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echocardiography Technician (RPT)

Company: ECMC
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

The work involves the operation and maintenance of echocardiographic equipment in the Center for Cardiovascular Care at the Erie County Medical Center Corporation. The incumbent performs a variety of technical patient care and related duties under general supervision of the Technical Director Echocardiography. Supervision is not a function of this position. Does related work as required. # TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: Schedules echocardiograms for patients; Performs medically prescribed echocardiography procedures such as transthoracic, transesophageal testing and echocardiography stress test; Performs preliminary editing of echocardiographic data; Attends in-service and other training courses to remain current in the field; Maintains records of echocardiograms administered; Disseminates final reports to in-patients and out-patient records as well as to referring physician; Transports equipment to on-site of acute or emergency echocardiographic study within ECMCC; Assists physicians in performance of transesophageal echocardiograms including patient set-up, patient monitoring and patient transport to recovery; Participates in the development of departmental goals and objectives. # FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of technical practices, procedures and techniques of echocardiography; good knowledge of the science of echocardiography; ability to perform technical echocardiography work on patients; ability to recognize abnormal echocardiographic information; ability to maintain echocardiography equipment; ability to transport echocardiography equipment; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with a diverse constituency; sound professional judgment; capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. # MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A.)# Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate#s Degree or higher degree in Echocardiography, Sonography, Vascular Technology, Ultrasound Technology, Radiologic Technology or closely allied health field; or: B.)## Completion of a certificate program from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university in Echocardiography, Sonography, Vascular Technology, Ultrasound Technology, Radiologic Technology or closely allied health field. # SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Eligibility for certification as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) as issued by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) at time of appointment; Possession of certification as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) as issued by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) within six (6) months of initial appointment and maintenance throughout duration of appointment. # NOTE: Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated toward meeting full-time experience requirements.

Keywords: ECMC, Buffalo , echocardiography Technician (RPT), Professions , Buffalo, New York

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