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Estimated Pay $14 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Winchester, Virginia

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We are looking for Echo/Cardiovascular Technologists (Echo Tech) for an immediate travel opening in Winchester, VA. The right Echo Tech should have 1 year of experience. Read below for more requirements.

As an Echo Tech, you will be responsible for the use of the cardiac ultrasound machine and ensuring that images are accurate and passed on to physicians for medical interpretation. Echo Techs are also responsible for the preparation of and caring for patients undergoing echocardiograms.

Tasks

As an Echo Tech, you should be prepared to perform the following tasks:

Educate patients and/or patient's family regarding procedures performed
Demonstrate competence in performance of echocardiographic studies
Consistently perform quality Doppler and color Doppler Exams
Acquire quality Stress Echo and Dobutamine images according to Physician and benchmark standards
Perform quality Trans esophageal echocardiograms according to physician expectations
Demonstrate an understanding of cardiac disease processes and acquired images
Report findings or concerns to reading physician for prompt interpretation
Perform all related processing required for each completed study
Maintain equipment including cleaning and disinfecting according to department procedure and identifying problems with equipment and reporting appropriately
Maintain accurate patient records
Understand and use the McKesson PACS system
Requirements

Must have 1 year of experience. Must have BLS and ARMDS or CCI National Certification and state-specific licensing when required.

Echo Techs should be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, as well as bend, lean or stoop without difficulty. Echo Techs must have a sound knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology.

Requirements*: ARDMS, BLS, 2 Years

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