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Cardiac Echo Technologist

Plymouth, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth Category: Cardiology Job ID: JR45360 Date posted: 06/19/2024
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Job Type: Per Diem

Time Type: Part time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Per Diem, Based on department needs including Day, Evenings and Weekends

Job Description:

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Performs transthoracic, transesophageal, Stress Echo and proficient with echo contrast enhancement and Strain.
  • Utilizes knowledge of cardiac anatomy and physiology to optimize studies. Performs Cardiac echo studies in accordance with the Inter societal Accreditation Commission’s standards and guidelines for Echocardiography
  • Prepares patient for all exams.
  • Enters preliminary technical findings into McKesson CPACS Echo report to be viewed by the interpreting physician
  • Maintains department records and Secures PHI in accordance with hospital policy and procedures.
  • Orders supplies.
  • Assists with scheduling.
  • Prepares patient room and maintains room and equipmentcleanliness in accordance with manufacturer recommendations andInfection preventionhospital policies.
  • Ability to perform mobile echocardiography.

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Experience/Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Extensive knowledge of cardiac anatomy and physiology.
  • Experienced in Transthoracic(M-mode, 2-D and 3D echocardiography, Strain, Stress Echo, Transesophageal Echo and Contrast Enhancement procedures.
  • Able to use Philips or other comparable ultrasound equipment
  • Ability to assist in performance of Echocardiography procedures.

Education Required

  • Written and verbal English skills at a 12th grade level.
  • Formal echocardiography program with minimum of 2 years of combined didactic and scanning experience.
  • Must document at least 15 hours of CME’s of echocardiography-related CME over a period of 3 years and CME’s must be earned within the 3-year period prior to submission to the accrediting body. CEU’s may be Category 1 AMA or other approved non-category 1 credit including those credits as approved by organizations such as ASE, SDMS, ARRT, or CCS that have content specific to echocardiography.

Registration/Certification

  • Registered diagnostic sonographer credentialed in accordance with the IAC (Inter societal Accreditation Commission)
  • BLS-American Heart Association 

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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Why join Beth Israel Lahey Health?

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

At Beth Israel Lahey Health, we see you for all that you are – your experience and your dreams. Explore our open opportunities and find out why so many have already chosen to join our team.

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