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Covenant Healthcare ECHO TECH CARDIO in Saginaw, Michigan

divbspanCovenant HealthCare /span/bbspanUS:MI:SAGINAW/span/bbspanVARIABLE SHIFT/span/bbspanOCCASIONAL/span/bbSummary:br/bbspanThe Registered Echocardiogram Technologist demonstrates excellent customer service performance in that his/her attitude and actions are at all times consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission and Values of Covenant. This individual is responsible for producing high quality echocardiograms, assisting with stress testing procedures, and performing vascular testing as required by the department. This person also operates several different types of machines and computers; provides a safe and comfortable environment for patients; communicates effectively with physicians about testing procedures, views obtained, other views the physician may require, or any problems with testing procedure. /span/bb/bbResponsibilities:br/bbspanContributes to organization success targets for net operating margin. /span/bbspanM/spanspanodels Covenant's Mission, Vision and Values of keeping our commitment to Extraordinary Care for Every Generation. /span/bbspanHas clinical and social contact with patients, primarily adult, and is able to appropriately assess, care for and treat them according to the guidelines as defined by Covenant HealthCare. /span/bbspanDemonstrates excellent customer service. /span/bbspanPerform other vascular testing as required. /span/bbspanPerforms two-dimensional echocardiograms with all views requested by physicians /span/bbspanPerforms color flow and Doppler as routine extensions of the echocardiogram unless instructed differently by the physician /span/bbspanPerforms stress echo testing and pharmacological stress echo testing /span/bbspanConfers with physician about abnormalities found during testing procedures /span/bbspanCompletes all paperwork and billing required on all testing procedures for charts, files and physicians /span/bbspanKeeps all equipment and patient rooms clean /span/bbspanResponsible for continuous quality improvements in the routine functions of the lab /span/bbspanTroubleshoots machines to resolve technical problems and/or calls for service when needed /span/bbspanWorks as a team with coworkers in Quality Assurance issues and accreditation requirements /span/bbspanChecks patient charts for physician orders, notes and/or other pertinent information or instructions /span/bbspanCorrelates the clinical history with the examination being performed /span/bbspanObtains adequate CEU credits to maintain licensure /span/bbspanRecognizes emergency situations, initiates code procedures, administers BLS as needed /span/bbspanSecures and maintains adequate supplies for service; cleans and prepares instruments /span/bbspanPerforms other duties as assigned/span/bb/bbOther information:br/bbspanEDUCATION/EXPERIENCE /s

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