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Senior Echocardiographic Technician - Westwood 8/12/2016

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

Company
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
H83905
AJE Ref #
575862536
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Title:
Senior Echocardiographic Technician - Westwood

UCLA Title:
Echocardiographic Tchn Sr

Job No.:
H83905

Work Hours:
Monday-Friday, Day Shift

Work Location:
Westwood Cardiac Imaging & Santa Monica Cardiology

Job Type:
Career

Duration:
Indefinite

Minimum Salary:
$46.25 / $8048

Maximum Salary:
$61.05 / $10623

Layoff Referral Deadline:
05/16/2016

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:

Successful completion of a cardiac echocardiography technology program. 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 for. Ability to be Registered (RDMS and/or RCS) in adult cardiac echocardiography within one year of employment. 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. Ability to deliver basic cardiac life support (BCLS). Graduate of Cardiac Echocardiography Technology Program & Registered in the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) and/or with Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI). Current BCLS CPR card.



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