HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Echo Sonographer Reg, PRN in El Paso, Texas

_POSITION SUMMARY:_ This position is responsible for performing Echocardiography Ultrasound techniques and Echocardiography examinations for subsequent evaluation and interpretation by a physician**


_POPULATION SERVED: _ Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served: Cardiac/cardiovascular, conditions and diseases including but not limited to : Cardiac valve(s) stenosis/insufficiency, etc.


_ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:_ 1. Performs Echo’s on patients in all settings including Intensive Care areas 2. Responsible for care of equipment, ensures proper reporting of equipment malfunction or downtime 3. Performs quality Echocardiography diagnostic studies according to physician orders 4. Maintains records of examination data and other pertinent information on patients 5. Communicates findings to the physician interpreting the studies 6. Notifies physician upon completion of study 7. Participates in “On Call” coverage as needed 8. All other duties as assigned.

*REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS*__ 1. BCLS Certification 2. Registered in Echocardiography under ARDMS or CCI



*REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE* 1. High School diploma or equivalent 2. Formal training in Echocardiography ultrasound.

*PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES* 1. Knowledge of cardiovascular system 2. Able to recognize abnormalities, correlate information obtained and convey preliminary findings to physician 3. Proficient sonographic techniques in order to produce accurate and appropriate physiologic information 4. Flexibility with work situations 5. Basic clerical skills

Job: *Imaging

Title: Echo Sonographer Reg, PRN

Location: Texas-El Paso-Las Palmas Medical Center - El Paso

Requisition ID: 01515-19412