Echocardiography Technologist Job

Full Job Title: Echocardiography Technologist

Job Number: 17008740

Facility: SSM Health St. Francis Hospital - Maryville

Location: Maryville, MO

Schedule: Occasional/Subs, Days

Hours: 7am - 3pm

Description

Role Purpose:

The Echocardiography Technician performs diagnostic radiology and/or ultrasound procedures utilizing appropriate technical factors, clinical protocols and radiation safety measures in the Imaging Department, Surgery, Emergency Room and in-patient rooms.
Responsibilities:
    • Demonstrates the philosophy and values of SSM Health Care. Performs all duties according to entity policies and procedures.
    • Performs Echocardiograms, stress echos, and docutamine stress echos according to protocol set by the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)
    • Demonstrates above average knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and disease states as it pertains to ultrasound.
    • Knowledge of the significance of ultrasound findings and the ability to make accurate preliminary reports to the reading physician.
    • Ability to operate equipment to obtain ultrasound images of designated structures as ordered by physicians or set forth in established department procedures.
    • Assists physicians in rendering medical diagnosis by producing high quality images. Assists the physician in performing invasive ultrasound procedures.
    • Obtains and reviews patient's history, physical examination information and supporting clinical data to facilitate diagnostic results.
    • Provides physician with a written summary of findings and technical factors encountered. Enters and ensures exams are charges appropriately.
    • Transports patients to and from department.
    • Performs limited preventative maintenance of equipment.
    • High level of interpersonal /communication skill is required in order to effectively relate to department personnel, physicians, health care staff, clients, patients, and their families.
    Qualifications
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Graduate of approved Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program
    • Current ARDMS registry or CCI registry for Adult Echo

    • 3 months - 1 year experience

    • Demonstrates competence performing adult echocardiograms.

About SSM Health St. Francis Hospital – Maryville

SSM Health St. Francis Hospital – Maryville is an 81-bed full-service, fully-accredited healthcare organization providing medical care to the residents of Northwest Missouri. As a rural hospital, St. Francis offers emergency, maternity, behavioral health, inpatient, and outpatient services to meet the needs of our community.

SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »


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