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Echo Cardiographics Tech Per Diem Weekends

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Location: Teaneck, NJ, United States
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Description

Holy Name is New Jersey's last remaining independent, Catholic health system, comprising a comprehensive 361-bed acute care medical center, a cancer center, medical fitness center, residential hospice, nursing school, and physician network. The system has a national reputation for providing culturally sensitive care to a diverse population, drawing patients from across the New York City region to its specialty centers and renowned doctors. Holy Name's mission to provide technologically advanced, compassionate and personalized care extends across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance. The system is known as a high-quality, low-cost provider of extraordinary clinical care given by compassionate, highly trained physicians and staff.

A Brief Overview
Echo Technicians produce images through the use of high frequency sound waves (ultrasound) and other noninvasive echocardiography testing equipment. To provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to a particular patient population, these procedures require specialized knowledge and skills. Technicians are required to be able to perform specific technical duties related to echocardiography testing including TTE,TEE, & Stress echocardiograms

What you will do

  • Identify patients using a patient wristband and written requisition
  • Verbally explains exam to patients prior to beginning the procedure
  • Performs transthoracic echocardiograms in accordance with departmental protocol
  • Proficient in transesophageal echocardiograms and stress echocardiograms
  • Knowledgeable in anatomy and cardiac pathology
  • Analyze images, data, and patient information for the physician to interpret in the reporting system
  • Notify the physician or appropriate clinical staff immediately if abnormal heart rhythms are detected
  • Observe strict patient confidentiality in accordance with HIPPA guidelines
  • Maintain cardiology equipment in cleaning working conditions
  • Verbally communicate any equipment malfunction to the Cardiology supervisor & notify Clinical Engineering by placing a service call
  • Assist with training new personnel when applicable
  • IV Certification required to independently perform contrast studies. (Will train on site)
  • Available to be part of on-call rotation if necessary
  • Perform any related duties as assigned



Education Qualifications

  • High School Diploma Or equivalent Required


Experience Qualifications

  • 1-3 years Minimum 1 year similar experience Required

Licenses and Certifications

  • (CV) - ARDMS or ARRT - Cardiovascular Upon Hire Required or
  • RCS - Registered Cardiac Sonographer Upon Hire Required
  • BCLS - Basic Life Support American Heart Association Upon Hire Required


Holy Name is a mission-driven facility whose quality standards and philosophy are rooted in the principles of its founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Those principles are exercised daily by the Medical Center's dedicated and talented team of physicians, nurses, allied health employees, and a wide variety of non-clinical administrative and operational staff members. Holy Name is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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