Echo Tech

Palomar Health - Escondido, CA (30+ days ago)4.0


Responsible for performing diagnostic cardiac ultrasound procedures, tranesophageal echoes, and stress echoes by producing, assessing, and evaluating cardiac ultrasound images and related data used by physicians to render a medical diagnosis. Acquires and evaluates data while exercising discretion and judgment in the performance of clinical examination of neonatal, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients. Participates as a team member to ensure appropriate treatment to all co-workers, physicians, and patients. May attend meetings or participate in programs to improve operations or services. May assist with the training of new personnel as needed. May perform cardiac ultrasound procedures at other facilities as patient volume requires. Speak and read English at a level that is sufficient to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. Knowledge of standard office equipment (i.e., calculator, fax, photocopier) and personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows, Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint, internet, e-mail). Windows computer skills including proficient use of keyboarding, use of mouse or keys for functions such as selecting items, use of drop down menus, scroll bars, opening folders, copying and similar operations required upon employment or within the 1st two weeks of employment to perform the essential functions of the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Follows Palomar Health rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards. Carries out the mission, vision, and quality commitment of Palomar Health.
Job Requirements

Minimum Education: As required by certification and/or licensure

Preferred Education: Bachelors degree

Minimum Experience: Experience required to become ARDMS certification board-eligible

Preferred Experience: 1 - 2 years experience as a cardiac ultrasound technician

Required Certification: American Heart Association recognized BLS - Healthcare Provider

Preferred Certification: Not Applicable

Required License: Association of Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) within 2 years of hire

Preferred License: Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT)