Cardiovascular Lab Technician
Company: Atrium Health
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Job SummaryPerforms cardiac ultrasound studies including 2D,
M-Mode, pulsed and color flow, stress echo in a physician office or
hospital setting.Essential Functions Performs diagnostic
echocardiograms and stress echo procedures as ordered by
physicians. Records quality information while performing
echocardiographic imaging and following procedural guidelines and
protocols. Explains procedures and possible side effects to the
patient or family members. Confirms all physician requests and
evaluates patients' clinical history for proper clinical indicators
and possible contraindications for procedure requested.
Collaborates with physician to ensure quality patient care.
Operates equipment used to perform echocardiograms. Maintains
patient medical records. Organizes 3 stages involved in the
reporting process: study completion, physician interpretation and
final report. Submits final reports to appropriate nursing unit,
physician office or medical records as requested. Performs portable
diagnostic echocardiograms. Takes call, works weekends and rotates
holidays as neededPhysical RequirementsInvolves exposure to
infectious/contagious diseases and hazardous materials. Environment
is climate controlled. Light to moderate physical requirements with
frequent walking, standing, stooping and reaching. Lifting of up to
200 pounds of weight with assistance. Pushing and pulling of up to
450 poundsEducation, Experience and CertificationsHigh School
Diploma or GED required. Completion of a cardiac ultrasound
training program required. Completion of certification or registry
in Echocardiography (RDCS) required within 1 year of employment.
Keywords: Atrium Health, Macon , Cardiovascular Lab Technician, Professions , Milledgeville, Georgia
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