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Echocardiographer - Cardiology

Requisition ID:

22158392

Business Unit:

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

Location:

Torrington, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 32
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

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Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for the 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut.  CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment.

 

Performs and assists with a variety of echocardiographic tests and other related duties, working under limited supervision to ensure high quality diagnostic studies.  Reports to the manager of Non-Invasive Cardiology Services.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Key areas of responsibility
  • Produce echocardiograms that satisfy the laboratory protocols for standard transthoracic imaging and for special conditions including valvular heart disease, stress echocardiography, 3D echocardiography and strain imaging
  • Participates fully in all the routine procedures within the laboratory, including transesophageal echo, stress echo, and structural heart disease cases        
  • Identify studies which require vetting for appropriateness. When present, recognizes true cardiac emergencies, including cardiac tamponade, aortic dissection, and acute valvular regurgitation. Uses contrast for appropriate indications
  • Has facility with a full variety of special indications, including patients with ventricular assist devices (LVAD and RVAD), Impella pumps, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).        
  • Performs echocardiograms on patients participating in clinical trials according to the prescribed protocol 

Qualifications

Education

  • Associates Degree in Health Care.
  • Experience
  • One year previous echo experience.
  • Experience with two-dimensional, m-mode, Doppler, TEE and stress echo required.
  • Licensure, Certification, Registration
  • RCS by CCI or RDCS by ARDMS
  • Valid CPR Certification.
  • Language Skills
  • Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements 
  • Ability to perform on average seven procedures daily lasting forty- five minutes to two hours per procedure.
  • Ability to apply H3W Leadership behaviors, CHAMP behaviors and professionalism

 

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