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Echocardiographic Technician, Per Diem 8/12/2016

University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers Los Angeles, CA

Company
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Job Classification
Part Time
Company Ref #
H82789
AJE Ref #
575863059
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Title:
Echocardiographic Technician, Per Diem

UCLA Title:
Echocardiographic Tchn PD

Job No.:
H82789

Work Hours:
M-F, day shift

Work Location:
Cardiology Clinics (multiple)

Job Type:
Per Diem

Duration:
6 months

Minimum Salary:
$52.99 / $9220

Maximum Salary:
$52.99 / $9220

Layoff Referral Deadline:


Bargaining Unit:
EX



JOB DUTIES:

Under the supervision of the UCLA Cardiac Imaging Physicians, perform all 2-dimensional echoes, M-mode, and Doppler studies. Notifies (By Pager) Cardiac Imaging Physicians for any URGENT and/or Pre-Operative Echo Readings. Prepare preliminary interpretation of those studies. Prepare and maintain records pertinent to echo studies. Perform other duties as assigned and directed by the UCLA Cardiac Imaging Physicians and Manager.



JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduate of Cardiac Echocardiogrpahy Technology Program & Registered in ARDMS. Current BCLS. Knowledge and ability to apply knowledge of cardiac anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology. Ability to apply theory to practice in the application of ultrasound technique to the clinical evaluation of the target anatomy. Ability to push the 500+ lb. echo machine for distances up to 100 feet within the office. Skill and manual dexterity to manipulate transducer and buttons, and knobs on the echo machine to obtain optimal studies. Knowledge, skill, and ability to use P.C. and word processing software to generate written preliminary reports. Knowledge, skill, and ability to make preliminary evaluations of echo studies to generate written preliminary reports. Ability to prepare and maintain log of procedures, track charge documents, compare activity records, and determine that all studies are billed and collected. Ability to work independently and complete tasks in a timely manner with minimal to no direction. Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients, physicians, nurses, staff, and others in a professional and courteous manner. Ability to read, interpret, apply, and/or follow physician orders, policies, procedures, or written and verbal instructions.



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