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Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Technologist I (Echo)

Job ID: 115001
Location: Brevard, NC
Facility/Division: Pardee UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

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)
• Degree in Allied Health field
• Experience with EPIC and CV-Synapse EMR tools


Job Details

Legal Employer: Pardee - HCHC

Entity: Pardee UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: Pardee Cardiology Brevard

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Assignment Type: Onsite

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: PARD PT

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


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