Company: University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC of El Pa
Location: El Paso
Posted on: January 11, 2022
Job Description: The Echocardiography Technician performs
echocardiography examinations for subsequent evaluation and
interpretation by a physician. Assists in the coordination of the
scheduling of tests and procedures in the non-invasive areas.
Operates the Diagnostic ECG/Echocardiography equipment; Performs
studies to include: Echocardiograms 2-D, M-Mode, Doppler, contrast,
stress echo, and transesophageal. Provides care to patients of
varying ages and age-related needs. Required Skills: Educated on
and compliant with HIPAA regulations; maintains strict
confidentiality of patient information. Knowledgeable with
Infection Control Standard Precautions and OSHA standards for
healthcare professional Ability to wear personal protective
equipment (face mask, goggles, latex/non-latex gloves) as needed.
Must be mature and responsible, able to use initiative and
independent judgment when necessary, and capable of working without
supervision within guidelines established by the supervisor.
Thorough knowledge of all phases of Echocardiography, EKG, and
other special cardiac diagnostic equipment. Technically competent
in tasks within the scope of practice of an Echocardiography
Technician. Knowledge of ultrasound techniques should be thorough.
Possesses effective oral and written communication skills.
Knowledgeable of English grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
Possesses effective interpersonal relationship skills. Ability to
work effectively within role and with other team members. Ability
to read and comprehend English at a level necessary to follow
written and oral instructions and safety precautions. Ability to
organize and complete work in a timely manner. Ability to
understand medical/surgical Terminology Ability to perform basic
computer keyboard skills. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
Required Experience: Work Experience One year of experience as
Echocardiography Tech preferred. License/Registration/Certification
Registered with American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
(ARDMS) or Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or
Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) preferred. Must be certified
or registered within six months of employment. Current CPR
Education and Training High School diploma or equivalent required.
Completion of an electrocardiography course required. Graduate of
an accredited Diagnostic Sonography School or Associate of Applied
Science in Cardiovascular Technology or Associate of Applied
Sciences in Ultrasound preferred.
Keywords: University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC of El Pa, El Paso , Echocardiography Technician, Professions , El Paso, Texas
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