Performs cardiac echocardiogram, stress echocardiograms and Dobutamine stress echoes for non-invasive diagnosis of heart disease and assists Cardiologists with Transesophageal echocardiograms for invasive diagnosis of heart disease. Performs the clerical duties related to echo for documentation and record keeping. Obtains pertinent information from the patient and chart to enable a thorough exam. Performs a variety of arterial studies independently for the purpose of determining vascular viability in the upper and lower extremities and prepares results of the studies with necessary calculations and documentation. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development to provide care for Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent and Geriatric patient in the noninvasive Echo/PV lab. Has skills necessary to provide care for these age groups according to Echo/PV lab policies and procedures. Enters patient charges correctly and timely.
High school diploma
Registry eligible with Adult echo specialty
At least two years experience with M-Mode, 2-D, Doppler, Stress Echo and TEE procedures preferred
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.
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.