Community Health Systems Echo/Vascular Technologist in Waukegan, Illinois

Description:

Performs diagnostic tests that use sound wave imaging to assist in the diagnosis & treatment of vein & artery disorders; as well as cardiac-related conditions. Specific responsibilities include

Documenting findings and coordinating results with radiologists. Maintaining acceptable standards for radiologist s interpretation, as well as accurate documentation of results, called reports & statistics.

Maintaining ultrasound equipment, which includes troubleshooting ultrasound equipment when appropriate, and coordinating with Clinical Engineering for repairs and maintenance as needed.

Assisting physicians with biopsies and semi-surgical procedures. Responding to physician request to perform bedside procedures. Maintaining a sterile environment and knowledge of appropriate supplies used.

Qualifications

Graduate of an approved program of echocardiography and vascular technology/sonography, non-invasive cardiovascular technology or equivalent education and training.

  • Vascular Certification through Cardiac Credentialing International (CCI) or registration through ARDMS

  • Must be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge and skill in the performance of trans-thoracic contrast echocardiograms.

  • Experience in placing intravenous lines and administration of IV medications is desirable.

  • Experience in EKG interpretation and cardiac and vascular stress testing is preferred.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

  • Outstanding record in patient satisfaction

Job: Cardiovascular

Organization: Vista Medical Center East

Location: IL-Waukegan

Requisition ID: 1821700