Echo Technologist PRN

  • HCA
  • Charleston, SC, USA
  • Oct 22, 2017

Job Description

Job Code: 00062-19161

PRN/Per Diem


Trident Medical Center is a 313-bed major medical center providing a comprehensive range of services and specialties including a 24-hour emergency room with a Level II Trauma Center. The hospitals breadth of care options includes specialty facilities such as an award-winning Heart Center, the Trident Breast Care Center and the South Carolina Institute for Robotic Surgery. Trident Medical Center offers Critical Care Services and 24/7 hospitalist and intensivist programs. For more than 40 years, Trident Medical Center has proudly served patients and families in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties.

Position Summary :

Position Summary:
  • The Echo technologist shall be responsible for performing 2D/M-Mode, Doppler, Stress Echocardiograms, and Transesophogeal Echocardiograms including processing all orders and reports.
  • The technician shall perform arterial vascular studies which include ankle brachial studies, lower extremity studies and carotid ultrasound.
  • This position will also be responsible for assisting in performing other duties in the diagnostic cardiology department (Special Testing) such as performing EKGs, Holter Monitoring, and Stress Testing.
  • Job may include direct supervision of students at the discretion of the area supervisor.
  • Employee must have the same licensure or have completed the same training to satisfy the requirements of the discipline of the student.
  • Direct supervision means the primary caregiver is readily available to the student throughout the shift.

Position Requirements:

A. Licensure/Certification/Registration:
  • Registered or eligible for credentialing as an Echocardiographer (must obtain registration within 3 months of employment),
  • BLS-Healthcare provider.

B. Education:
  • Associate Degree in sonography specializing in cardiology preferred.

C. Experience:

• Experience in performing all modes of Echocardiography and Vascular studies.

• Performs in accordance with delineated job responsibilities and satisfactorily completes a yearly evaluation based on these responsibilities.

• Must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively meet the needs of the patient/internal & external customer.

D. Special qualifications:
  • Effective communication skills; both orally and written. Strong organizational and problem solving skills

Last Edited: 10/20/2017