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Echo Technologist - Cardiology Arrhythmia (Per Diem)

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New Britain General


New Britain, CT

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Job Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 1
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Per Diem Echo Technologist.

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The Hospital of Central Connecticut is an acute-care community teaching hospital, we provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicine and surgery, as well as a wide variety of specialties. Staffed by our talented team of leading professionals, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patients from birth through the end of life.
Job Summary
We are currently looking for an Echo Technologist who functions as a sonographer, specializing in cardiac ultrasound.

Key Responsibilities:
• Performs all clinical and technical aspects of echocardiography including
o Transthoracic echocardiograms
o Exercise and pharmacological stress echocardiograms
o Trans esophageal echocardiograms
• Provides safe and appropriate care to patients undergoing echocardiography by maintaining comprehensive understanding of cardiac anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology.
• Generates accurate preliminary echo reports for physician review utilizing a computerized system.
• Maintains technical skill and knowledge in the use of digital echo imaging equipment and computerized network systems.
• Appropriately interprets and responds to critical result echocardiograms per departmental policy.
• Assists in the scheduling and triaging of patient testing.
• Adheres to hospital infection control policies and procedures.
• Performs and documents appropriate checks on equipment (TEE probe) used in the clinic setting.
• May serve as a preceptor for cardiac ultrasound students.
• Assures that accurate patient charging/billing is completed.
• Participates in echocardiography performance improvement initiatives, educational programs and quarterly ICEAL meetings.
• Supports the organization’s values and the departmental philosophy of teamwork, productivity, quality and fiscal responsibility.
• Provides age appropriate care to those ranging from young adult to older adult.
• Performs other duties as assigned.


• Graduate of an approved cardiovascular program.
• Associates Degree in Health Care. (Bachelor’s Degree in a health related field preferred.)
• CPR Certification required.
• Must be a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or a Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) with Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), or must obtain either registry within 6 months of hire.
• Experience with two-dimensional, m-mode, Doppler, TEE and stress echo required.
• The ability to work independently
• On Call Required

Critical Success Factors:
• Three years’ experience in echocardiography including expertise in TEE, TTE, pharmacological and exercise stress echo.
• Self-motivated.
• Ability and desire to learn.
• Assumes personal responsibility for success for self and department.
• Effective verbal and written communication skills.

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