Echo Cardiographer Technician

Waukesha, Wisconsin

Category: Allied

Travel

Job ID: 786702

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1365 / Week

Posted Date: 5/23/2024

Waukesha, Wisconsin

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $1365 / Week

Job ID: 786702

Posted Date: 5/23/2024

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Under general supervision, performs vascular andechocardiography ultrasound examinations for patients.  Participates in a variety of specializedtechnical evaluation procedures, including analyzing digitized electrocardiography(ECG) tapes, Holter monitoring, cardiac ultrasound and echocardiography, andgenerating quantitative arrhythmia reports. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs diagnostic cardiovascular and echocardiographyultrasound examinations according to department procedures
  • Locates and records internal elements of the body, includingblood 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 explains procedures to relax patientto eliminate test artifacts
  • Monitors the patient for potentially dangerous physical andemotional changes
  • Recognizes abnormal rhythms and immediately notifiesphysician.  Evaluates test results forclarity and accuracy; reviews tests with peers
  • Informs physicians of preliminary findings as requested, andaccording to department procedures
  • Distributes completed test results to physicians and serviceproviders
  • Maintains patient charts, enters diagnosis and billingcodes, logs data into patient information systems, and updates file systems fortests performed
  • Cleans and sterilizes equipment and work space
  • Recognizes equipment malfunctions and adjusts equipment orrefers for repair
  • Instructs patients in pretest preparation, answers questionsand explains procedures
  • Sets up patient room and maintains stock area for proceduresincluding linens, electrodes, and cassette tapes; order supplies as necessary
  • Adheres to all Amergis and worksite rules, policies andprocedures
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree or experience in a related fieldpreferred and/or per state requirements
  • One (1) year of experience as a Cardiovascular technicianpreferred
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency programwhen applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
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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