Avera St. Lukes Hospital - Aberdeen Echo Technician in Aberdeen, South Dakota

Job Summary:In both the inpatient and outpatient care settings, the Echocardiography Technologist will perform the duties and responsibilities as assigned below. Under the indirect medical supervision, the individual will be required to provide services to patients in all areas of the inpatient, outpatient, and outreach settings and in all age groups from neonatal to geriatric.The Echocardiography Technologist is responsible and accountable to the Director of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services. The technologist works under the indirect supervision of the Medical Director for Cardiopulmonary Services or other Special Care areas and carries out assigned duties and responsibilities according to the policies and procedures approved by the Medical Director. The individual is expected to possess advanced knowledge and skills in the following areas:Echocardiography Adult and PediatricsTransesophageal EchocardiographyStress EchocardiographyContrast EchocardiographyEducation/Experience:The Echocardiography Technologist will have formalized training in the scanning, measurements, taping, and anatomy of echocardiography.Technologist is a graduate of a formalized training school and certified in Basic Life Support and ACLS. Echocardiography Technologist would be registered as a Diagnostic Sonographer and/or Registered Echogardiography Technologist with an accrediting body such as the ARRT or ARDMS.The Echocardiography Technologist should have some experience in the areas of diagnostic cardiac imaging, and other non-invasive cardiac training.Hours: 7:00am-3:30pm; 8:00am-4:30pm; 80hrs/2wks