The Echo Tech manages patient stress by patiently explaining exam procedures, answering questions and providing ambulatory assistance.The incumbent positions patients, applies medical gels and electrodes, connects and adjusts equipment and verifies wave signals. The Echo Tech also produces high-quality imaging by accurately positioning transducer, monitoring display, listening to signals, adjusting beam strength and focus, detecting artifacts that mimic abnormalities, and recording images.
The ability to perform ICAEL standard adult echocardiograms and adult stress echo.
Performs echocardiograms in a timely manner.
The ability to recognize cardiac pathology.
Adheres to and practices appropriate Infection Control Policies and Procedures. Responsible for maintaining current licensure/certification/CME requirements as well as assume the responsibility for on-going professional development.
The ability to interact and communicate with physicians, cardiology fellows, management and fellow employees in a way that promotes teamwork and a productive working environment.
The ability to perform duties in an independent manner.
Data and billing entry into the EMR. Structuring reports in the digital imaging PACS system.
Ability to perform portable echocardiograms in various areas of the hospital including the medical and surgical intensive care units.
The ability to execute job duties to achieve optimal productivity and efficiency.
The ability to ensure the accuracy and completeness of work performed.
The ability to maintain a clean organized work area.
The ability to demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of cardiac pathology.
Minimum of 3 years scanning experience, preferred. Pediatric exeprience preferred.
Graduate from a Diagnostic Cardiovascular Ultrasound Program, required.
Licenses / Certifications:
Active credentials in the area of Adult Echocardiography with CCI or ARDMS
Special Requirements: Must be able to travel to various locations, required.
WMCHealth is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with ten hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, a state of the art Telemedicine program, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.