Odessa Regional Medical Center
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Vascular/Cardiac Echo Technician PRN
at Odessa Regional Medical Center
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 7037
: Participates in Performance Improvement activities. Provides service to age range from neonate to geriatrics. Performs diagnostic testing on both inpatient and outpatient basis to include 2 D/M Mode to Doppler, transesophageal echocardiograms (TEE), stress testing, arterial doppler, venous dopplers, Pharmocologic echo/nuclear studies, contrast echo ?s, cardiac stress testing, EKG ?s, Holter monitoring/scanning on all ages and EEG Studies. Assists physician in the performance of exercise stress testing (all modalities from initial hookup through recovery phase of testing),,and will identify and document ectopic rhythms observed during testing. Has the jnowledge or will to learn to perform all aspects of holter monitoring from initial hookup though scanning and generation of reports. Serves as a liaison between patients, interpreting physicians (Cardiologists) and referring physicians; explains testing procedures to patient; ensures that emergent exam results are relayed promptly to the appropriate physician or medical floor. Call is required and must be able to respond to the hospital within 30 mins.Regulatory Requirements: ? High school graduate; Associates degree is preferred, but not required. ? Successful EKG Interpretation course completion ? Prefer specific experience and training in Ultrasound. ? Current BCLS certification ? Successful completion of basic cardiac orientation ? Stroke training- Recommended ? Successful Chest Pain - RecommendedLanguage Skills: ? Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. ? Additional languages preferred. ? Moderate written and verbal skills.Skills: ? Basic computer knowledge. ? Ability to perform EKG Holter monitors, Event Monitors, TEE ?S, pediatric echo. adult echo , Stress Test. Stress echo, stress echocardiograms , venous ultrasound ,arterial ultrasound and carotid ultrasoundPhysical Demands: ? For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising client care.Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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