Echo/Vascular Tech

Privia Health - Fort Worth, TX (30+ days ago)2.8


JOB TITLE: Echo/Vascular Tech
DEPARTMENT: Technicians/Therapists
LOCATION: Fort Worth Hospital District - Fort Worth, TX
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part Time
TYPE OF PRACTICE: Cardiology

GENERAL SUMMARY

We are seeking an Echo/Vascular Sonographer for a Cardiology Clinic in the Fort Worth hospital district near downtown. The candidate will be responsible for performing echocardiography and vascular studies and related tests as ordered by our four physicians and their associates in accordance with acceptable medical practices and procedures. We believe in providing exceptional care to adult and geriatric patient populations.

Job Type:
Part Time

Office Hours/Schedule:
Mon-Thur - 0830-1700
Fri 0830-14:00

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Sonographer will be responsible for proficiently performing Echocardiograms, Carotid Duplex, Exercise Treadmill Stress Tests, Stress Echocardiograms, Abdominal Aorta Duplex, Arterial Duplex, and Venous Duplex Studies following the established ICAEL and ICAVL.
Recognizes normal and abnormal anatomy and physiology relevant to echocardiography and vascular exams.
Accurately inputs all pertinent information and measurements in the NEXTGEN EHR system to create complete and accurate procedure reports.
Accurately inputs charges for all exams performed in the NEXTGEN EHR system.
Appropriately interacts in person and via telephone with patients or their representative regarding test instructions, questions and results.
Continually cleans and stocks exam rooms with supplies and linens.
Maintains equipment by properly cleaning and brings to the attention of the Manager any discrepancies.
Assists with ICAEL / ICAVL accreditation applications as needed.
Follows all OSHA and other safety regulations.
Maintain the confidentiality of protected health information of patients at all times.
Demonstrates safe, proactive patient care skills.
Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Fluently speak, read, and write English.
Good computer and typing skills.
Demonstrates proper utilization and upkeep of equipment.
Critical thinking skills.
Decisive judgment.
Ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
Associates degree from an accredited school of Ultrasound technology
OR
Certificate program specific to Cardiovascular Sonography

Experience:
Minimum 2 years of experience performing echocardiography and vascular ultrasound exams.

Licenses/Certifications:
The sonographer must be registered in both cardiac echo and vascular through Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) or American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers Diagnostic (ARDMS). Within 90 days of employment date, must successfully complete required job competencies.
RCS/RDMS/RDCS
RVT/RVS