Echo Tech PRN in Roxboro, NC at Person Memorial Hospital

Date Posted: 11/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Person Memorial Hospital

Performs various imaging procedures in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice. Operates Echocardiographic equipment to produce radiological images of patients' body for diagnostic purposes, as directed by a Radiologist.

  • Reviews patient history and physician's orders. 
  • Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.
  • When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice.
  • Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.
  • Prepares equipment and supplies. 
  • Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. 
  • Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.
  • Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). 
  • Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. 
  • Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure. 
  • Enters, transmits and reports scan results

Job Requirements

Education Requirements/Preferences 

Completion of a two-year Allied Health degree and successful completion of a 12-month CAAHEP approved School of Ultrasound Technology, or Cardiovascular Technology, or equivalent education. Work requires sufficient education/training to acquire American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) certification in cardiac ultrasound, Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS), or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS). 

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