Community Health Systems Echo/Vascular Technologist in Waukegan, Illinois
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.
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
Organization: Vista Medical Center East
Requisition ID: 1821700