The Noninvasive Ultrasound Technologist IV performs electrocardiography procedures, exercise stress testing, nuclear stress testing, ambulatory monitoring, cardiac and vascular ultrasound/imaging and other specialties of ultrasound for diagnostic purposes at Bryan Medical Center.
1.*Commits to the mission, vision, beliefs and consistently demonstrates our core values. 2.*Competently performs diagnostic electrocardiograms, holter monitor applications and adult cardiac ultrasounds (Stress Echo and Transesophageal) and vascular ultrasound/imaging and ultrasound specialties in accordance with established departmental procedures. 3.*Performs quantitative calculations from data obtained and records preliminary impression where applicable. 4.*Provides the reading physician with adequate diagnostic information necessary to generate final report; notifies physician if results require immediate attention. 5.*Performs routine equipment maintenance and departmental maintenance including cleaning, disinfection and use of appropriate solutions. 6.*Transports patient and/or equipment, alone or with assistance, in bed, wheeled cart or wheel chair to designated area. 7.*Assists with holding venous and arterial pressure to achieve hemostasis. 8.*Accesses and administers drugs and biologicals that are pertinent to essential job functions in accordance with Medical Center procedures. 9.Cross-trains into other areas of noninvasive technology such as electrocardiograms, signal-averaged electrocardiograms, flight physical electrocardiograms, exercise stress testing, nuclear stress testing and additional noninvasive technology as assigned; cross-trains into other ultrasound modalities. 10.Informs supervisor (s) of any institution or equipment concerns. 11.Communicates/interfaces with Medical Center personnel, medical staff, patients, families and outside agencies to ensure quality patient care. 12.Maintains a safe working environment. 13.Maintains confidentiality of hospital, patient and family information. 14.Participates in quality initiatives and lab accreditations (with ICAEL/ICAVL) activities; participates in quality assurance data collection. 15.Attends monthly staff meetings. 16.Participates in training of echocardiography, vascular ultrasound interns, acting as assigned preceptor or providing general support of their education; completes required documentation as indicated. 17.Advances work knowledge by participating in continuing education in-services, reading periodicals/literature and seeking ongoing development opportunities. 18.May deliver medications received on unit to the appropriate patient, RN, physician, medication drawer or medication storage place. 19.Operates mobile ultrasound equipment in all areas of the hospital. 20.Provides education to the patient and family by providing an explanation of the procedure.
Graduation from a diagnostic medical sonography program or equivalency required. Must obtain Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RCDS) or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) within one (1) year of hire through the American Registry of Diagnostic Sonographers or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) or provide demonstrated progress toward achieving registry AND must obtain Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) or Registered Vascular Sonographer (RVS) within (1) years of hire through the American Registry of Diagnostic Sonographers or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) or provide demonstrated progress toward achieving registry. For staff with specialized pediatric training and a minimum of one (1) year experience in Pediatric Cardiac Sonography they would not be required to carry the additional Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) or Registered Vascular Sonographer (RVS) credential to qualify as a level 4 Technologist.
Basic Life Support (CPR) with AED certification required. Valid State of Nebraska driver’s license required. Verification and maintenance of responsible driving record per facility standards required.
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