workers.

  • Good hand coordination for positioning of probe and equipment.

  • Good vision to analyze computer screens and VCR recordings to diagnose test results.

  • Use good judgment in stressful emergency situations.

  • Adequate mathematics skills to maintain accurate record and report.

  • Physical Duties: Moderate lifting and positioning of patients.

  • Moderate pushing and pulling of equipment.

  • Working Conditions: 100% air-conditioned.

  • Moderate risk of exposure to blood or air-borne pathogens

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required forprocedures.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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