GENERAL SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Physician Director and Adminstrator of Cardiology, performs Echocardiographic testing. Ensures quality and safe delivery of care to patients of all ages.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Performs all echocardiographic tests. Instructs patient on the procedure; obtains relevant information from the patient and available clinical records. Attaches electrodes according to established procedures; operates the echocardiograph machine in order to obtain test results.
2.Differentiates artifacts from anatomic/pathologic structures and adjusts equipment accordingly; recognizes the significance of all structures that are visualized. Measures the appropriate echocardiogram structures as indicated. Refers all problems to supervisor or Cardiologist immediately.
3.Maintains all patient records; forwards copies of reports to appropriate units for inclusion in patient records.
4. Ensures that the work area is clean and supplied and that all equipment is checked and functioning.
5. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of techniques and advances in the field of echocardiography.
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:
1. The level of knowledge ordinarily acquired through completion of advanced training obrained during a period of
intensive preparation outside of school for the performance of non-invasive cardiovascular testing or Ultrasound
Technologies, equivalent to an Associateï¿½s Degree.
2. Minimum of six months of experience in EKG and training in non-invasive cardiovascular diagnostic ultrasound
1. Patient care environment and exposure to various patient elements.
2. Moderate walking and standing, lifting and positioning of patients in difficult work positions, pushing of moderately heavy equipment. Concentrated attention required during testing.
Primary Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Facility: Saint Vincent Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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Internal Number: 2005041284
About Saint Vincent Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.