UnityPoint Health

Echocardiogram Technician

Requisition ID
2022-111324
Category
Medical Imaging and Radiology - Non-Nursing
Location
US-IA-Sioux City
Address
2720 Stone Park Blvd
Affiliate
7520 UnityPoint Heath SC St Lukes
City
Sioux City
Department
Cardiology Non-Invasive- SLRMC
State
IA
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
40 hour work week
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

UnityPoint-St Luke's Hospital

Full-Time

40 hrs/wk

 

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.

 

$7,500.00 Sign on bonus!

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

 

    Hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work at https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org.

Responsibilities

Key Accountability

  • 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.

Qualifications

 

Minimum Requirements

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.

Education:

 

 

 

Graduate of ARDMS approved school in Echocardiography or Peripheral Vascular

 

 

 

Experience:

 

 

 

 

1 to 2 years Based on training, skills and or experience.

 

 

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

 

 

 

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.

BCLS

 

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

 

 

 

Appropriate/effective use of Audix/email communication. Use of PhilipsIE, CX-50 and Viasys Vasoguard Systems. Use of PAC’s systems and EPIC

 

 

Other:

 

 

 

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

 

 

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