Echo Cardiology Technician in Gardena, CA at Avanti Hospitals

Date Posted: 9/10/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Memorial Hospital of Gardena

Job Title: Echo Cardiology Technician  

City: Gardena / State: California    

Electrocardiology

Day Shift

From 8:00 AM

To 4:30 PM

                                      


Job Description and Job Responsibilites

Job Title: Echo Cardiology Technician

Job Summary:

Performs and screens echocardiograms as well as generates all related reports.  During down time, provides routine cardiography on all age groups (from neonate to geriatric), billing, scheduling of cardiology procedures, all related clerical work, prepares transcription of EKG’s, assists physicians with treadmill procedures, performs EKG’s, holters, EEG’s, ordering and inventory of supplies.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Performs echocardiograms (echoes).

  • Demonstrates ability to detect possible abnormalities on an echo that are not considered to be normal and is able to directly notify the physician of any suspected abnormalities.

  • Performs all Cardiology procedures, to include but are not limited to, EKG’s, EEG’s, treadmills, holters.

  • Performs all aspects of office management skills, to include but not limited to, scheduling procedures, filing, billing, preparation of Cardiology reports.

  • Participates in departmental and/or hospital wide Performance Improvement program to include quality control auditing and event reporting.

  • Able to effectively communicate with the clinical team (nurses, physicians, and other related ancillaries), in order to advocate for patient safety and continuity of care.

Behavioral Standards: 

  • Exhibits customer and service oriented behaviors in every day work interactions.

  • Demonstrates a courteous and respectful attitude to internal workforce and external customers.

Communication/Knowledge:

  • Provides accurate and timely written and verbal communication of clinical information in a manner that is understood by all involved in the delivery of patient care.   

  • Able to listen, understand, problem-solve, and carry-out duties to ensure the optimal patient care outcomes.

  • Able to use IT systems in an accurate and proficient manner.

Collaboration/Teamwork:

  • Contributes toward effective, positive working relationships with internal and external colleagues.

  • Demonstrates cooperation, flexibility, reliability, and dependability in all daily work activities and a willingness to collaborate with others for the good of the customer and the organization.

Job Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • High school graduate

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Current BCLS

  • Must have completed clinical proctoring/training in an acute care setting and/or echocardiogram certification from an accredited program.

ADA/Physical Demands:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.

  • Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and may taste and smell.  The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds, with assistance. Visual abilities, auditory abilities, must be intact to perform duties.