Echo Tech

Shreveport, Louisiana

Category: Allied

Travel

Job ID: 776016

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $2502 / Week

Posted Date: 5/6/2024

Shreveport, Louisiana

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $2502 / Week

Job ID: 776016

Posted Date: 5/6/2024

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Amergis Healthcare Staffing is seeking an Echo Technologist to perform vascular and echocardiography ultrasound examinations for patients.

Responsibilities:
  • Performs diagnostic cardiovascular and echocardiography ultrasound examinations according to department procedures.
  • Locates and records internal elements of the body, including blood vessels and organs, and identifies any anomalies indicative of disease, injury, or other medically significant condition.
  • Performs imaging and non-imaging cardiovascular evaluations, including exercise tolerance tests, Holter monitoring, event recorders, electrocardiograms, stress tests, and transesophageal echocardiography.
  • Adjusts equipment and calms patient to eliminate test artifacts.
  • Monitors the patient for potentially dangerous physical and emotional changes.
  • Recognizes abnormal rhythms and immediately notifies physician. Evaluates test results for clarity and accuracy; reviews tests with peers.
  • Informs physicians of preliminary findings as requested, and according to Department procedures.
  • Distributes completed test results to physicians and service providers.
  • Maintains patient charts, enters diagnosis and billing codes, logs data into patient information systems, and updates file systems for tests performed.
  • Cleans and sterilizes equipment and work space. Recognizes equipment malfunctions and readjusts equipment or refers for repair.
  • Instructs patients in pretest preparation, answers questions and explains procedures.
  • Adheres to all Amergis and worksite rules, policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements:
  • An Associate’s Degree or experience in a related field preferred and/or per state requirements.
  • One (1) year of experience as an ultrasound technician preferred.
  • Current BLS card.
  • Successful completion of Amergis Healthcare Staffing testing process.
  • Current physical exam, if required by state regulations or contract specifications.
  • Current TB test or chest x-ray.
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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