Job Posting:Echocardiovascular Tech (PRN)
Location:Washington Regional Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR
Shift:As needed (PRN)
POSITION SUMMARY This position is responsible for direct care of patients having cardiac ultrasound procedures. Performs a variety of technical functions that require reasonable independent judgment under minimal to no direct supervision. This position has exposure to communicable disease, body fluids, radiation, and chemicals common to an ultrasound lab and inpatient nursing areas. This position spends the minority of the time standing and walking (less than 50% of work time). Frequent lifting, pushing/pulling and carrying of up to 100 lbs. is required when positioning patients and equipment (up to 30% of work time). This position serves a variety of age groups: Adults (up to 30% of the time), geriatrics (60%), pediatrics (8%) and neonates (2%). Ability to work extended hours and days is required as well as ability to take CV ultrasound call.LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIREDARDMS and/or CCI registry is preferred. If employee is not registered, competency must be demonstrated and approved by the Medical Director of Cardiology.SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL AND SKILL COMPETENCIES REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITIONRequires knowledge of cardiovascular ultrasound practices generally associated with and ultrasound lab. Minimum qualification includes 2 years of cardiac ultrasound experience. BCLS is required. Preferred qualifications include ARDCS and/or CCI registration and ACLS registration.
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