ECHO TECH PER-DIEM OPTION 1 & 2

Holy Cross Hospital Fort Lauderdale, FL

About the Job

Position Purpose:

Job Description Details:

* Care provided is appropriate to the age of the patients served, as defined in the scope of
service for the area of practice.
* Demonstrates a knowledge of growth and development.
* Demonstrates the ability to obtain information and interpret information in the terms of
the patients needs. 

* Demonstrates an understanding of the range of treatment needed by patients.
* Performs adult, pediatric and neonatal studies with a high degree of accuracy and
efficiency.
* Demonstrates technical expertise in 2-dimensional echocardiography. All structures are
adequately defined and measured and.or demonstrates technical expertise in cerebrovascular
ultrasound.
* Possesses a working knowledge of anatomy and demonstrates significant pathology by
utilizing recommended and stated views as related to procedure. Distinguishes normal and
abnormal anatomy on scans. Appropriately determines when all anatomy is adequately
demonstrated and recorded before terminating an exam.
* Performs Doppler exam and understands blood flow patterns by Doppler spectrum analysis.
Performs the Doppler scan by using pulse, continuous, and independent probes, recognizing
normal and abnormal flow patterns.
* Demonstrates technical expertise in performing color flow scans. Produces real-time
images of optimal quality. Understands and is able to delineate color flow patterns.
* Assists the physician in obtaining real time images, demonstrating all structures and
recording diagnostic findings.

* Performs transesophageal echocardiography.
* Performs a stress echo exercise study by acquiring and storing diagnostic real time 2
dimensional images during the resting and exercising phases of the heart. Works with the
cardiologist to obtain the most optimal images to evaluate the heart for side-by-side
comparison between rest and exercise.
* Echocardiographer: Performs a non-exercise pharmacologic stress echo study by acquiring
and storing diagnostic real time 2 dimensional images at baseline. Low dose, peak dose
and impost phases during the administration of pharmacologic medication. Works with the
cardiologist to obtain the most optimal images at each phase for comparison.
* Assists the operating room physicians as requested and approved by department manager
and/or cardiologists in obtaining real time images demonstrating all cardiac structures
and recording diagnostic findings during a transesophageal echo in the operating room with
and/or without Heart Port procedure and in the inpatient or outpatient setting.
* Carotid ultrasound technologist: Performs Doppler exam and understands blood flow
patterns by Doppler spectrum analysis. Performs the Doppler scan by using pulse,
continuous, and independent probes, recognizing normal and abnormal flow patterns.
* Demonstrates technical expertise in performing color flow scans. Produces real-time
images of optimal quality. Understands and delineates blood flow of cerebrovascular
system.
* Assists the neurologist in obtaining transcranial images.
* Has a full understanding of the procedural findings for the preparation of preliminary
reports to assist physician in final interpretations.

MINIMUM QUALFICATIONS:
* High school diploma or equivalency required.
* Transcranial Doppler experience preferred.
* CPR certification required.
* Carotid ultrasound experience preferred (a must for carotid ultrasound tech position).
* RDMS or RVT preferred.
* Echocardiography experience, prefer experience with all stress echo procedures.

OPTION 1-$32.00

Minimum 24 hours per 4 week schedule

1 weekend per 4 week schedule as needed

OPTION 2-$35.00

Minimum of 32 hours per 4 week schedule

1 weekend per 4 week schedule as needed

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