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Echo Tech -Heart Clinic Arkansas-Kanis - Full Time Days

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   6/7/2017
Job Title: 
Echo Tech -Heart Clinic Arkansas-Kanis - Full Time Days
Job Category:   Clinical:Cardiac/Catheter/Perfusion/EKG/EP Lab
Location:   Little Rock
Arkansas
 
Job Description:   **Echo Tech -Heart Clinic Arkansas-Kanis - Full Time Days** **Description** JOB SUMMARY : Performs all diagnostic cardiovascular ultrasound testing including M-Mode, two dimensional, color flow mapping, cardiac doppler, echo stress testing, transesophageal echo, stress testing, EKG, and Holter application. Supervises all technical aspects of cardiac ultrasound. 1. Performs Cardiovascular Ultrasound Procedures Provides patient/ family with information regarding procedure. Correctly prepares patient for ultrasound procedures Demonstrates ability to correctly perform: a. M-Mode, 2-D, color flow doppler. b. Stress echo, stress test and pharmaceutical stress testing. c. Transesophageal echo. Recognizes and promptly reports significant finding to physician. At the direction of the physician and after appropriate training, administers parenteral contrast agents and oral/parental pharmaceutical agents. 2. Maintains Equipment and Supplies Evaluates equipment for safety, troubleshoots problems and promptly reports malfunctions. Maintains echo equipment Demonstrates conservative use of supplies. 3 . Communication Interacts with customers in a friendly and professional manner. Facilitates scheduling of sufficient personnel for efficient clinic activities. Coordinates services between physicians, hospitals, clinics and outreach services. Contributes to a congenial work environment. Serves as preceptor in training CV ultrasound technicians. 4. Clerical Accurately prepares monthly reports for productivity. Maintains accurate log of echo procedures performed. Correctly charges for procedures performed. 5. Management Assist with the development and update of policy and procedure manual, Assist Cardiovascular Administrator with capital budget. Participates in in services and continuing education programs to advance knowledge of echo testing. Provides learning opportunities for participants in outreach program. 6. Self-Improvement Attends in - service programs. Yearly obtains 10 CME hours. **Qualifications** MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : Education: Minimum of two years college with emphasis in medical sciences and mathematics. Meets minimal qualifications for eligibility for registration as an Echocardiographic Technician. Verifiable completion of 18 contact hours of in-service/continuing education in clinical Echocardiography; Registered as a Echocardiographic Technologist. Experience : Must be ARDMS registered within one (1) year of hire date and must be registered in Vascular technology within two (2) years. Physical Requirements : Requires repetitive movements and lifting, in excess of 100 pounds, reaching, pulling, pushing, standing and hand-eye coordination. Skills : Knowledge of all non-invasive cardiovascular testing; working knowledge of physics as applied to ultrasound, cardiovascular and thoracic anatomy, equipment, instrumentation and peripherals for recording and display of studies performed. Ability to evaluate new cardiovascular ultrasound modality/equipment; organizational skills; excellent communications skills; ability to work with multi-disciplinary groups; ability to manage all aspects of the echo lab including personnel and necessary clerical duties. **Job** Nursing Support **Primary Location** ARKANSAS-LITTLE ROCK-HEART CLINIC ARKANSAS **Daily Schedule** Full Time **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0114220
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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