Mercy Health (Multiple Locations) Echo Technologist in Joplin, Missouri
We're a Little Different Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service. We don't believe in jobs at Company , we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. At Company , you'll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow. The Echo Technician I works under the supervision of the Executive Director - Cardiovascular Services and Radiology. Performs Echocardiogram, Stress Echo, Dobutamine Stress Echo testing, Echo Contrast studies and assists physicians with Transesophageal Echo TEE, including intraoperative transesophageal monitoring. Periodically performs EKG's as needed. Responsible for charging, logging and archiving of procedures. May be assigned additional duties as needed. Performs Cardiac Ultrasound Procedures: Performs Echocardiogram, Stress Echo and Dobutamine Stress Echo testing as ordered by physician. Assist physician with Transesophageal Echos, including intraoperative TEE monitoring. Performs Echo Contrast studies while assisted by nursing staff. Performs all patient procedures accurately in a professional manner and practicing compassionate care. Assists EKG/EEG tech as necessary to ensure optimal departmental operations, i.e., coverage for stat EKG pager on weekends.Expert Assessment: Recognizes emergency patient care situations and promptly provides correct response. Evaluates patient for appropriateness of procedure, i.e., treadmill stress versus pharmacological stress. Interprets procedure and notifies physician of critical test findings.Excellent Customer Service: Performs reception activities courteously. Responds to patient and visitor inquiries promptly and provides information as possible while maintaining confidentiality of information as required. Answers phone in a timely manner and occasionally schedules procedures. Communicates with others in a professional manner while maintaining a compassionate care attitude. Assesses the needs of patients according to established standards of care.Documentation and Clerical Duties: Operates office equipment, phone system and computer properly. Performs performing a variety of general office activities, i.e., copying, filing, and charting. Generates appropriate procedure charges/credits to patient accounts. Audits daily revenue sheets for accuracy and adjusts patient account charges when needed.Work Organization: Organizes daily and weekly work activities to ensure their completion in a timely manner.Coordinates department services with various other departments. Utilizes downtime to maintain a clean and orderly work area.Equipment and Supply Management: Ensures proper function and cleanliness of all equipment. Cleans and disinfects TEE probes with glutaraldehyde, following manufacturer's guidelines and hospital policy. Notifies Biomed, Coordinator and other staff of any machine malfunctions in a timely manner. Ensures that adequate supply levels are available and notifies Admin Assistant if products need to be ordered. Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply..EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/VeteransEmployer's Job# 783277Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.