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Job Description
Performs quality echocardiograms in accordance with established departmental procedures and protocols. Provides preliminary diagnostic evaluation by completing a thorough preliminary report on a PACS.  If necessary, consults with cardiologist regarding exam's results.  Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of adult echocardiology. Responsible to learn new technology and types of echo exams/procedures as required.  Shares in call rotation for weeknights, weekends, and holidays, with the ability to comply within 30-minute response time.  Performs standard office tasks: performing functions within the EMR, answering phones, cleaning equipment and stocking exam rooms.  Maintains a high commitment to quality and patient safety.  Comfortable working closely with patients and able to assist in transfer.  Works under general supervision and closely with co-workers. Able to work well independently, relying on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and assigned tasks. Typically reports to a manager.  Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
Echo is covered by call from 5pm -7am, 7 nights per week. Typical call requirements are 1 night per week and every 5th weekend.

 
 Minimum Qualifications:
Associate's degree (AA), or equivalent, from a college or technical school in Echocardiography or; experience and training necessary for designation of "Registry Eligible" in Echocardiography required.
RDMS or RCS Registration required within 6 months of hire.
BLS Required.  Current AHA Healthcare provider, American Red Cross, AHA Health Saver or KH BLS within general orientation.
 
Essential Job Functions (Physical Requirements):
Regular and predictable attendance is an essential job function.
·         On feet a minimum of 8-12 hours, depending on length of shift.
·         Frequent stooping, bending, reaching, lifting and pushing heavy equipment.
·         Read charts, monitors, equipment settings, and professional literature.
·         Communicate with patients, physicians, families and co-workers in person and on telephone in a professional manner.
·         Work with a variety of echocardiography equipment and manipulate equipment settings to optimize images.
·         Basic knowledge of computer functions.
 
 
Work Environment: 
·         Kootenai Health operates 24 hours per day each day of the year; operational needs of departments may require that you be available to work all shifts, weekends and holidays to meet the needs of the patients.
·         Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment, and can involve working in OR and interventional lab settings.
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ECHOCARDIOGRAPHER
104483
Heart Services - Echocardiology
PRN - (As Needed)
Kootenai Health
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Posted November 17, 2017

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