CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The statements described here are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be constructed as an all-inclusive list of all responsibilities and duties. Other duties may be assigned.
If certified in Cardiac: Perform all non-invasive imaging procedures in Cardiac Graphics including, but not limited to echocardiograms, TEE’s, TTE’s, stress echo, structure heart program imaging, etc.
If certified in Vascular: Perform all non-invasive imaging procedures in Vascular Laboratories including, but limited to upper/lower venous duplexes, arterial duplexes, dialysis graphs, venous insufficiencies, pulse volume recordings, ankle brachial index, etc.
Performs proper billing of procedures and prioritize patient scheduling.
Coordinates and prioritizes patient scheduling in order to insure procedure completion in a timely fashion.
Prior to testing, obtains information for specific procedures to be performed, answer pertinent questions to patients concerning procedures and are courteous to patients and their families 100% of the time
Performs all non-invasive imaging procedures within established guidelines and timeframes
Notifies appropriate medical staff if images appear to variate from normal images as appropriate
Documents procedure performed within patient chart to inform the physician that the test has been completed
Calculates and measures cardiovascular structures from procedure data in order to aid the physician in interpreting results and achieving a diagnosis
Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of the equipment, procedure rooms and work areas of the Cardiac Graphics and Vascular Laboratories
Completes accurate documentation through EPIC to ensure proper billing.
Maintains the confidentiality of the patient and unit information, without infraction, as monitored by supervision.
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:
High School Diploma or Equivalent OR Graduate of Cardiac Ultrasound Program AND Must Possess one of the Appropriate Certifications at time of Hire
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