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ECHOCARDIOGRAPHER TRAINEE, CARDIOLOGY SERVICES

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Schedule: 8 HR DAY
Facility: MAIN CAMPUS
Date Posted: Jul 19, 2024

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Description

Location: Main Campus
Department: CARDIOLOGY SERVICES
Schedule: Full Time, 8 HR Day Shift, 8

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Echocardiographer trainee functions as a healthcare provider who, working under the delegated authority of the supervising physician and staff sonographer, serves as a medical imaging professional providing clinically relevant information to assist the physician with the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Trains to perform a variety of duties in performing ultrasound imaging. Performs initial interpretation and evaluation of procedure. Maintains standards of quality. Assists the cardiac sonographers in performing cardiac studies or interventional procedures. Operates ultrasound equipment, prepares scanning room, equipment, supplies and medications. Provides patient services using imaging modalities. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES 

  • The applicant must have one of the following: a diploma, associate, or baccalaureate academic program in health science, cardiovascular technology, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy, surgical technology, occupational/physical therapy, or nursing. 
  • Upon completion of one year full-time or full-time equivalent work experience in cardiac ultrasound, with a minimum of 600 cardiac ultrasound studies* in their career, which is defined as work experience and/or clinical experience gained during a formal educational program. 
WORKING CONDITIONS - ADA INFORMATION 

Identify the working conditions and physical demands that relate directly to the essential job duties and responsibilities to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Describe the type, intensity (how much), frequency (how often), and duration (how long) of physical or mental capabilities required. Consider the following: • Environment, such as an office or outdoors. • Exposures encountered, such as hazardous materials, loud noise, or extreme heat/cold. • Essential physical requirements, such as climbing, standing, stooping, or typing. • Physical effort/lifting, such as sedentary - up to 10 pounds; light - up to 20 pounds; medium - up to 50 pounds; heavy - over 50 pounds. • Indicate if required to work weekends, nights, or be on-call as a regular part of the job. • Travel requirements. • Emergency staff designations. 



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