UnityPoint Health Echocardiogram Technician in Sioux City, Iowa
UnityPoint-St Luke's Hospital
The Echocardiogram Technician is responsible for performing ultrasound studies which include explaining procedures, inputting demographics, patient hook-up, obtaining M-Mode, Doppler, color flow images as ordered, perform calculations and organize data for physicians. Stress testing.
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Performs non-invasive cardiac studies which includes explaining procedure, , inputting demographics, patient hook-up for echo, perform calculations, load study on PACS, and organize data for physicians.
Assure that patients have been weighed, vital signs taken, medications listed and assessment sheet are completed on patients prior to physician seeing them.
Perform cardiac stress testing per protocol which includes explaining procedure, completing permits, prepping and ECG hook-up, treadmill demonstration, operating treadmill during procedure, monitoring blood pressure and pulse, observing and assessing patient post exercise, completing treadmill forms and documentation. Templating in Apollo reporting system.
Perform contrast as ordered.
Attends all required accreditation meetings.
Restock and order supplies utilized in clinical area.
Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.
Preferred or Specialized
Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.
Graduate of ARDMS approved school in Echocardiography or Peripheral Vascular
1 to 2 years Based on training, skills and or experience.
Certification/Registration: American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, Registered in Echocardiography or Peripheral Vascular Technology
Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
Appropriate/effective use of Audix/email communication. Use of PhilipsIE, CX-50 and Viasys Vasoguard Systems. Use of PAC’s systems and EPIC
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.
Requisition ID: 2022-111324
Street: 2720 Stone Park Blvd
Name: 7520 UnityPoint Heath SC St Lukes
Name: Cardiology Non-Invasive- SLRMC
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: 40 hour work week
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org