St. John's Riverside Hospital

Echocardiogram Technologist

Job ID
2017-2550
Andrus
Category
Allied Health
Position Type
Per Diem
Hours Per Week
0
Shift
Day
Work Shift
8am-4pm, Monday-Friday as needed
Posted Salary
$30.694/HR - $42.205/HR

Overview

St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.

 

St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.   

 

St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.

 

Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong

Responsibilities

The Echocardiogram Technologist uses Ultrasound to visualize internal cardiac structures, obtain measurements of cardiac valves, ventricle and left atrium and visualize blood flow. Assists the physician with complex ultrasound procures. Performs electrocardiograms per procedure. expands scope of examination according to any abnormalities observed.  obtains patient information from the patient, chart, and physician.  Selects the appropriate transducer and settings for the machine for optimal visuals, maintains records of all procedures performed, sends reports to requesting physicians and archives the tape and text of patient examinations.  Makes sure that all equipment is calibrated correctly on a month basis. 

Qualifications

1-2 years of ultrasound experience in echocardiology required. Ability to communicate in English; both verbally and in writing, bilingual preferred. ARDCS or CCI certification required and current BCLS certification. Echo/Doppler interpretive skills essential. HS graduate or equivalent. Strong background in electrocardiography and cardiac special procedures as well as knowledge of cardiac anatomy and physiology.  Ability to function in an emergency situation. Experience/knowledge of Microsoft Office required. Excellent communication and customer service skills required.

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