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Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Technologist I (Echo)

UNC Health Care
United States, North Carolina, Hendersonville
March 16, 2024
Job Description

Description

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Summary:
Using cardiovascular imaging equipment and standards, the Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Technologist prepares and performs non-invasive diagnostic procedures and tests used to acquire and analyze patient diagnostic data under close-to-moderate supervision. By interviewing and preparing patients with in-depth understanding of the equipment and procedures, this role ensures effective, safe use of this equipment and drives optimal care outcomes.

Responsibilities:
*Performs and reports results of non-invasive echocardiographic diagnostic procedures.
*Ensures positive patient identification. Promotes a safe, clean and secure hospital environment for all, including the application of standard precautions and principles of infection control.
*Reads, comprehends and transcribes imaging order, engaging with physician when order is unclear, complex or warrants deeper review.
*Interviews patients to understand risk factors and prior medical history components that may warrant a more in-depth examination for safety.
*Selects appropriate scanning protocols and imaging parameters using extensive knowledge of human anatomy, pathology and the capabilities/limitations of both imaging hardware and specific imaging sequences.
*Measure, evaluate and record gradients using pressure measurements recorded with Doppler ultrasound system.
*Review and chart record of care into electronic medical records (EMR) systems.

Other information:
QUALIFICATIONS
Required
*Registered as a Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS, RDCS) through CCI or ARDMS.
*Education or graduation from an accredited cardiovascular sonography program.
*BLS certification
*Experience using electronic medical records (EMR) tools
Preferred
*Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT, RVS)
*Experience with EPIC and CV-Synapse EMR tools


Job Details

Legal Employer: Pardee - HCHC

Entity: Pardee UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: Cardiovascular Diagnostics

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 8.00

Work Assignment Type: Onsite

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: PARDEEHOSP

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

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