Cardiovascular Tech I
Company: Martin Memorial Health Systems, Inc.
Posted on: June 7, 2021
I. Basic Purpose:
Performs either diagnostic echocardiography or vascular studies
for subsequent evaluation and treatment by attending physician.
Should also be proficient in stress testing, hooking up Holter
monitors, and EKG procedures.
II. Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Complies with established corporate and departmental policies,
procedures, objectives, quality assurance methods, and safety
codes. Demonstrates compliance with licensing, regulatory and
accrediting agency provisions as required.
Consistently demonstrates appropriate and professional
communication behavior toward patients, customers, and coworkers.
Cooperates with Management and peers to promote an environment of
teamwork and collaboration.
Reviews charts, requisitions and physicians' orders to determine
appropriateness of patient examinations. Obtains pertinent patient
information; performs patient education as needed
Maintains a safe, private, comfortable and therapeutic
environment for patients in accordance with hospital standards.
Performs and demonstrates full competency in all
echocardiographic or vascular ultrasound techniques and
Monitors and ensures accuracy of charges and prepares
preliminary report for reading physician.
Checks equipment and set up prior to procedure. Communicates any
problems or requests for service to supervisor as needed.
May be responsible for direct supervision of clinical students
assigned to work area.
Responsible for maintaining appropriate inventory levels.
Ensures sufficient supplies are stocked prior to leaving for the
Performs the functions of a Stress and EKG Technician as
Able to cross train into other cardiology procedures
(echo/vascular) as needed or required.
- Enhances professional growth and development through
participation in educational
programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and
Attends Department Education offerings.
Attends Department staff meetings.
Maintains annual mandatory education requirements specific to
position as mandated by Martin Health System.
- Performs all other duties as assigned or requested.
III. Minimum Requirements (experience, training, and
To effectively fulfill this position, candidate must meet the
> Successful completion of a program in Echocardiography or
> Must be registered with one of the following: ARDMS
(RDCS/RVT) or CCI (RCS/RVS/RCCS).
> Pediatric experience preferred. Must demonstrate competence
in a variety of simple and complex echocardiographic or vascular
> Current acceptable CPR/BLS certification required: American
Heart Association Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider OR
American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer OR American
Red Cross Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.
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