Echocardio Tech II - 497242



Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Title: Echocardio Tech II

Department Org: Heart Station - 109070

Employee Classification: B8 - Unclass Contingent AFSCME HSC

Bargaining Unit: AFSCME HSC

Primary Location: HSC H

Shift: 9

Start Time: 7:30am End Time: 4:00pm

Posted Salary: $27.00 - $34.08

Float: True

Rotate: True

On Call: False

Travel: False

Weekend/Holiday: False

Job Description:

As a member of the health care team, performs non-invasive cardiac diagnostic testing including M-mode echocardiograms, 2-Dimensional and 3-Dimensional Sector scans, Cardiac Doppler, Colorflow Imaging, and measurement of Ejection Fraction by echocardiogram on patients who are adolescent, and adults at UTMC. Assists the physician in the performance of Transesophageal Echocardiograms. Performs Stress Exercise Echocardiograms in the Heart Station with the Stress Laboratory personnel. Maintains digital computer system.
All employees must adhere to the following at all times:
• Employee is expected to adhere to UTMC Service Values including iCare standards at all times.
• Adheres to hospital policies and procedures as well as addresses patient safety, performance improvement, and quality of care issues.
1. Adheres to NPSG 09.02.01 by following the Morse Fall Scale to assess all patients for their risk of falling.
2. Adheres to NPSG 07.01.01 by effectively washing hands when going from one patient to the next.
• Knowledgeable about patient safety and quality of care issues. Able to recognize safety issues in the department and handles incidents per institutional and/or departmental policies and procedures. If safety issues were identified; all issues were handled timely and appropriately.
• Department education and training focus has a direct impact on patient safety and reduces unsafe working conditions for employees.
• Employee attends and follows all department specific safety education and training in an effort to create a safe work environment.
1. Recognizes Frayed Cord:
Reports equipment dysfunction in timely manner.
Make sure alternate process is in place and action is taken.
Reduces adverse results or impact to patient care and the employee.
2. Recognize exposure to Blood:
Worked as a team to limit exposure and create a safe work environment.
Safety concerns: The manager has been timely with staff training and education.
Wiping up spills.
3. Follows standardized approach for handoff communication
Follows policy for communication including the opportunity to ask and respond to questions

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (Indicate minimum required to qualify or perform this job.)
Required Education/Experience/Licensing:
1. Associate Degree in Cardiovascular Technology or higher relevant degree required
2. Must be registered in Adult Echocardiography through ARDMS or obtain within 6 months of hire.
3. Computer knowledge required.
4. AHA/CPR certification required in Basic Life Support Health Care Provider
5. Experience in non-invasive cardiology preferred.
Required Communication and other skills:
1. Must be able to be on-call and work independently when called in.
2. Must be able to be on-call and be in to the hospital within 1 hour when called in.

Conditions of Employment:

To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free. To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free. Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

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