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Echo Vascular Technologist - Cardiology

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   9/21/2017
Job Title: 
Echo Vascular Technologist - Cardiology
Job Category:   Clinical:Cardiac/Catheter/Perfusion/EKG/EP Lab
Location:   The Woodlands
Texas
 
Job Description:   **Echo Vascular Technologist - Cardiology** **Description** Job Summary: Under general supervision, Echo Vascular Technologist is responsible for performing ultrasound examinations of the cerebral, peripheral, and abdominal vessels to assist physicians in the diagnosis of disorders affecting circulation in accordance with established practices and procedures. Essential Duties: * Produce two-dimensional ultrasonic recordings and Doppler flow analyses of heart and related structures, using ultrasound equipment, for use by physician in diagnosis of heart disease and study of heart. * Calculate, measure, and document appropriate values on the tests performed for review and interpretation by physicians. * Perform diagnostic carotid arterials and venous studies of upper and lower extremities and venous studies of patients with suspected peripheral vascular disease by following ICAVL guidelines. * Explain procedures to patient to obtain cooperation and reduce anxieties of patient. * Review test results with interpreting physician. * Communicate with physicians, managers, and co-workers as appropriate about changes in patient's clinical conditions while undergoing echocardiogram. * Conduct vascular laboratory studies in accordance with the vascular laboratory protocols. * Maintain the vascular laboratory quality assurance database. * May perform therapeutic procedures such as peripheral compression. * Prepare and maintain operational logs. * Ensure that all vascular laboratory studies are scheduled in an appropriate manner to satisfy the clinical situation. * Calibrate and maintain equipment and orders supplies when needed. * Perform other duties as assigned. **Qualifications** a. Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred): * Associate degree in related field preferred. * Successfully passed the Echocardiography Registry Exam required. * 2 current/valid certifications from the following list required: o Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer o Registered Cardiac Sonographer o Registered Vascular Technologist, or o Registered Vascular Sonographer Experience (required and preferred): + 1 year related experience in anEcho/Vascular Laboratory required. **Job** Cardiology (Non-Nursing) **Primary Location** TEXAS-THE WOODLANDS-WOODLANDS NORTH HOUSTON HEART **Daily Schedule** M-F 8-5pm **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** None **Req ID:** 2017-R0129627
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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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