• Imager Echo

    Location US-GA-Decatur
    Employee Type
    PRN
    Department
    107110 - Echo Department
    Shift
    Other
    Other Shift
    Every other weekend (Saturday & Sunday) On Call and Some Holidays
    Days of the Week for Employee
    Must be flexible
    Other Days of the Week
    on call shifts
    Street
    2701 North Decatur Road
    Posted on Monster
    No
  • Responsibilities

     

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    • Looking for a qualified Echo tech available to work every Friday and every other weekend (Saturday and Sunday) at minimum.  Occasional On-call may be required.
    • The purpose of this role is to perform routine and/or specialized cardiac ultrasound exams.
    • Acquires/analyzes data using diagnostic medical ultrasound and related technologies providing calculations/data for medical staff interpretations.
    • Provides patient care, treatment, and services within the scope of their license, certification, registration, and/or assessed competencies.
    • Practice will be in accordance with laws and regulations and will adhere to established policies, procedures and practice guidelines.

     JOB RESPONSIBILTIES:

    • Directs and guides patient teaching activities while maintaining standards of professional practice.
    • Collaboration and teamwork with personnel to provide high quality patient care.Selects equipment for use in ultrasound setup according to specifications of examination.
    • Performs Doppler studies on cardiac patients.
    • Determines and documents the presence, location and severity or absence of cardiac disease.
    • Provides a quantitative comparison for evaluation of the stability, improvement, and deterioration of cardiac disease.
    • Communicates results to Cardiologist and responds to questions and concerns.
    • Organizes time, supplies, and equipment efficiently and effectively.
    • Participates in professional organizations and activities, which promote growth and development
    • Participates in continuous quality improvement teams and activities.
    • Participates in supporting the organization’s vision, mission and values and adheres to DeKalb Medical Standards of Behavior.
    • Performs other duties as assigned to meet the goals and objectives of DeKalb Medical.

     

    Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    Minimum Education - Experience and/or Certification Required:

    • High school graduate.
    • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience and formal training from an accredited school.
    • BLS certification.

    Licensure Required:

    • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS), Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) or registry eligible (applicable to new graduates). New graduates have 1 year from date of hire to become fully registered.

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Ability to work within a team environment
    • Ability to remain calm and provide excellent service even in stressful situations and in dealing with a variety of diverse people.
    • Requires good organizational skills and the ability to solve operational problems and establish priorities effectively
    • Must be able to work with speed and accuracy consistently
    • Demonstrates tact, versatility, and dependability.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively by speaking clearly and distinctly in English
    • Ability to use a computer and specified Information systems
    • Ability to be self directed and capable of independent follow-up after orientation with preceptor
    • Ability to monitor the patient’s condition and respond accordingly
    • Ability to make accurate decisions and responds instantaneously in emergency situations to include initiation of CPR
    • Good written and oral communication skills
    • Maintains good working knowledge of procedures and equipment
    • Ability to manipulate heavy equipment as required
    • Performs skills and competencies as defined in orientation checklist and annual departmental competency checklist if applicable.
    • Demonstrates and maintains competencies specific to patient population served.

     

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

    Reports to: Echo Supervisor

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