Performs optimal quality echocardiographic studies on adult patients with known and/ or suspected cardiac anomalies. These studies include the following modalities: M-mode, 2-Dimensional Echocardiography, Color Doppler and Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE). Technician must be versatile in ability to perform cross-training in additional cardiology procedures such as EKG’s.
Accountabilities:1. To perform optimal quality echocardiographic studies on adult patients with known or suspected cardiac anomalies. Responsible for non-clinical departmental duties. Works well with ancillary departments (cardiac cath lab, ED, surgery, nursing floors, etc.) Participates in professional development and contribution to a CQI atmosphere.
Completion and certification from an AMA approved program in Cardiovascular technology, which includes echocardiography.
Must be registered by ARDMS or CCI or eligible.